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. You can email her at

Doing Good archives:

Fredericksburg project wins Walmart grant

United Way delivers trees to those in need

Captain plans 24-hour ring-a-thon

Social workers collecting money for cribs

Housing coalition needs help furnishing homes

Gifts still needed for teenagers

Stuff backpacks for the homeless this holiday

Vocational students fix bikes for needy kids

Charities fight changes to tax deductions

Salvation Army to collect toys, coats

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