Thrifty Quaker to Support Embrace Richmond

The Thrifty Quaker has selected Embrace Richmond as their charity of the month for April. For a number of years Midlothian Friends Meeting, a quaker meeting located along the county line between Powhatan and Midlothian, Virginia, had a desire to do major social...

Embrace The Streets Tour – July 26, 2012

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...

Deep Run Dance Marathon Update

As previously posted, Embrace Richmond was selected as one of the recipients of this year’s proceeds from Deep Run High School’s Dance Marathon and Fundraising events. Kathleen Kern, faculty and co-director of the Dance Marathon writes, “The dance is...

Building Confidence

AmeriCorps member Joseph Roberts is a member of the Embrace team and currently runs the computer lab in Hillside Court.  He recently wrote, “As you know, we are here to serve the Hillside community and my job is to assist people coming to the computer lab. I had...

Meet Dreamer Denise Williams-Lenard

Denise Williams-Lenard was introduced to Embrace through the Family Team leader, Patrice Shelton. As a new resident, Denise was given a welcome bucket by the care team and was invited to join the family team to “explore and go on mission with them” building stronger...

Dream Releasers Unite: Introducing "Dream Circles"

Wayne Cordeiro’s book, Doing Church as a Team, is one of my all time favorite books on church leadership. Wayne shares this story; Wayne grew up on an army base in Japan.  One day his family went for a ride outside the base.  When they stopped for lunch an old man at...