Our New Look

Our New Look

Dear Friends, We hope you like our new look.  In an effort to make our website more informative and easier to navigate, we have moved to a new hosting company and given the Embrace Richmond site a whole new look.  We hope you will let us know of any challenges you...
Meet Charles: "It's All About Service"

Meet Charles: "It's All About Service"

Charles Fitzgerald is nearing completion of his third year as an Embrace Richmond AmeriCorps member.  His impact on both the Embrace Richmond team as well as his contributions to the community have been significant.  Charles has established two recovery houses and...
Changing the Pond

Changing the Pond

I often have people get really excited about the work of Embrace Richmond.  They say to me, “I love you guys because you are going beyond ‘giving out fish’ and are ‘teaching people to fish.’” To which I reply, “No, we are actually going beyond teaching people to fish...

Embrace Richmond Wish List

At Embrace Richmond, we are in continual need of donated items for our events. Below is a list of the items we are always in need of:   – Frozen Casseroles for Fellowship events – Cleaning supplies – Bottled Water – Walmart or Target gift...
Embrace Richmond Overview

Embrace Richmond Overview

Embrace Richmond is a faith-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded on Christian principals and dedicated to strengthening communities through an asset-based community development approach. Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) is a large and growing movement...

Hillside Community Day 6-18

Come out this Saturday, June 18th, from 9 to 2, and help out with the Hillside Community Day!  Sponsored by by the Richmond Police Faith Leaders Partnership,  this day will feature Community Clean-up, Health Screenings, a Job Fair, and lots of Family fun!  Embrace...

Building Bridges – Building Community

If you asked AmeriCorps member, Ashlee Murphy, how she supported youth leadership development and fostered partnerships across school zones and multiple boundaries she probably would be surprised that she accomplished that in just 6 months. But that’s exactly...

Rock 4 Life…Rocking for Embrace on May 7!

From Thomas Dale High School and local band The Offering, the same folks that brought us Arts in the Alley, comes Rock 4 Life on May 7! Mainly organized by students, Rock 4 Life is an annual benefit concert performed by the orchestra and chorus students of Thomas Dale...