Provide outreach to Deaf and Hard of Hearing young people in the form of a summer camp experience. This camp will offer deaf/HH children the environment with staff and programming to augment healthy, satisfying socialization experiences.
Established to improve lives of boys ages 7-18 through character building, citizenship training, skills development, and personal fitness with trained adult guidance.
Operates a weekly food pantry for eligible area people who have inadequate amounts and types of food. Food for distribution is obtained from the Central Virginia Food Bank as well as from local grocers, churches and individual donors.
Provides and supports equestrian activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social challenges or learning disabling conditions.
Provides free medical care and free prescriptions for working un-insured and under-insured adults in the greater Farmville area.
Jolly Glee Senior Citizens Club
Volunteers provide nutritional care and education for community seniors.
Committed to eliminating poverty housing by building simple but well-constructed homes to sell at no profit and zero interest rates to qualifying individuals. Labor and materials are donated.
Provides supportive services and advocates for persons 60 years of age and older. The agency is a private non-profit agency serving residents of Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward counties.
A component of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, this agency helps youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes which will enable them to become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society. Special events include camp, after-school programs, and the Riding Star Horse Club.
We are an inclusive, student-centered community focused on inspiring confident, knowledgeable, and productive citizens who are empowered to lead.
Riding Star 4-H
4-H club open to children between the ages of 9 – 18 in Prince Edward County, involving mostly horse related activities.
Farmville Virginia’s former Robert Russa Moton High School, now a National Historic Landmark and museum, preserves and constructively interprets the history of Civil Rights in Education, specifically as it relates to Prince Edward County, and the leading role its citizens played in America’s transition from segregation toward integration.
Moton strives to promote dialogue and advance positions that ensure empowerment within a constitutional democracy.
Provides nutritious meals and social companionship to senior citizens and homebound individuals. With the help of volunteer drivers, shut-ins receive a meal prepared at Southside Community Hospital five days a week. At the SCOPE Center (Senior Citizens of Prince Edward), low-income persons over 60 years of age meet for meals, companionship, and planned activities.
South Central Virginia Nonprofit Network is a collective of area nonprofits coordinating to support our community and each other. Our goal is to provide a database of resources for those needing assistance.
Currently, South Central Virginia Nonprofit Network consists of this website and a simple community PR campaign to gain awareness. We are interested in other outreach campaigns such as a direct mailer to reach rural residents who lack internet access and a printed questionnaire for those seeking volunteer assistance.
Provides pregnancy testing, counseling, parenting education, and an opportunity to earn material goods for a newborn.
Local, non-kill animal shelter housing over two hundred abandoned dogs and cats. Promotes adoptions and provides spaying and neutering services.
Provides vocational training and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and/or vocational disadvantages. Training services include: facility and community-based employment training options to prepare individuals for competitive employment; assistance with locating and securing, competitive employment within the individual's community. Product manufacturing and services include: industrial sewing; recycling (corrugate, aluminum cans, newspaper, shredded office paper, and plastics coded 1-7); and subcontract work (packaging and assembly, re-work, bulk mailings, etc.)
The Virginia Children’s Book Festival team is a group of dedicated volunteers that works tirelessly to bring opportunity to every child, regardless of circumstance. Founded by Juanita Giles and Katie Snyder in 2011, the VCBF has grown into the largest children’s book festival on the East Coast. In addition to providing our centerpiece festival free of charge, the VCBF donates thousands of books each year, established libraries at juvenile detention centers, operates a mobile READcart, provides programming for children with special needs, produces an annual mural project, and more.
Provides free civil, legal services to low-income residents of Prince Edward County.