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:

Knock over some pins for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Volunteers needed to provide cheer for home-bound seniors

Get free help filing your taxes

Homeless shelter in Prince William closed for repairs

Event to focus on Medicaid expansion

New grant to provide money for respite care

Help the homeless get out of the cold tonight

Decanstructing the sculptures from last weekend

Cold weather kits for the homeless

Kindergartner collects food for birthday

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