Thank You! SOV Nominees & Honorees!
Congratulations to all of Hanover's 2020 Spirit of Volunteerism Honorees! You can still view all of our Spirit of Volunteerism Week videos and our Nominee Album with narratives and category award recipients at www.HanoverVolunteers.org
Community: Circles Ashland-Learning Hub Volunteers
Adult volunteers, age 21 or older are needed to assist with learning hub virtual learning and tutoring program for children connected with the Circles Ashland program. Shifts are flexible from 8:15 to 3pm Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesday. Duties include assisting with technology difficulties of students, supervision/program support and tutor assistance as needed. Location is in Ashland area. To express interest or learn more contact Elissa Hamon at [email protected].
Community: Wings of Hope Ranch Volunteers
Teens (13 +) and adults are invited to begin the on-boarding and training process to serve this winter 2020 and Spring 2021. The first step is to attend the Guest Tour (30 min) which is followed by the Volunteer Orientation (45 min) if you decide to take the next step after the tour. The date and time is Wednesday, September 23, 4:30 - 5:45 pm. Masks required and format is set up for socially distancing during the event. To register click here: https://www.trailblz.info/wingsofhope/eventcomplete.aspx…
MCEF Thanksgiving Food Collection
Mechanicsville Churches Emergency Functions (MCEF) is currently accepting donations to prepare their Thanksgiving Food Bags. For a list of items visit https://4mcef.com/ .
Hanover CARES Act Grant Funds for Nonprofits
Hanover County has partnered with United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg to distribute funding to eligible 501c3 organizations which provide emergency financial (housing and utility) and/or food resources to Hanover residents. The funds have been made available by the Hanover County Board of Supervisors from the County’s Coronavirus Relief Funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Administration of the organization applications and sub grantee fund reporting will be coordinated by United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg. Funds must be used for direct assistance to individuals or families in need of housing related financial assistance (including mortgage, rent or utilities) or those in need of food/nutrition assistance. Organization applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all funds are distributed. Organizations must maintain administrative documentation and reporting details related to service provision. All funds must be expended by December 30, 2020. Nonprofit agencies do not have to already be in the United Way network to receive funding.
For more details and to submit an application visit United Way’s grant information page .
Hanover Economic Development Office Website & App is Helping to Promote Job Listing and Other Services for Local Businesses
Hanover Economic Development is hosting information about grants to assist small businesses during COVID 19; listings of local food service businesses offering take out and delivery and listings of local businesses that are hiring. visit: https://www.hanovervirginia.com/
Hanover Community Resources
During this pandemic, as always, please remember, our team at Hanover Community Resources is here to assist you or your clients in finding available resources. We are here 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. You can call us at 804-365-4300. Our email is [email protected]
Hanover DASH Celebrates 6-Month Anniversary with "Gifts of 6" Continuing until End of September
On June 12th Hanover DASH celebrated 6 months of continuous operation, despite the impact of COVID-19. This service provides invaluable transportation to medical appointments, grocery stores, errands, and formal social programs for those 60+ and persons with a disability
To thank its loyal riders and to encourage new riders to “test ride” the service, Hanover DASH is offering the following enhancements as a pilot program:
“No Co-Pay Period” – Hanover DASH is waiving the $6.00 trip fee on all trips requested and occurring between June 12 to Sept 30th.
Expanded hours of operation: 6 AM to 6 PM Monday through Saturday
Employment Transportation is now an eligible Trip Type
Service Area now includes medical facilities at Stony Point
All riders must be registered before utilizing the service which includes transportation throughout the county and within a 7 mile area beyond the county boarder. Service also includes transportation to Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center and all Hanover County government buildings. As noted, the program is further expanding to include added medical facilities at Stony Point.
A short registration form and documentation is required to confirm proof as resident of Hanover county, and age of 60 or over, or short term/ long term disability.
For more details call 804-365-DASH (3274) or visit www.HanoverDASH.org .Please note that cloth face masks and hand sanitizer are available to DASH riders upon request.
Hanover Human Services Network Meeting
Faith-based organization, civic clubs and human service agencies and programs are invited to Join us via Webex for our next quarterly Human Services Network Meeting to be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3:00 to 5:00pm. This is your opportunity to update fellow service providers regarding current program operations and needs. Each participate will have an opportunity to share their program updates, our agenda will also include discussion with a United Way representative related to the Basic Needs Grant mentioned above and preparations for “Making Holidays Bright”!
Please register HERE by Monday, September 28th. Your Webex invitation will be sent after the registrations closed.
CJ'S Thumbs Up Foundation
Join CJSTUF in a Virtual Challenge to run, walk, bike, hop and hike toward providing financial assistance to families of children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Register for the challenge. https://raceroster.com/events/2020/34077/cjs-butterfly-45-virtual-challenge
The cost is $35 (includes shipping) to register and receive your shirt, tank or hoodie within 10 business days. October 1 - November 8
Moments of Hope- Drive Thru Food Drive
The public is invited to donate nonperishable food items at the Mo Hope Pantry during its' Drive-Thru Food Drive. Food will be removed from your vehicle by volunteers.
Sunday, Oct. 18
Time : 2pm - 4pm
Location: 13400 Hanover Courthouse Rd.,Hanover