Confidence is Key was held on November 9,2016, at the YWCA in downtown Richmond. This Capstone was a confidence workshop for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. The project was planned and executed by senior India Hawkins. The goal of this Capstone was to increase confidence in women. The workshop consisted of dinner, catered by Sweet Teas Restaurant, a makeup and pampering class, and two local speakers, LaWanda Woods and Sarah Thieme. From 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm the w
The Impackt volunteering event was held on October 29, 2016 from 9AM to 12PM. This Capstone Project, organized and led by senior Heather McDonnell, involved volunteers sorting and packing donated personal care items for the CARITAS homeless shelter in Richmond. The CARITAS organization works to help end the cycle of homelessness in the Metro Richmond area through many services and resources. Volunteers were first sorted into two groups, with group one focusing on sorting and
The neighbors of Woodlake joined together during the month of September, which is also childhood cancer awareness month, in this fun and compassionate display that supports the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation. ASK stands for Assistance, Support, and Kindness provided to families that have a child who is dealing with cancer. With a $25 donation to the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation residents receive: A yard full of Goldie Bear “You’ve Been Ask’d” signs – signifying your suppo
Congratulations to Leadership Junior, Pablo Gomez-Garcia for being selected to serve as a Richmond Forum Scholar for the 2016-2017 school year. The Richmond Forum Scholars program offers an opportunity for five of the region’s most impressive high school juniors to volunteer behind the scenes at the Richmond Forum's Speaker Series.