Sign Up Now: Fall Kick-off Luncheon 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018 Location: Second Baptist Church of South Richmond, 3300 Broad Rock Blvd RVA 23224 Time: Doors open 8:30 am    |   Program in Sanctuary 9:00 am – 9:45 am School Emphasis: J.L. Francis Elementary   Training Modules 10:00 – 11:45: Mod. 1      New Volunteer Training Communities in Schools/Virginia Mentoring Partnership Brand new […]

Sign Up Now: End-of-School-Year Celebration Luncheon 2018

Micah End-of-School-Year Celebration Luncheon 2018 Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 12:00 noon What:    Micah End-of-School-Year Celebration Luncheon When:   Thursday, May 10, 2018 w/ Meet and Greet at 11:30 am, Lunch and Speakers at 12:00 noon – 1:15 pm Location: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove St., Richmond Virginia 23226 When you sign up, please indicate faith community, school […]

Our Wishes & Prayers for RPS

Micah volunteers, partners and other supporters have shared our wishes for Richmond Public schools students and their families, teachers and principals, administration and staff and the School Board. We invite you to pray with us as we work to be God’s answers to these prayers. OUR WISHES FOR RPS RPS Students and Families A safe community […]

Pam’s Story: Serving Behind the Scenes

As Key Coordinator for Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Pam Vaughan has found that although the way she supports Micah is behind the scenes, she finds a sense of immense purpose. When Pam was asked to serve as Key Coordinator for her faith community, it seemed a natural role to move into. “I am the person […]

St. Matthias Article: A Community With Heart.

One of the special characteristics of Micah is that it partners whole faith communities with one school. The food pantry ministry at St. Matthias perfectly exemplifies strength that comes from this kind of partnership. For the past two years, St. Matthias Episcopal Church has been supporting families from their school partners. In 2013 alone, they […]

Tawheeda Shahab’s Story: Loving and Sharing Kindness

As a tutor at Broad Rock elementary, Tawheeda Shahab, of the VA Muslim Coalition knows what it means when the Micah motto says “love kindness”. She has found through volunteering that loving and sharing kindness is so much more rewarding than one could expect.  Every time Tawheeda enters the school to tutor, she finds her […]

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 […]

Kathy Hernandez’s Story: The Value of ‘Fun Stuff’

Kathy Hernandez at Redd Elementary knows that fun is the key ingredient to encourage students to cherish their education.  Now in her second year as a Mentor at Redd Elementary, Kathy continues to employ creative methods to create an atmosphere of excitement about learning and classroom achievement. “I use a different approach,” Kathy shares. For […]

Cynthia’s Story of Summer Camp

Looking for new ways to support Richmond City students? Consider sponsoring a child to go to camp. Summer camps are a great way to continue educational experiences and they’re fun, too! Cynthia says it best…  Hello. My name is Cynthia. I’m writing this to tell about my experiences at camps and why other kids should go. First, […]