Give Local 757 Giving Day

Give Local 757 Giving Day

We are excited to announce that we are participating in the 2019 Give Local 757 Giving Day on Tuesday, May 14th! We will dedicate all funds we raise through this campaign to fighting food insecurity in Chesapeake. Will you join us in our effort? You may be surprised...
Healthy Ideas for Youth Group

Healthy Ideas for Youth Group

Get Kids Involved in Healthy Food Choices and Cooking Lots of great recipes at Kids Health and Super Healthy Kids websites! The Daily Meal offers ideas for healthy and fun food options for birthday parties. Jamie Oliver offers his tips for healthy party food for kids....
Ideas for Anyone

Ideas for Anyone

Recycle We have a great community partner in AskHRGreen, a public awareness program of the 17 cities and counties of Hampton Roads administered through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC), which encourages environmental stewardship among all...
Healthy Activities for Churches

Healthy Activities for Churches

We are blessed to work with so many wonderful faith based organizations and churches in our area. It is the perfect gathering place for every community, and an effective outreach tool to those in need. Start a Food Pantry Garden We currently have a production garden...
Healthy Activities for 55 and Older

Healthy Activities for 55 and Older

Check Your City’s Recreational Resource Guides We have a great partner in The City of Chesapeake, which offers a “55 and Better” program full of activities, exercise and health programs. Ensure That you Get Vaccinated As a person ages, infectious diseases become a...
Healthy Ideas for Businesses

Healthy Ideas for Businesses

Encourage exerciseTurn your office into an active campus. If you can make changes at your facility, consider offering covered, secure bike parking for commuters. Or provide showering facilities and locker rooms for employees who wish to workout at lunch. Can’t make...
Volunteer Ideas for Social Groups

Volunteer Ideas for Social Groups

Volunteer Ideas for Social Groups Do you have a group of friends that you are often around? Encouraging group volunteering projects is a great way to be with friends and also do something great for the community. By contacting local organizations, you can find out who...
Messiah Site Garden Launched!

Messiah Site Garden Launched!

Messiah Garden Site Launched! Great article in The Virginian Pilot about the launch of our new Garden 2 Table production garden at Messiah United Methodist Church. Volunteers from The Virginia Cooperative Extension and members of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board were...