Tag: Charlottesville

  • Literacy Volunteers seeks new volunteers to tutor adults

    Literacy Volunteers seeks new volunteers to tutor adults

    Literacy Volunteers seeks compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, or speaking English. Students come from a variety of backgrounds, and hope to acquire the skills they need to independently pursue life goals, support their families, and contribute to their communities. Help our students achieve their goals and register for our New Tutor […]

  • JABA Volunteer Opportunities – January 2015

    JABA Volunteer Opportunities – January 2015

    In honor of the MLK Day of Service in January, JABA is holding a non-perishable food drive “Soup for Seniors” to benefit JABA’s Food Bag Program & the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, running now until January 19th.You can help by donating nonperishable food items. Especially needed are: canned meat products such as stew, chicken […]

  • KNITTING TOGETHER is so happy to be supporting “Bundle Up with Books”

    What a great idea – So glad we could help! For more information about our knitting circle and how you might help Knitting Together spread the warmth in Charlottesville, visit knittingtogethercville.net. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — The same teachers who organize Books on Bikes in the summer are helping children “Bundle Up with Books” during winter break. On Tuesday, December […]

  • Nancy Lambert – 2014 Loving With Looms Winner

    Congratulations, Nancy! We could not do this without you. Our 2014 Loving with Looms Winner is … Nancy Lambert inspired her friends and family with her selfless giving through the group Knitting Together in Charlottesville. They united to nominate her for this humble award.  Read what they wrote and join us in congratulating this wonderful lady […]

  • Why Women Stopped Coding | Seems odd to me, but probably true!

    Why Women Stopped Coding | Seems odd to me, but probably true!

    I was very interested in the NPR article quoted below because it answers a question I have long pondered: Why aren’t there  more female programmers? During my 10 years as an IT professional, I never played computer games for very long. Why? Because there were so many things that I could learn about and build, so playing games […]

  • JABA – Volunteer Needs for November

    Current Volunteer Needs: We’re gearing up for Soup for Seniors, our annual food collection drive to benefit low income older adults in our community. Join our event’s team to help contact collection sites, drop off and pick up collection boxes. Commitment is periodic now through January. We need more friendly visitors. Bring cheer to a […]