Community e-Connections
August 3, 2021
To see how we are helping local nonprofits, click here for our weekly
Nonprofit e-Source!
Welcome to our newest Nonprofit Member, Families Overcoming Obstacles Together, serving families and communities with quality services that promote wellness, aid recovery, and enhance mental health using a holistic approach. To learn more, click here.
THIS Thursday, August 5
12:00-1:00 pm - online

Open to all Board Members to share challenges, ask questions, gain new perspective, and meet fellow board members! To RSVP, email Karen.
THIS Thursday. August 5 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm - hybrid

Gather, Newport News

Join Synapse Peninsula for connections and conversations with local business and community leaders. To learn more and to Register, click here.

Help Stuffing Backpacks and Blessing Bags – Social Butterflies Foundation – August 8

Multiple Opportunities for August – Serve the City Peninsula

Multiple Opportunities for Arc Activities – The Arc of Greater Williamsburg

Tutor – Hampton Roads Refugee Relief – until August 16 

Back to School Shoppers Needed in August – YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas 

Audio Describers – Access Virginia – training provided August 13-15

ReStore Volunteers in Newport News and Williamsburg Locations – Habitat for Humanity

Food Drive for Seniors – Williamsburg Faith in Action – now through August 6

Items Needed for Distribution Drive for People in Need – Legacy of Hope Foundation - August 21
Community Connections

Virginia Sales Tax Holidays - August 6-8 - Buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, and hurricane and emergency prep items, without paying sales tax. To learn more, click here.

Free Culinary Training Program - Virginia Peninsula Foodbank - Deadline to apply is August 20. To learn more, click here.

Medical Supplies & Equipment - available to individuals for small donation. For full list & pickup info, click here.
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August 19

All Month

Thursdays through September

Onboarding Class for
New Board Members

Tuesday, August 24
12:00 - 1:00 pm - online

Join Jane Stein, JPS Consulting, for this class designed to help ensure that new board members better understand the roles and responsibilities of serving on a Board. To learn more and to register, click here.
NetworkPeninsula recently joined other capacity builders from across the state to send a letter to the Governor's office and General Assembly members calling on them to consider a dedicated grant funding stream for Virginia’s nonprofit organizations.

To read full letter, click here.
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