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“UMFS Gave Me a Foundation.” Former Resident LaQuita Building Bright Future.

At just 30 years old, LaQuita has accomplished much. She’s a United States Navy veteran, a graduate student pursuing her doctorate, a wife, and a mother. But things could have been very different for LaQuita, who makes no bones about her past. “I was a handful,” said the UMFS Child & Family Healing Center (CFHC) […]

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Join us on Nov. 17 at Nutzy’s Rotary Funn Run

Round up your coworkers, family & friends for Nutzy’s Rotary Funn Run & Block Party on Saturday, Nov. 17, in Richmond’s Scott’s Addition neighborhood. Register at www.NutzyRotaryFunnRun.com.

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UMFS Unwavering Champion Kelly Trump

Each month, UMFS recognizes one of our employees as the Unwavering Champion of the Month. This award celebrates the UMFS mission and how our employees bring that mission to life. Our mission: UMFS is an unwavering champion for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential.

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From Detention to Diploma

Editor’s note  UMFS is proud to partner with the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice, AMIkids, and Evidence Based Associates as an alternative placement for children in detention. UMFS is committed to providing Virginia’s high-risk children with a team of lifelong unwavering champions and tools for success to become resilient adults. Mikey arrived at the UMFS […]

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UMFS Unwavering Champion Kameel Robinson

Each month, UMFS recognizes one of our employees as the Unwavering Champion of the Month. This award celebrates the UMFS mission and how our employees bring that mission to life. Our mission: UMFS is an unwavering champion for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential.

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Developing the Human Spirit

“Don’t hide your light under a bushel,” Bill Lynch said with a smile as he recalled one of his earliest contributions to UMFS from the early 2000s. 

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For the Love of Teaching

It’s the sort of setting in which Ann Gill thrives. Pens, pencils, and paper are strewn about. Announcements and assignments are scribbled on white boards in blue and red dry-erase marker. In the hallway, children laugh and shout and do their best to prolong the short intermission between bells.

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Big Hearts. Big Motivation. Big Results.

Parents. Advocates. Teachers. Mentors. Thinkers. Doers. Unwavering. Champions.

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Charterhouse Staff Re-Energized After Retreat

Seven staff from UMFS Charterhouse School in Richmond and Edinburg recently returned from the 25th Annual Reclaiming Youth Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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UMFS Unwavering Champion Danielle Washington

Each month, UMFS recognizes one of our employees as the Unwavering Champion of the Month. This award celebrates the UMFS mission and how our employees bring that mission to life. Our mission: UMFS is an unwavering champion for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential.

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