We had a fantastic time at the Bellfield project. We were joined by Visionaries for Change from VCU. Pictures coming soon
During this tour, participants will see community development efforts in three distinctly different settings and stages – a mature expression in a public housing community, a one year old expression in a church setting and a our brand new efforts in a commercial corridor of our city. Embrace Richmond is a faith-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization
Wendy will be speaking to over 400 YMCA supportersat the 5th annual Good Friday Breakfast on March 29 at 7:00. The breakfast will be at the Holiday Inn Kroger Center located at 1021 Kroger Center Blvd, Richmond, VA 23235. Admission is $15.00. For registration and more information go to their website.
Embrace Richmond is supporting the efforts of the IMANI CDC’s training initiative known as Belfield Project. The purpose of the project is to train youth in fundamental skills and develop strong work ethics by engaging youth and young adults in the renovation of an abandoned property located at 3004 Hanes Avenue right off Brookland Park Boulevard.
On January 26 we’ll be Hope Thrift’s ministry of the day. 100% of proceeds on that day will go to support Embrace. We’ll be there from9:00 AM-5:00 PM helping shoppers and sharing about Embrace’s mission. Hope Thrift is a ministry of Hope Church located at 11260 Patterson Ave. We’re so excited to partner with this fantastic
Embrace Richmond is a faith-based non-profit organization addressing issues of concern from a Christian perspective. Embrace Richmond grew out of a homeless woman’s desire to give back and we continue to foster this “pay it forward” philosophy in everything we do. Our mission is to strengthen under-resourced communities by empowering neighbors to help one another.
Best Practices for Faith-Based Community Transformation When: November 30- December 1, 2012 Where: Northminster Church/ 3121 Moss Side Ave/ Richmond, VA 23222 Come learn how your local congregations can effectively and sustainably partner with their neighbors for community transformation. We invite any pastor, staff person or lay leader feeling challenged by the realities of making
I first met Forrest White in Hillside Court. His church, Trinity United Methodist Church, has been actively engaging the Oak Grove community for several years through the Oak Grove Micah Initiative. As the Youth and Missions Director, Forrest wanted to learn more about what was going on in the south side and has joined our
Bob Lupton has invested almost 40 years of his life in inner-city Atlanta. In response to a call that he first felt while serving in Vietnam, he left a budding business career to work with delinquent urban youth. Bob and his family sold their suburban home and moved into the inner-city where they have lived
Introducing the Embrace Richmond Summer Internship Program This summer Embrace Richmond will be using our final AmeriCorps slots to empower young adults to be a blessing to the Brookland Park Boulevard corridor and the surrounding neighborhoods of Ginter Park Terrace, North Central, Battery Park and Barton Heights. We have 7 positions available for summer interns