Our Prayers for RPS

Micah volunteers, partners and other supporters shared our wishes for Richmond Public schools students and their families, teachers and principals, administration and staff and the School Board last month at the May 2016 Micah Association Luncheon. We invite you to pray with us as we work to be God’s answers to these prayers. OUR WISHES […]

Benefits of Joining Micah

Micah is an Association that provides an opportunity for congregations and faith communities to make a difference in the life of a child while doing hands-on, shared interfaith service in the Richmond Public Schools 23 elementary schools. Sharing in service has its benefits! Faith & Learning Micah hosts a yearly Kick Off Event in September […]

Open Doors for Students – Be a Summer Camp Sponsor

It’s that time again! Summer camp registration is opening up soon. Have you thought about sponsoring a student? Summer camps are opportunities for students to have enriching life experiences that build character, self-esteem, and skills which benefit them inside and outside the classroom. Here are just a few of the many camp opportunities that you […]

Miriam Davidow: When Faith and Inspiration Meet Action

In celebrating the start of faith communities in partnership with Richmond Public Schools this past fall at the Annual Micah Kickoff, it is only appropriate to hear the story of someone who was there at the beginning. Miriam Davidow, of the Richmond Jewish Coalition for Literacy, helped make the connection happen at Swansboro almost 16 […]

A Family of Volunteers

For Pendle, volunteering is a family affair on more levels than one. It all started when Pendle Whisnant, a Micah volunteer from River Road Presbyterian Church, recognized that the congregation had volunteers who were not able to come during school hours.  So as the end of the year and SOLs approached, Pendle and Catlin Callister, […]

Landon and Bernard, The Reading Dog

There is a dog walking the halls of the Mary Scott Annex of Ginter Park Elementary School heading right into a classroom. His name is Bernard. And the hand holding Bernard’s leash, as well as his bag of treats, is that of Landon Woody, a Micah volunteer from St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church. If you ask […]