Volunteerism http://wvtf.org en The "New Life" Vacation http://wvtf.org/post/new-life-vacation-0 <p>For most people, vacation is a time to relax and recharge the batteries before heading back to daily life, but for one woman in Charlottesville, vacation turned into a whole new life. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Sandy Hausman 9421 at http://wvtf.org The "New Life" Vacation Get Fresh! http://wvtf.org/post/get-fresh <p></p><p>A food desert is a neighborhood with no supermarkets – a place where you can’t buy fresh fruits or vegetables.&nbsp; The small corner stores carry canned and dried food that keeps well on the shelf but is less nutritious than fresh produce, often high in fat and sugar.&nbsp;</p><p>For a city of its size, Richmond, Virginia is the worst food desert in the nation, but an effort is underway to fix that problem.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:29:04 +0000 Sandy Hausman 8907 at http://wvtf.org Get Fresh! D-Day Memorial in Bedford Plans Memorial Day Tribute http://wvtf.org/post/d-day-memorial-bedford-plans-memorial-day-tribute <p></p><p>Many Virginians will enjoy picnics and getting together with friends and family this holiday weekend.&nbsp; And some will find the time to remember the true meaning behind Memorial Day.&nbsp;</p><p>The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford will begin its Memorial Weekend festivities with a patriotic concert Saturday night.&nbsp; April Cheek-Messier is Co-president of the memorial.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 20:45:09 +0000 Beverly Amsler 4872 at http://wvtf.org D-Day Memorial in Bedford Plans Memorial Day Tribute The Building Goodness Foundation Builds More Than Homes http://wvtf.org/post/building-goodness-foundation-builds-more-homes <p>If you follow world news, it’s easy to get discouraged - to feel helpless in the face of so much violence, suffering and destruction, but a group of Virginia builders have found a way to improve conditions and to raise spirits.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:24:14 +0000 Sandy Hausman 3269 at http://wvtf.org The Building Goodness Foundation Builds More Than Homes