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What we do

Change the World RVA is a 501(c)3 established to support high school and college students in Richmond, Virginia who are experiencing homelessness and housing instability.  We partner with an army of volunteers, churches, and organizations to make a meaningful difference in the lives of homeless youth. We are an all-volunteer organization.  We are the only organization in the region that specifically addresses the needs of high school and college students experiencing homelessness.

Read all about us in our new online 'zine!  Click on "Welcome to Our World" to learn more!

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We love our village...

We are so looking forward to seeing everyone at Another Woman's Treasure in 2024!  Mark your calendars for Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13!

 

We invite you to support two small local, woman-owned businesses that have supported our kids and program for years -- Papeterie and Quilting Adventures. They have both been donation drop-off locations for Another Woman's Treasure, and we are very grateful for their support.

 

A huge, heartfelt thank you to the Chesterfield-Midlothian Kiwanis Club, the Brandermill Women's Club, and Bon Air United Methodist Church for their recent, very generous donations. 

Thank you to Centenary United Methodist Church for becoming our forever home. It is great to be downtown and to be blessed with your warmth and generosity. Click here to see a few photos of our beautiful new space. We are so happy to be back after COVID.

Our Birthday Card Brigade sent hundreds of cards to our students this year!  Thank you so much to Debbie Chichester for her love & diligence that make it possible.
 
We have so much to be grateful for.  We thank you for your interest & support!

Connect with our students!
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Our young people are the best. Here are a few ways that you can help our students and make a connection with some really outstanding young people.  

 

  • Celebrate the season with us at the Cookie Walk on Sunday, December 10, 2023! Learn more here.

  • Donate purses and jewelry for "Another Woman's Treasure." On April 12 & 13, 2024, we will celebrate our 10th anniversary of this Richmond shopping tradition. We also recruit volunteers all year long.
     

  • Join the Birthday Card Brigade.
     

  • Invite us to speak at your church, organization, or community group. We love doing this on Zoom, too!

We are always collecting purses & jewelry for Another Woman's Treasure!
2016 Winner!
Governor's Award
Outstanding Community
Organization
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