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North Branch School

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Since 1983, the teachers at North Branch School have provided an activities-based learning environment for children ages 3-14. Our mission statement calls for the school to foster nonviolence, environmental […]

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Senior Center

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Senior Center positively impacts our community by creating opportunities for healthy aging through social engagement, physical well-being, civic involvement, creativity, and lifelong learning. What need in our community brought […]

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Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to: Rescue and rehabilitate injured and orphaned native wildlife in Central Virginia and release them back into the wild; […]

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Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. The Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville (DBAC) is an association created, managed, and funded by a group of Downtown’s merchants, restaurants, and other interested businesses. The DBAC is a […]

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Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle (LVCA) addresses low literacy and under-education among adults in our region through free, individualized reading, writing and English language instruction. Our mission is to help […]

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Theological Horizons

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Theological Horizons is a not¬for¬profit centered at The Bonhoeffer House on University Circle—a hospitable meeting place for discussion and dialogue, open to all undergraduates regardless of year, major, gender, […]

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Blue Ridge Abortion Assistance Fund

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Blue Ridge Abortion Assistance Fund fully embodies the pro-choice principle by providing direct financial assistance for abortion care services for women who cannot raise the full amount to pay […]

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Christian Aid Mission

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Christian Aid Mission is an evangelical missionary organization based in Charlottesville that assists indigenous missionary ministries overseas through prayer, advocacy and financial support. Since 1953, Christian Aid Mission has […]

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Owner says IX Art Park threatened by tax hike

When the City of Charlottesville released its commercial real estate tax assessments earlier this year, some property owners got sticker shock with assessments up double, or in some cases, triple digits. The property hit the hardest was the IX Complex between Monticello and Elliott avenues, home of the IX Art Park and multiple small […]