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Luan Laying the Groundwork for His Future

Ask Luan about landscaping, and he’ll tell you he digs it. It hasn’t always been that way, though. “I didn’t think it was any fun,” Luan said of his first few days as an apprentice.

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UMFS Auxiliary: 90 Years of Service

Helen Wood has fond memories of United Methodist Family Services. When she was 4 years old, her mother was a member of the UMFS Women’s Auxiliary. While her mother volunteered, Helen kept busy with a coloring book and an eight-pack of crayons.

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Kind Soles: Kindergartners Pair Children in Foster Care with Shoes

It’s 8:30 on a sunny Wednesday morning in late May, and 40 Collegiate School kindergartners are buzzing about their classroom in anticipation of an end-of-year field trip to Maymont. But before heading off to explore the 100-acre historic Richmond estate, the students get a visit from a familiar and friendly face.

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UMFS Unwavering Champion George Merryman

At UMFS, we are unwavering champions for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential. Each month, we name an employee as Unwavering Champion of the Month for going above and beyond in upholding our agency’s mission and values.

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Ceci is Using Sensory Kits to Help Kids Cope

To stimulate or to soothe. These are the primary responses our bodies formulate to react to external stimuli.

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UMFS Campus Tour

UMFS Welcomes You to Campus. Get a peek behind the scenes and learn more about UMFS. Join us for a free tour of the Richmond campus. You’ll learn a bit about our history, hear stories about the high-risk children, teens, and families we serve, and get an update on the ways our Richmond campus will […]

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UMFS Unwavering Champion Jessica Grimes

At UMFS, we are unwavering champions for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential. Each month, we name an employee as Unwavering Champion of the Month for going above and beyond in upholding our agency’s mission and values.

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Hello, Harrison! Join Us in Welcoming UMFS’ Summer Marketing Intern

Meet Harrison. Harrison is a Reynolds Community College student in the UMFS Courage to Succeed program, and we’re happy to have him with us as an intern in the UMFS marketing department this summer.

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UMFS Unwavering Champion Aaron Carroll

At UMFS, we are unwavering champions for high-risk children and families, collaborating with communities to help them reach their full potential. Each month, we name an employee as Unwavering Champion of the Month for going above and beyond in upholding our agency’s mission and values.

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Graduates Take a Well-Deserved Walk

We’re pleased to announce the 2019 UMFS Charterhouse School Mustangs graduating class.

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