Volunteer in #RVA

The following are just a few organizations and initiatives in Richmond, Virginia that provide beneficial opportunities to volunteer, network and help your community.

Do you have an organization that you would like to link from this page?  Just share your comments below and I will do my best to assist in your efforts.  Let’s spread the word to help our city.  As we learn from a full jar of marbles – there is strength and beauty in numbers.

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March of Dimes – http://www.marchofdimes.com/

“Working together for stronger, healthier babies”

Visit the link above to learn about opportunities to support this cause near you.

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HandsOn Greater Richmond – http://www.handsonrva.org/

Our Mission

To inform, inspire, and engage volunteers through meaningful service and leadership opportunities to create positive change in our community.

Our Vision

We envision a world where all individuals discover their power to make a difference and are equipped as active, engaged citizens.

What we do

HandsOn Greater Richmond provides a link for individuals, families, teams, and corporate groups to join together and engage in meaningful volunteer opportunities within the Greater Richmond region. We offer unique, fun, and flexible ways for you to get connected and involved.

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SMPS Virginia

SMPS Virginia is the definitive resource for marketing and sales of professional services for the built and natural environment in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

We currently have over 80 members with firms from Roanoke to Charlottesville to Virginia Beach. We encourage all individuals involved in the aspects of marketing to participate in our programs and organization.

*Information written by and courtesy of SMPS Virginia.

How to Stay Connected?  For the most up to date information on news and events,  follow SMPSVA on Facebook and at @SMPSVA on Twitter.

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AIGA Richmond

AIGA’s mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force.

AIGA, the professional association for design, is the premier place for design—to discover it, discuss it, understand it, appreciate it, be inspired by it. It is the place designers turn to first to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis, and research and advance education and ethical practices. AIGA sets the national agenda for the role of design in its economic, social, political, cultural and creative contexts.

Founded in 1914, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. AIGA now represents more than 22,000 design professionals, educators and students through national activities and local programs developed by 63 chapters and 240 student groups.

*Information written by and courtesy of AIGA Richmond.

How to Stay Connected?  For the most up to date information on news and events,  follow AIGA Richmond on Facebook and at @aigarichmond on Twitter.

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Central Virginia

The Central Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front.  Up to 75 percent of the Affiliate’s net income goes toward funding grants to local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically underserved women.  The remaining net income (a minimum of 25 percent) supports the national Komen Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world.

*Information written by and courtesy of Komen Central Virginia.

How to Stay Connected?  For the most up to date information on news and events,  follow Komen Central Virginia on Facebook and at @KomenCentralVA on  Twitter.

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i.e. RVA

What is i.e.*?  The Richmond region is home to a diverse and vibrant community. Every day, in our garages and laboratories, studios and galleries around town, the RVA Creative Class creates impactful, creative and innovative solutions across all disciplines. i.e.* is a galvanizing initiative to launch Richmond into the limelight and over time, put us on the map for innovative excellence.

We seek out the people working passionately to change the world, and invite them to share that passion for the greater good. We shine a spotlight on known and unknown talent in our region in order to bolster support for their work while showing the world what a unique place Richmond is.

*Information written by and courtesy of i.e. RVA.

How to Stay Connected?  For the most up to date information on news and events,  follow i.e. RVA on Facebook and at @ie_rva on  Twitter.

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