2013 Woman’s Wellness Symposium proceeds presented

Sharon Gibson-Ellis (center), Executive Director of United Way of Greater Williamsburg,  presenting Olde Towne Medical Center with a portion of the proceeds from United Way’s 2013 Women’s Wellness Symposium! Accepting the check in photograph- Dr. William Mann, Executive Medical Director for OTMC and Judi Woods, Board Member for OTMC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to all who participated and attended the symposium to make this gift possible!

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Social services, nonprofits work together to find housing for the homeless- VA Gazette Article

Je’marc Morton and his daughter Aaliyah live in transitional housing provided by the “housing collaborative,” a partnership between local social service agencies and nonprofits that helps people avoid homelessness. (Virginia Gazette / December 31, 2013)

 

By Christine Sampson, csampson@vagazette.comThe Virginia Gazette8:03 p.m. EST, January 14, 2014

When you’re a convicted felon, Je’marc Morton says, you get used to missing out on good opportunities.

Morton speaks from experience. The 26-year-old was convicted in 2007 on charges of breaking and entering, grand larceny, and conspiracy. ...

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Hometown: United Way Hosts Mobile Pantry Event- Williamsburg and Yorktown Daily Article

Executive Director of United Way of Greater Williamsburg Sharon Gibson-Ellis (left) with Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Karen Joyner at the Dec. 19 event

 

January 15, 2014 By 

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Executive Director of United Way of Greater Williamsburg Sharon Gibson-Ellis (left) with Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Karen Joyner at the Dec. ...

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Food Pantry continued success!

Thank you to ALL the Volunteers, The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula, St. Bede’s Catholic Church,  Community Resource Center volunteers, Re-Entry House Guests, Salvation Army, Union First Bank, Walmart, and Trader Joe’s for helping with our January Food Pantry!!  If you or someone you know is in need of food and would like to participate in the next Food Pantry, please reach out to the Community Resource Center to register- 229-2222.

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Adopt a Family Christmas Program

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone that participated in our  Adopt a Family Christmas Program.  We can all remember the feeling of waking up to presents on Christmas morning and thanks to your generosity we were able to make Christmas a reality for 150 children.  Christmas is a time for giving and helping others and the Greater Williamsburg Community did just that!  Thank you for the bottom of our hearts!

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Adopt a Family Christmas Program

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone that participated in our  Adopt a Family Christmas Program.  We can all remember the feeling of waking up to presents on Christmas morning and thanks to your generosity we were able to make Christmas a reality for 150 children.  Christmas is a time for giving and helping others and the Greater Williamsburg Community did just that!  Thank you for the bottom of our hearts!

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First Food Pantry was a Success!

Thank you to ALL the Volunteers, The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula, Kings of Glory Lutheran Church, Union First Bank, Walmart, and Trader Joe’s for helping with our first Food Pantry!!  If you or someone you know is in need of food and would like to participate in the next Food Pantry, please reach out to the Community Resource Center to register- 229-2222. (Pictured- Director of United Way of Greater Williamsburg Sharon Gibson-Ellis (left) and Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia ...

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