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Postponed! Summer Feeding in the New River Valley

Montgomery County Public Schools 750 Imperial Street, Christiansburg

Out of an abundance of caution, we have chosen to postpone this event originally scheduled for March 19th. Please stay tuned for details on a new event date.   Join us for a conversation about summer feeding programs hosted by [...]

First Steps Quarterly Meeting

First Steps: The New River Valley's Early Childhood Education and Development Network is continuing to support agencies as we navigate COVID-19. Join us on April 15th for our next quarterly meeting including: Speaker Emily Griffey, Policy Director for Voices for [...]

First Steps Meet Yourself: Mental and Emotional Health for Children

First Steps is a network of early childhood service providers in the NRV working to strengthen connections in support of children and families. Our popular Meet Yourself sessions are going virtual and will be held via Zoom. This session will [...]

First Steps Meet Yourself: Mental and Emotional Health for Adults

First Steps is a network of early childhood service providers in the NRV working to strengthen connections in support of children and families. Our popular Meet Yourself sessions are going virtual and will be held via Zoom. This session will [...]

First Steps Quarterly Meeting

First Steps is a network of agencies and individuals working to support young children and families in the New River Valley. Composed of representatives from childcare centers, social service and healthcare agencies, enrichment programs, and public school officials, First Steps [...]

First Steps Virtual Meet Yourself: Navigating Remote Teaching and Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed education this year, with children and families navigating hybrid and remote learning for the first time. This virtual Meet Yourself session includes public school officials and childcare providers sharing insights and best practices for [...]

First Steps Meet Yourself: Supporting Our Kids During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for children, whether navigating virtual learning, dealing with new schedules, and missing out on activities with friends. This session will be a panel discussion with counselors, school leaders, pediatricians, nurses, and parents talking about [...]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nonprofit Listening Session

Sharing information and maintaining connections is critical amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. While we are unable to hold our in-person Third Thursday sessions, we invite you to join this listening session via Zoom for nonprofit leaders to talk with one another, [...]

A Conversation with the Community Foundation

Despite the challenges of the ongoing pandemic, 2021 was one of the best year's in the Community Foundation's history! Join us to hear highlights from the year, to get a preview of our work for 2022, and to go in-depth [...]

Beyond Pay: Strategies to Support and Retain Employees

Employers of all kinds are struggling to support and retain employees with limited ability to expand pay and benefits. But what makes employees feel valued doesn't always link to pay. Join panelists from local schools, childcare centers, nonprofits, and higher [...]