Organizations where your time and donations can go a long way to help families
It’s the giving season. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on blessings over the past year and to display gratitude for what we have. If you and your children are looking to lend a hand to people in the community who need it most, here’s a list of nonprofits with opportunities to give and serve.
206 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: To foster community involvement and growth by protecting and nurturing urban greenspace through collaborative stewardship and experiential education.
Fairy Godmother Project
Mission: To ease the burden of day-to-day life for families facing all phases of pediatric cancer diagnosis.
10819 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Mission: To advance the safety and well-being of animals.
Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank
3631 Lee Hill Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Mission: To feed the hungry through a community-wide network of partner agencies and engage our community in the fight to end hunger.
Micah Ecumenical Ministries
1013 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: Micah is a collaboration of churches following Christ to cultivate community and care for neighbors.
The Thurman Brisben Center
417 Central Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: To provide temporary shelter and equip residents for employability to resolve poverty and obtain housing.
Friends of the Rappahannock
3219 Fall Hill Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: To be the voice and active force for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River.
150 Olde Greenwich Drive, Suite 101, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Mission: Empowerhouse empowers survivors and their children to believe in themselves and build new lives filled with dignity, respect, safety, and hope. We give victims the time, space, and tools to heal their hearts, restore their connections, rebuild lives, and renew their spirits.
Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity
2376 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Loisann’s Hope House
209 Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: To break the cycle of homelessness one family at a time.
791 Truslow Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
Mission: We transform lives through faith and action. We serve children and families who live in poverty in Stafford County. We provide a critical “hand-up” for those who live in poverty through our focus on education, empowerment, and healthy living.
Rappahannock Area YMCA
- Massad YMCA, 212 Butler Road, Falmouth, VA 22405
- Ron Rosner YMCA, 5700 Smith Station Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
- King George YMCA, 10545 Kings Highway, King George, VA 22485
- Caroline YMCA, 17422 Library Boulevard, Ruther Glen, VA 22546
Mission: The mission of the YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Rappahannock Council against Sexual Assault
615 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Suite 201, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: Our mission is to provide support, treatment, and advocacy to persons whose lives have been affected by sexual violence and to reduce sexual violence in our community through education and awareness.
The Salvation Army of Fredericksburg, VA
2014-C Lafayette Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of good. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Rappahannock United Way
3310 Shannon Park Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Mission: The mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.
Mary Washington Healthcare
1001 Sam Perry Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: Mary Washington Healthcare exists to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve.
15 Upton Lane, Stafford, VA 22554
Mission: To encourage individuals and groups to work together to alleviate local human suffering by meeting the emergency needs of children, individuals, and families who are experiencing financial crisis, and to promote programs to help individuals become more self-sufficient.
PO Box 1357, Orange, VA
Mission: Rikki’s Refuge provides homeless, abandoned, differently-abled and abused animals with a safe and loving place to stay.
Mission: Our mission is to fund development programs for children on the Autism Spectrum through culinary classes. We envision a future where these classes are offered in every school throughout the country.
Stafford Food Security
282 Deacon Road, Suite 102, Fredericksburg, VA 22405
Mission: Working with churches, schools, local businesses, and other non-profits in the region we seek to strategically eliminate hunger in children.
The Table at St George’s
Market Square Fredericksburg
Mission: To provide a market-style pantry that operates in Market Square each Tuesday
1601Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: Acknowledging that life begins at conception and is worthy of protection, Mary’s Shelter provides housing and a Christ-centered program of guidance and support for women facing a crisis during pregnancy.
Juan More Taco – Elder Meals
826 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Mission: To provide meals for elderly members of the community and medical professionals.
791 Truslow Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
Mission: We transform lives through faith and action. We are a charitable non-profit 501(c)(3) organization serving children and families who live in poverty in Stafford County. We provide a critical “hand-up” for those who live in poverty through our focus on education, empowerment, and healthy living. We partner with residents, local churches, service agencies, and businesses to connect lives, build relationships, and foster understanding across socio-economic lines.
92 Le-Way Drive, Fredericksburg, VA
Mission: To support and encourage local families during times of crisis.
Mission: Our purpose is to recognize those who need us most and silently and discreetly meet that need for local individuals and families in Fredericksburg and surrounding areas. We’re building a sense of acceptance, support, and fellowship in our local community; a family. Our goal is every child deserves to wake up with presents at Christmas.