“We are honored to be the title sponsor for such a great Lynchburg fundraiser. HumanKind does such a great job here in helping our community.”
Due to the hurricane, the Over the Edge for HumanKind
Lynchburg fundraising event has been moved to Nov 9th, 2018. We are excited that it was able to be rescheduled as we love to go ‘Over the Edge’ to help raise awareness and funds for those in need in our local community!
- Date: November 9, 2018
- Time: 9am – 5pm
- Cost: $5
- Location: Downtown @ Bank of the James (click for map )
- More Details: call 434.384.3131
If you are not familiar with HumanKind and how they have impacted the Lynchburg area for so many years, we want to list a few of the things they do to help those in need. They want lift the community awareness for our mission to strengthen individuals and families through care, counseling and education to new heights!
Ways to Work Program is a program designed to help individuals move closer to financial independence and advance career opportunities by providing a loan assistance for a vehicle. They also receive financial training, coaching for life skills and credit education. Eligibility is determined by a number of factors and of course by the applicant’s ability to repay the loan.
Over the Edge for HumanKind in Lynchburg also supplies needed funds for their health and wellness programs. Getting outdoors is important and helping support local businesses is done by their Community Garden initiative. They grow a variety of local greens and veggies that are then donated to local area food partners. Learn more here
HumanKind’s historic campus has over 160 acres of fun things to do for local families, including outdoor pool, trails and basketball courts. (Click here to learn more). Some of the area schools have used some of the trails for their cross country races, ranging from middle school to collegiate – more here
Here is a page to visit for learning more about all the programs they offer area families, from early learning to helping families in need of mental & behavioral health, camps, foster care and group homes.
HumanKind’s Child Care Resource Center is a one of a kind program in the state of Virginia – read the infograph below for details.
“CDA is a good program for lead teachers and we’re going to encourage all of our staff to get their CDA because it can help you so much. I’m glad I took the class.”
Adolph Brown | spring 2018 CDA participant
For other HumanKind programs that help families in our community, click here to learn more about what Over the Edge for HumanKind Lynchburg helps support.
Going Over the Edge for HumanKind in Lynchburg VA has a big impact to those who participate and raise funds as well as those who receive and benefit from them.
If you would like to volunteer with HumanKind, click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities with them. You can also call them at 434.384.3131.
See you on the 9th to join us going Over the Edge for HumanKind!