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The Underground Kitchen

Giving back and helping those in need! During the initial months of COVID, the Diocese of Va., and many members of St. James's, joined forces to get much-appreciated food to the hungry in our community. Working together, we delivered over 50,000 meals of chef-prepared soups and fresh bread. This ministry has taken a pause to [...]
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Mensch Masks

Thank you for Making Mensch Masks to Help Save Lives and Fight Racial Disparity (think we can delete this part) We are excited to share that we have exceeded our goal, delivering 1,410 face masks to The Market at 25th, serving as the distribution center. In early June, St. James’s and Beth Ahabah launched a [...]
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Families for Food

Summer Service Projects for Children, Youth, & Families St. James’s children, youth, and families are invited and encouraged to put their faith into action this August by sourcing food to feed people who are struggling with hunger during these challenging economic times. There are three ways you and your family can help share God’s love [...]
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DOERS-in-Action Summer 2020 list

Pack and Deliver Food for UGK! We hope you have heard the news! St. James’s has become a partner in the UGK Community First, a non-profit organization that provides healthy, wholesome meals to those in need, particularly in food-insecure areas.  Beginning this week, the church kitchen will be open several days each week to UGK [...]
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Parenting Forum COVID-19 from May 26

Ashley Soukup, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, was back and hosted an online forum. She attended Wake Forest and La Salle. For the first time as a therapist, she is finding herself in the same situation as everyone else. Here are some trends Ashley is seeing in her office over the last 11 weeks. [...]
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You can help McGuire Veterans Hospital

While our hospital ministry team is unable to be present with patients and staff at this time, DOERS can help provide greatly needed masks for hospital staff who do not work directly with patients. The hospital requires 100% cotton masks. We are looking for volunteers to sew masks as well as donations of the following [...]
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Support CARITAS in COVID-19

Be part of a housewarming shower! The long-awaited opening of the CARITAS Center is scheduled for this summer! St. James’s adopted a 2 bedroom apartment and now it is time to help get all 47 sober living apartments ready to receive new residents. Jennifer Pollard is hosting a shower and would love to have you [...]
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St. James’s Children’s Center works with SaveRVARestaurants and Perly’s

Weezie Beckley - Thank you for sending those wonderful pictures. Could you share with me more information about SaveRVARestaurants?  Diahann Whittington - Director of Saint James’s Children Center - We were connected through Toby Desch, whose friend Brock Saunders was trying to help local restaurants and families in need at the same time.  Nicci Porter is [...]
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Doers Can Help RVA during COVID

So many faithful DOERS are asking for ways to help during this pandemic. Many will miss participating in our annual CARITAS shelter host week which was scheduled for April 25- May 2. The good news, however is that CARITAS staff have located a “permanent” location for its women guests (R Street Salvation Army Center) throughout [...]
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Richmond’s Shelters Need Masks

RVA Needs Masks The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy has recently released a statement announcing the need for face masks in our shelters; #MaskUp Richmond’s most vulnerable! Please see instructions for creating masks and guidelines for tracking and distributing them to our local shelter and agency partners. In addition we continue to ask for [...]
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