Public Service Announcements

Check out this local journalism nonprofit
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Arts & Books
Expires: December 31, 2022
Sponsor: Charlottesville Tomorrow

Charlottesville Tomorrow is a local journalism nonprofit that delivers in-depth reporting and analysis that improves local decision-making. Charlottesville Tomorrow expands civic engagement and fosters a vibrant, inclusive community. Check out the latest stories and sign up for the weekly email newsletter at Cville Tomorrow dot org.

Albemarle Gridiron Club Football Camp
Category: 
Events
Expires: June 27, 2022
Sponsor: Albemarle Gridiron Club

The Albemarle Gridiron Club is hosting a Football Camp sponsored by Head Coach Brandon Isaiah to be held the mornings of Monday and Tuesday, June 27th and 28th, at Albemarle High School in Charlottesville. Camp is open to all ages 5 and up. The camp will work on football fundamentals, individual drills, and overall competition. The registration fee includes a camp T-shirt and light lunch. For more information e-mail albemarlegridironclub@gmail.com.

Get ready to enter Albemarle County Fair
Category: 
Events
Expires: July 03, 2022
Sponsor: Albemarle County Fair

Dates have been set for this year’s Albemarle County Fair August 4th through the 6th at the outdoor pavilion and grounds of Highland, the home of our Fifth President James Monroe. It will be a fun and festive “Old Time County Fair” complete with farm animals, baked goods, crafts, and food trucks. So get ready to win some blue ribbons – start your seeds, start knitting, painting, crafting, brewing, and testing recipes. For details on how and what you can enter in this year’s fair, go online to Albemarle County Fair dot Com.

Lending library for tools
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Expires: August 16, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia Organizing Project

Charlottesville has recently opened a Tool Library for the community. It's just that - a lending library for tools. Why buy a tool that you'll just use once or twice when you can borrow one? The library also accepts donations of high quality tools in working order. Check out the website for membership fee and volunteer information, location and hours of operation: Cville Tool Library dot com.

Common Ground has new summer classes and appointments
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Expires: September 02, 2022
Sponsor: Common Ground

Spend your summer with a revitalized body and mind. Common Ground has new yoga and meditation classes, as well as acupuncture and massage appointments on Saturdays. All services are pay-what-you-can. To book classes and appointments, visit Common Ground Cville Dot Org, or call 434 218 7677.

Get help if drinking too much
Category: 
Get Help
Expires: December 31, 2022
Sponsor: Alcoholiocs Anonymous

A message from Alcoholics Anonymous: Do you ever worry you might be drinking too much? Is your drinking getting out of control? A.A. has a solution. If you need help or just want to know more about recovery from alcoholism, call 434-293-6565 or go online to AA Heart Of VA dot org.

Contact "Help Happens Here" for mental health help
Category: 
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Expires: December 31, 2022
Sponsor: Help Happens Here

Help Happens Here is a network of organizations in Charlottesville and surrounding counties working together to improve mental health and substance use outcomes for our community. Help Happens Here provides resources for mental health, substance use disorders, and much more. Go online to Help Happens Here dot org for valuable information about access to care. For immediate assistance, call their hotline at 434-972-1800.

Sign up to join this Latinx network
Category: 
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Expires: December 31, 2022
Sponsor: Creciendo Juntos

Creciendo Juntos (cres-ee-EN-do HOON-tos) provides a platform for the voices and needs of the Latinx (LA-teen-EX) community in Charlottesville and surrounding counties. The Creciendo Juntos volunteer network strengthens the local community by ensuring that all Latinx individuals have access to the opportunities they need to become resilient leaders. Sign up to be part of the Creciendo Juntos network at C J dash Network dot org.

Services for local Hispanic population
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Expires: December 31, 2022
Sponsor: Sin Barreras / Without Barriers

Sin Barreras / Without Barriers serves the immigrant community, focusing on the Hispanic population of Charlottesville and the surrounding areas. Through Sin Barreras, you can help create a welcoming community where immigrants thrive. Volunteer opportunities are available for both advanced Spanish speakers and English-only or beginner Spanish speakers. Learn more at Sin Barreras Cville dot com.

Fund CARS for the Fourth of July
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Expires: July 01, 2022
Sponsor: Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad

Each year, the Charlottesville area July 4th fireworks are privately funded by local citizens and businesses. Any additional funding goes towards supporting a local nonprofit in the Charlottesville community. This year's support will go to the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, or CARS. For more information about CARS, or to donate, visitRescue One Dot Org Slash Events.

Blue Ridge Food Bank
Category: 
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Expires: December 31, 2022
Sponsor: wtju

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank is facing an increased demand for food and needs more helping hands in warehouses and at mobile food pantries. They need healthy, low-risk individuals who are available and eager to help in this challenging time.\ \ Warehouses in Charlottesville have volunteer openings waiting for helpers. To start the volunteer process, go online to B R A F B dot org slash volunteer. Or call 540-280-6588.

Volunteer at Cville Habitat
Category: 
Give Help
Expires: December 31, 2022
Sponsor: Charlottesville Habitat for Humanity

In normal times, Charlottesville Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build and rebuild homes and communities while catalyzing new pathways to safe, decent, affordable housing. In this season of unprecedented challenges, Cville Habitat is attending to community needs as they emerge while limiting the spread of the coronavirus. Join them by swinging a hammer, helping at the Store, walking alongside Habitat Homebuyers, or a host of other ways. Go online to Cville Habitat dot org.

The Front Porch presents Wild Common
Category: 
Music
Expires: June 30, 2022
Sponsor: The Front Porch

The Front Porch presents Wild Common at Rivanna Roots Summer Concert series on Thursday, June 30th. Wild Common is a genre-defying “New Appalachian” band out of Charlottesville, featuring frontwoman Davina Jackson and songwriter Brennan Gilmore. Shows take place at Rivanna River Company from 5 to 9 p.m. For tickets and more information visit Front Porch Cville Dot Org.