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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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Senior Nolan is Soaring at VAMAC

Nolan humbly posed for a picture after giving me a tour of VAMAC, a plumbing supply business where he’s wrapping up a three-month internship. Nolan is a senior at UMFS Charterhouse School in Richmond, and once he graduates on June 15 will begin a paid part-time position with VAMAC.

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Volunteering to Make an Impact

Ruben Sanchez knew from the start that he and Zander would hit it off. “Zander is just a good kid,” Ruben said. “He makes everyone around him better.”

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UMFS Unwavering Champion Jonnelle Morris

Each month, UMFS recognizes one of our employees as the Unwavering Champion of the Month. At UMFS, 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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Showtime! UMFS Charterhouse School’s Amelie and Sophia Set to Share Stage with National Acts

Light pours in through the large plate glass windows that adorn the entrance of SPARC’s performing arts building. Music reverberates down the building’s long hallways, and the melodies swirl through the nooks and crannies of its towering ceilings.

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Celebrating UMFS Charterhouse School-Edinburg and Principal Tonya Salley-Goodwin

We were thrilled to honor the hardworking staff at Charterhouse School-Edinburg yesterday. For five years, CHS-Edinburg has provided youth in the Shenandoah Valley with specialized education and innovative learning opportunities.

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A Step in the Right Direction

Nick doesn’t have much to say about orange jumpsuits, handcuffs, or the cell in which he stayed for more than three years. In fact, he’s decided he’d rather just put the whole juvenile corrections facility experience behind him.

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Celebrating Our Passionate Employees

Start with strengths — always! Not only is this one of the core values at UMFS, it’s a value that our employees consistently embrace. We have been blessed with a team of passionate employees who are undoubtedly unwavering champions for high-risk children and families.

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UMFS Welcomes Gov. Northam & Del. Reid

As a child living at UMFS in the 1970s, David Reid’s weekly chores included pushing a lawn mower. Now, the former foster child-turned Loudoun County representative is pushing for change.

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A Lifetime of Considerable Commitment

To each other, to their family, to the church, and to United Methodist Family Services: The Tates have devoted much to both humanity and philanthropy.

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