Tag: Charlottesville

  • International Neighbors | WHY CHARLOTTESVILLE?

    Why Charlottesville? Charlottesville is one of only 22 cities in the United States where the International Rescue Committee is located. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the International Rescue Committee (http://www.rescue.org/) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping people to survive and to rebuild their lives.  Since 1998, Charlottesville has become home to […]

  • A perfect Saturday morning

    So happy our PLACE is Charlottesville A beautiful sunny day! We caught the CAT for a walk on the Downtown Mall and a  trip to the Charlottesville City Market where we bought our colorful summer vegetables at the Medina Farm stand. We headed to Baggby’s Sandwich Shop to cool off and enjoy a  cup of coffee, and then caught […]

  • Have some time to volunteer? FISH is looking for more school tutor/mentors.

    JABA FISH is on the hunt for more talented volunteers! If you are interested in learning more about FISH, please contact Carleigh Showalter, JABA Volunteer Coordinator cshowalter@jabacares.org  │(434) 817-5226 Training dates for new FISH volunteers are now listed online at http://www.jabacares.org/fish-friends-schools-helping.  

  • Why eat a rainbow? Daily Progress has the answer!

    ❤ Shop at the Charlottesville City Market for colorful locally grown fruits, vegetables, and greens. Finally, two antioxidant plant pigments, lutein and zeaxanthin, are found in very colorful produce. Shop for deep green, yellow, blue, red, purple and orange fruits and vegetables such as kale, spinach, collard greens, turnip and beet greens; broccoli; red, yellow and orange […]

  • Interested in Healthy Eating?

    Healthy Eating in a Beautiful Space on the Corner We enjoyed a perfect lunch at Roots Natural Kitchen on Saturday, June 13 – Excellent food, friendly folks, a beautiful atmosphere; all combined with a mission to keep us healthy and support the UVa Children’s Hospital.   UVa Today: U.Va. Grads’ New Corner Restaurant Serves Healthy Food With a Mission […]

  • Brain Training: Learn to code by volunteering in a #CSFirst / #Scratch after-school club.

    Brain Training: Learn to code by volunteering in a #CSFirst / #Scratch after-school club.

    CS First/Scratch – Volunteer & Keep Your Brain Sharp!