The Doing Good blog follows area charities and social service agencies.
About Amy Umble: Amy Umble writes about religion and social issues affecting the Fredericksburg community.
Local residents will have plenty of choices when they choose which charities to support in The Community Give on May 6, as 114 nonprofits have registered to participate in the region’s first …more
April 15th, 2014
There are several fundraisers coming up for the Avery family, who lost their home and their possessions in a fire March 31. That fire also took the life of the …more
April 10th, 2014
A group tackling human trafficking will meet Saturday, April 12, 10-11:30 a.m., at New Life in Christ Church, 11925 Burgess Lane in Spotsylvania. Central Virginia Justice Initiative meets twice a …more
April 8th, 2014
Singer Cassadee Pope will host a food drive today for the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. The vocalist will be at the Town & County Giant in southern Stafford from 5-7 …more
April 7th, 2014
The 10th annual “The Art of Recovery” show will open May 2, from 5-9 p.m., at PONSHOP Studio and Gallery, 712 Caroline St. in downtown Fredericksburg. The exhibit features original artwork of …more
March 31st, 2014
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Virginia. The City of Fredericksburg Protective Services Unit has collaborated with several community partners to increase awareness and to raise funds to further …more
March 30th, 2014
Because of all the snow this winter, SERVE has postponed its annual golf tournament fundraiser. That means you have another chance to register, if you haven’t yet. The tournament will …more
March 21st, 2014
The Rappahannock United Way’s raised $3,007,412 in its 2013 fundraising efforts, through the workplace, local government, and Potomac Combined Federal campaigns. These funds will support a vast number of programs in …more
March 17th, 2014
Due to severe weather condition the Rappahannock United Way’s tax site at England Run will not be open today – however you can still file your taxes online .
March 17th, 2014
This Saturday, you’ll have the chance to shout out your winter blahs. Special Olympics Virginia is looking for volunteers to cheer athletes to victory at the upcoming state basketball championships. …more