2012 DRMD

$ 251000 Raised

2012 Recipients:

Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care. Through support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter works with those with Alzheimer's and their families.
Blue Sky is on a mission to provide transforming experiences for urban youth through outdoor education. Blue Sky aims to serve school-aged children, with a strategic focus on Richmond’s most under-served neighborhoods by exploring the great outdoors.
Canine Companions for Independence enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. The service dogs assist adults with physical disabilities by performing daily tasks.
Embrace Richmond has been strengthening neighborhoods across Metro Richmond for more than a decade. They train and coach resident, non-profit, governmental and congregational leaders in asset-based community development.
The Richmond Fisher Houses provide compassionate lodging in warm, supportive home environments free of charge for the families of seriously ill patients being treated at military and VA medical centers.
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. They analyze the challenges to freedom, advocate for greater political rights and civil liberties, and support frontline activists to defend human rights and promote democratic change.
The Gerry Bertier #42 Foundation builds upon Bertier's tradition of helping sufferers of spinal cord injuries. They are dedicated to raising money for the research of spinal cord injuries.
Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc. leads a movement to end Rett Syndrome, a severe neurological disorder that primarily affects girls. Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc. grows HOPE for girls with Rett Syndrome.
St. Joseph’s Villa provides children with special needs and their families the opportunity to succeed through innovative and effective programs.
RAMPS helps the less fortunate by paying for and assembling modular wheelchair ramps for those people who are in need and have qualified for financial assistance.
REAP provides comprehensive job training and meaningful employment for new and diverse entrepreneurs. Their primary focus is to meet the specific need for workforce development for people with disabilities.
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls helps children across Virginia with emotional and behavioral health concerns by facilitating the healing process using a teaching-family approach.