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Read and Feed program partnership

Project Committee members:Valerie Franklin, Carolyn Haley, Betty Jones, and Gaynelle Pearson, Francine McLaughlin, president.

The Roanoke Chapter of Chums, Inc. is honored to partner with Gainsboro and Melrose Libraries in their “Read and Feed” program. The Covid virus has restricted in person contact with the children, nonetheless, the Chums have been able to safely support from a distance. Continue reading Read and Feed program partnership

Goodwill Industries of the Valleys receives $10-million gift, plans to puts Virginians back to work

“Goodwill Industries of the Valleys” announced a significant donation of $10 million from MacKenzie Scott today as part of a historic gift presented to Goodwill Industries International (GII) and 45 other local Goodwill organizations. This investment comes at a time when more than 10 million Americans are unemployed and urgently need help finding their next jobs. This gift will enable Goodwill Industries of the Valleys to expand its direct efforts and deliver its mission locally to equip individuals with the skills they need to get back to work and onto sustainable career paths. Continue reading Goodwill Industries of the Valleys receives $10-million gift, plans to puts Virginians back to work