"Give Back, Do Good" launched in January with the collection and redistribution of coats for Lynchburg City School students. Jay Parker, YMCA of CVA CEO, and Mary Taylor, YMCA of CVA Development Director delivered over 200 coats for kids to Dr. Crystal Edwards and Zebia Christian of Lynchburg City Schools.
In addition to the coats, we were also able to provide LCS with 200 water bottles for children to ensure safe hydration practices during the pandemic.
February - The Lighthouse
During the month of February the Y collected 64 bags of toiletries for our friends a the Lighthouse.
The mission of the Lighthouse is to show the Love of Christ to global and local communities by serving in practical ways and providing a dignified environment for spiritual growth.
March - Tree of Life Ministries
During the month of March the Y is collecting socks for Tree of Life Ministries Midtown.
Midtown services homeless and low income families that do not meet the requirements to qualify for government assistance. Tree of Life Midtown serves approximately 75 families a week. These families are able to come “shop” on Tuesdays at no charge.