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Giving Guide: A look at what local nonprofits need in Lynchburg area

Local nonprofits are making holiday shopping easier than ever during the season of giving by letting residents know exactly what they need to keep the wheels turning. Those that rescue animals need more dog and cat food, those that work with children need toys and games and still others are looking for transportation to get clients to appointments. Regardless of where you shop, it’s likely that one of our local nonprofits needs can be found there. To make things easier, we’ve made a shopping list for you.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better.

» 2901 Langhorne Rd., Lynchburg. (434) 528-0400

» Wish list: Volunteers to serve as mentors and financial donations. About 25 kids are on a waiting list for a mentor. Reserve money intended for programming had to be spent on repairing flood damage to the building.

BLUE RIDGE AREA FOOD BANK

Distributes food through 50 partner agencies.

» 501 12th St., Suite B., Lynchburg. (434) 845-4099.

» Wish list: Cereal, peanut or almond butter, canned tuna and chicken, canned soups, stews and chili, canned fruit, canned vegetables, canned or dried beans, boxed macaroni and cheese, pasta and rice, spaghetti sauce, paper products, baby food and formula, diapers, soap, toothbrushes and feminine products. No glass.

BLUE RIDGE AUTISM AND ACHIEVEMENT CENTER

To serve children and families facing unique learning challenges, specifically autism and learning disabilities.

» 150 Linden Ave., Lynchburg. (434) 525-4790

» Wish list: Materials to build a sensory room, Nintendo Switch with games for young children, spring-free safety trampoline, iPads and chargers, Kindles, cube storage shelves with bins, small microwave, CD player, bubble machines and bubble liquid, musical toys for children ages 1 to 5, board games for children ages 3 to 8, fishing poles and basketballs.

CANDLELIGHT MINISTRIES

Delivers food to more than 900 elderly and permanently disabled people in the Lynchburg area.

» 243 Jackson Lane, Concord. (434) 993-3677

» Wish list: Volunteers to deliver meals and work in the warehouse, monetary support, and prayers.

CASA OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Trains and supervises volunteers, called court-appointed special advocates, to advocate for abused and neglected children.

» 901 Church Street, Suite 101, Lynchburg. (434) 485-7260.

» Wish list: Gift cards for outings and activities appropriate for children, gas cards, office supplies, paper, donations.

Serves individuals and families through care, counseling and education. Food pantry provides nonperishable food, school supplies and self-care items to clients to help them weather short-term crises.

» 150 Linden Ave. (434) 384-3131.

» Wish list: Canned soups, vegetables and meats, SpaghettiOs, ravioli, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, cereal bars, oatmeal, crackers, rice, pasta, macaroni, gravy mix, tomato paste/sauce, diced tomatoes, boxed macaroni & cheese, instant potatoes, muffin and pancake mix, syrup, ranch dressing, fruit cups, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, vegetable oil, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, juice. Soap, body wash, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, toilet tissue, paper towels, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, baby diapers (all sizes), baby wipes.

HUNTERS FOR THE HUNGRY

Feeding program accepts deer donated by hunters, farmers and others. The venison is processed and donated to organizations such as food banks, soup kitchens and churches, which distribute it to needy families at no cost. Hunters for the Hungry covers all processing costs associated with the deer.

» Wish list: Deer at partner processing locations (call or visit website to learn more), monetary donations, volunteer help at the office for paperwork.

HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE

Organizes annual “Be a Santa to a Senior” program that supplies Christmas gifts for more than 1,200 needy or lonely seniors in the area.

» 2085 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg. (434) 385-0321.

» Wish list: Wrapping supplies for wrapping party, volunteers to deliver gifts to seniors December 13, 14 and 17, 18, and 19. Distribution address: 316 Brook Park Place, Forest. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Toiletry items for women and men, lotion, body wash and fragrances.

JOHNSON HEALTH CENTER

A federally qualified health center working to provide affordable and comprehensive healthcare with quality services and strong community partnerships.

» 320 Federal Street, Lynchburg and offices in Rustburg, Madison Heights and Bedford.

» Wish List: A 15-passenger van to expand its transportation service into Campbell and Bedford counties, any donations that would support the transportation program, a fitness facility willing to partner with the center to provide group fitness activities for patients enrolled in its wellness programs.

KIDS’ HAVEN

Offers free support groups to grieving children ages 3 to 18 and their families.

» 325 12th St., Lynchburg. (434) 845-4072.

» Wish list: Monetary donations; classroom supplies such as Play-Doh, markers, and paper.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGIONAL RESCUE

A volunteer-based nonprofit dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of regional animals into permanent and loving homes.

» P.O. Box 2172, Forest. (434) 856-2676.

» Wish list: Clumping cat litter or the crystal kind of litter; Iams or Purina One dry kitten, adult cat food, puppy and adult dog food; hard chew toys like Nylabones/Kong’s, kitten toys; pee pads; leashes and collars in all sizes but especially small/XS; brushes, treats of all kinds.

RUSH HOMES

Provides affordable rental housing for low-income people with disabilities.

» 1721 Monsview Pl. (434) 455-2120.

» Wish list: Volunteers for yard and home maintenance, monetary donations.

YWCA OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Works to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

» 626 Church St., Lynchburg. (434)847-7751.

» Wish list for domestic violence prevention program: New underwear for adults and children; women’s bras, all sizes and new; adult and child pajamas; jogging pants and tops for adults and children; combs and brushes; deodorant; feminine pads and tampons; gas gift cards; grocery store gift cards; bus passes; nonperishable food items; all sizes of diapers; tissue; toilet paper; paper towels; 13-gallon trash bags; freezer bags; aluminum foil; plastic storage bins; laundry detergent; fabric softener; cleaning products; automatic and regular dish detergent; and batteries (AA, AAA, C, D).

» Wish List for Town Center Housing Program: Bus passes, gas gift cards, grocery store gift cards, upright freezer, desks, chairs, dressers, night stands, chest of drawers, twin and full size sheet sets, quilts for twin and full size bed, set of matching end tables, sofas, nonperishable food items, feminine pads and tampons, toothbrush and toothpaste, laundry detergent.

» Wish list for sexual assault response program: Bus passes, taxi vouchers, gas gift cards, grocery store gift cards, Visa/MasterCard gift cards, women’s sports bras, all sizes, new; unisex sweatshirts for adults and children.

PATRICK HENRY FAMILY SERVICES

Offers a safe place for children when their family dynamics, behavior or other circumstances prevent them from living at home. There are seven group homes in five locations.

» 1621 Enterprise Dr. Lynchburg. (434) 376-2006.

» Wish list: Two bikes for 14-year-old boys, MP3 player without WiFi capability, Walmart gift cards, large Niki hoodie, purple skateboard, size 9.5 men’s Timberland boots, adult small Carolina Panthers hoodie, art supplies, size 11 men’s Crocs, gift cards for Lynchburg businesses, fast food and Kroger gift cards, clothing store gift cards, educational toddler toys, DVDs for preschoolers, clock radios, flashlights, throw blankets, non-perishable food.

AREA HUMANE SOCIETIES

Care for lost and homeless animals

LYNCHBURG HUMANE SOCIETY

» 1211 Old Graves Mill Rd., Lynchburg. (434) 448-0088

» Wish list: Purina Cat or Kitten Chow, Purina Dog or Puppy Chow, pate-style cat food (no fish flavors), peanut butter, large dog crates, leashes and collars, rolling organizational cart, fluffy dog and cat beds, feline pine litter, towels, baby food (meat), blankets and comforters, cat and dog toys, Kongs, dryer sheets and paper towels.

LYNCHBURG HUMANE SOCIETY SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC

» 29 Mortimer Drive, Evington. (434) 821-4922.

» Wish list: Bleach, powdered laundry detergent, used towels or sheets, paper towels, pate-style wet cat food, printer paper and blankets (can be used).

HUMANE SOCIETY OF AMHERST COUNTY

» 318 Shelter Lane/P.O. Box 614, Amherst. (434) 946-2340.

» Wish list: HE liquid laundry detergent, copier paper, postage stamps, dish washer detergent, dish soap, 39-gallon white kitchen trash bags, 55-gallon trash bags, Purina Kitten Chow (yellow bag), scoopable and non-scoopable kitty litter, Purina Puppy Chow (blue bag), Pedigree puppy food (yellow bag), dog and cat beds, Revolution, gift cards for gas and from Petsmart, Walmart and Sam’s; paper towels, toilet paper, lemon-scented Pine-Sol, name brand canned cat and dog food, bleach, Milk-Bone brand dog bones, heavy duty dog toys, Kongs, interactive cat toys, pill pockets for dispensing medication, puppy pads and hot dogs.

BEDFORD HUMANE SOCIETY

» 829 Ole Turnpike Dr., Bedford. (540) 586-6100.

» Wish list: Canned or dry cat and dog food, litter and toys.

FRIENDS OF CAMPBELL COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL

» 185 Greendale Drive, Rustburg. (434) 485-6242.

» Wish list: Canned food for kittens, Purina Puppy Chow, large heavy-duty plastic squeaky toys, large sterilized bones, and K-9 Advantix for both cats and dogs.

ADULT CARE CENTER OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Offers daytime respite for caregivers of frail elderly, including those with dementia. Social programs, personal care assistance, nutritious meals and medication management.

» 621 Court St. (434) 847-8111

» Wish List: Para transit van; coat armoire/freestanding closet; tablet/iPad with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities; nice office chairs with lumbar support; large rolling whiteboard; Keurig coffee machine and K-cups; large CD player with big band, Motown and Christmas CDs; electric pencil sharpener; craft kits for 12-24 people; birthday gifts for 10 men and 10 women; gloves, scarves, and hats; socks for 10 men and 10 women; snacks such as peanut butter crackers, chips and cookies; facial tissue; disinfectant wipes; hand sanitizer; air freshener.

THE ARC OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Provides programs and services for citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including those transitioning out of training centers.

» 1508 Bedford Ave. (434) 845-4071.

» Wish list: Wipes, paper towels, changing pads, piano, arts and crafts supplies.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER LYNCHBURG

Provides a safe and friendly space for children in the community to learn, be creative, and have fun.

» 1101 Madison St. Lynchburg and 405 York St., Lynchburg. (434) 846-1111 and (434) 238-3215.

» Wish list: White Elmer’s glue, cookie sheets, Silly Putty, kitchen utensil set, rock painting kit, “Sorry!” board game. For a more detailed list, visit www.bgclynchburg.org/wish-list.

LYNCHBURG BEACON OF HOPE

Empowers and equips Lynchburg’s young people to seek higher education by building a pathway between high school and higher education.

» Wish list: Gift cards to Target, Walmart and Uber. Financial donations; $50 pays for fee waivers to take college boards, $250 provides residential deposit to go to college, $350 covers tools and lab materials for certification programs, $500 covers books for a semester, and $2,000 provides one scholar a year of college or certification through the “Stay Close Go Far” promise Scholarship program.

CENTRAL VIRGINIA ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY LIVING INC.

Provides meals, medical transportation and support services to seniors in Region 2000.

» 501 12th St., Lynchburg. (434) 385-9070.

» Wish list: Toiletries, comb and brush sets, shaving supplies, stamps, stationary, pocket-size umbrella, sewing kits, Band-Aids, shampoo, pocket-size tissues, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, antibacterial hand wipes, paper towels, socks, dish cloths, kitchen towels, batteries, non-perishable food items, low sodium canned goods, collapsible wagon, four card tables, stackable chairs with seat and back cushions, washing machine, new van, gas, Walmart or Staples gift cards.

FREEDOM 4/24

Works to bring freedom and justice to victims and survivors of sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

» 2306 Bedford Ave., Lynchburg. (434) 582-4517.

» Wish list: Financial donations. Anyone who signs up to be a 4/24 Ally in November or December and donates $24 or more will see that donation doubled for an entire year up to $15,000. Conference call speaker, gift cards for Amazon, Staples, Walmart, Target, Food Lion, Kroger, and Fresh Market. Office supplies such as paper, file folders, manila envelopes, and stamps. Gently used or refurbished laptops. Portable sound system (Behringer Europort PPA500BT Compact PA System with Wireless Mics) for partner events and Run 4 Their Lives race series.

FREE CLINIC OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Provides medical, dental and pharmaceutical services to persons from low-income households without health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.

» 1016 Main St. (434) 847-5866.

» Wish list: new, unopened toothbrushes, dental floss and toothpaste, facial tissues, new, unopened gauze pads and medical tape, new, unopened adhesive bandages, new unopened insulin syringes and pen needles, standard and large blood pressure cuffs, AAA batteries, volunteers and monetary donations.

FAMILY LIFE SERVICES

Provides quality, professional adoption services with compassion, commitment and integrity.

» 124-A Liberty Mountain Dr. Lynchburg. (434)845-5334

» Wish list: Financial donations. familylifeservices.org/donate. Office supplies and paper products. See a full wish list on Amazon under “Liberty Parent Foundation.”

THE GATEWAY

Provides a residential substance abuse treatment program for homeless men recovering from addiction.

» 300 12th St., Lynchburg. (434) 846-3311.

» Wish list: Men’s disposable razors, pillows, pillow cases, twin-size sheets, large bath towels, hand towels, 32/33-gallon kitchen trash bags, Fabuloso cleaner, bleach, mops, paper napkins, dish washing liquid and powdered laundry detergent.

HAND-UP LODGE

An emergency short-term shelter designed primarily for 30-day stays for homeless men, women, and children, families. A service of Lynchburg Community Action Group (Lyn-CAG).

» 620 Fifth St., Lynchburg. (434) 455-1601 x 327

» Wish list: Towels (new or gently used), washcloths, twin sheets, men’s and women’s socks, scarves, hats, gloves, dinnerware, flatware, disposable plates and cups.

INTERFAITH OUTREACH

Offers emergency assistance with evictions and utilities, simple home repairs for elderly and disabled neighbors, furniture and furnishings, emergency heating assistance for the elderly, vision programming, and progressive release program for ex-offenders.

» Wish List: Individual bus passes, stamps, number 10 envelopes, shaving cream, hand lotion, disposable razors, copy paper, Post-it notes, pens, paperclips, binder clips, three-tab file folders, garbage bags, Clorox wipes and household cleaning supplies such as sponges, disinfectant cleaners, buckets, brooms, dustpans, mops, etc.

JUBILEE FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Provides educational, athletic and social programs to children and their families.

» 1512 Florida Ave., Lynchburg. (434) 845-0433.

» Wish list: Basketballs, footballs, kickballs, nets, Keurig K-cups, PA system, karaoke machine, projector, uniforms (jersey and shorts), floor buffer, magazine rack, pamphlet/brochure rack, leaf blower, recover 100 cloth chairs with vinyl, wheelbarrow, and monetary donations.

LIGHTHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER

Seeks opportunities to improve life for those who are most vulnerable by providing vital programs in a dignified environment for mental, physical, personal and spiritual growth.

» 1310 Church St., Lynchburg. (434) 847-5050.

» Wish list: Socks and underwear for men and women (all sizes), hats, and gloves.

LYNCHBURG DAILY BREAD

Provides daily hot meals to Lynchburg-area residents.

» 721 Clay St., Lynchburg. (434) 845-5703.

» Wish list: Kitchen and bathroom cleaning supplies, especially anything with bleach. Dawn dish detergent, Formula 409 and floor cleaners. Paper towels, plastic forks/knives/spoons, paper napkins, foam bowls and 55-gallon trash bags. Breakfast cereals (especially Frosted Flakes and Cheerios), coffee, and sugar.

LYNCHBURG SHELTERED INDUSTRIES

Offers employment services for people with disabilities.

» 3120 Odd Fellows Rd., Lynchburg. (434) 847-4488.

» Wish list: Paper plates, plastic utensils, napkins and stove.

MEALS ON WHEELS OF GREATER LYNCHBURG

Delivering independence, while nourishing body and spirit of the homebound in Lynchburg and close-in surrounding counties.

» P.O. Box 1388, Lynchburg. (434) 847-0796.

» Wish list: Volunteers and financial donations, $5 pays for one meal, $110 pays for meals delivered for one month, $1,300 pays for meals delivered by volunteers for one year. Substitute drivers, those who can deliver meals from time to time, and “a la carte” volunteers for occasional volunteer opportunities outside of the meal delivery hour.

MILLER HOME

A private group home for girls between the ages of 4 and 21.

» 2134 Westerly Dr., Lynchburg. (434) 845-0241.

» Wish list: Craft supplies, movie gift cards, personal hygiene products, cleaning supplies, Tide pods, a vacuum, shower curtain liners, toilet paper, paper towels, Lysol cleaner and hand sanitizer.

MIRIAM’S HOUSE

A nonprofit organization designed to help end the cycle of homelessness by empowering women to live independently through support services.

» 409 Magnolia St., Lynchburg. (434) 847-1101. Call between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

» Wish list: Day bus passes through Greater Lynchburg Transportation Company, toilet paper, all-purpose cleaner, laundry detergent, trash bags.

MOTHERHOOD COLLECTIVE

Equipping and educating women from preconception to postpartum through free, evidence – based education and social support.

» 4720 Doyle Terrace, Lynchburg. (434) 444-4482.

ROADS TO RECOVERY

Helps people recover from alcohol and other drug addiction with residential homes and center-based recovery support services. Operates three men’s residences and will open a home for pregnant women with opiate addiction and their babies.

» Wish list: Walmart gift cards, cleaning products and supplies, laundry detergent, hygiene supplies, toilet paper, bus passes and monetary donations.

THE SALVATION ARMY OF LYNCHBURG

A Christian organization whose charitable outreach includes emergency shelter and feeding programs.

» 2215 Park Ave./P.O. Box 2314, Lynchburg. (434) 845-5939.

» Wish list: Wash cloths, towels, twin sheet sets, coffee, sugar, non-perishable breakfast items, canned goods and paper products.

AMHERST COUNTY

AMHERST CARES/ BACKPACK BUDDIES CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Serves approximately 520 Amherst County Public Schools students each week.

» P.O. Box 451, Amherst. (434) 946-7657.

» Wish list: Cans of pop top Chef Boyardee-like products, such as spaghetti, ravioli, lasagna, spaghetti with meatballs, beef and macaroni; individual packs of Ramen noodles, beef and chicken flavored; boxes of individual packs each of peanut butter crackers, cheese crackers and oatmeal; Pop-Tarts; small containers of applesauce; boxes of crackers (Saltines, Ritz, etc.); small jars of creamy peanut butter; cans of chicken noodle soup; 100 percent juice Capri Suns; boxes of macaroni and cheese; small cans of beans and franks; cans of Vienna sausages; small bottles of Gatorade; toothbrushes; tubes of toothpaste and cans of tuna.

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS

An organization dedicated to serving the hungry of Amherst County.

» Ascension Episcopal Church, 253 S. Main St., Amherst. Madison Heights Baptist Church, 329 Main St., Madison Heights. (434) 660-7837. Food warehouse, 151 Mitchell Bell Road, Madison Heights. (434) 226-0019.

» Wish list: Financial donations, a rolling ladder with five steps, a light for installation on a new front porch to the warehouse and pallet racks.

BEDFORD COUNTY

BEDFORD CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

A nonprofit and outreach ministry of 29 area churches that provides food, clothing and household items to seniors and the needy.

» 217 W. Washington St., Bedford. (540) 586-2633.

» Wish list: Coffee makers, children’s books; clothing for children, teens and adults; coats for children, teens and adults; throw blankets, towels, sheets, pillows, footballs and basketballs, stuffed animals, puzzles, adult coats, used or new bikes, diapers, shampoo and soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes, household appliances, canned food including tuna, meat, fruits and vegetables. Financial donations.

BEDFORD COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS STATION

A nonprofit working to ensure all Bedford families have a joyful, family-centered Christmas.

» P.O. Box 1353, Bedford. (540) 492-0382.

» Wish list: Children’s books, children’s coats, children’s pajamas (newborn to size 20 boys), socks, hats, gloves and mittens, jeans for children/teens in all sizes, throw blankets, towels, sheets, pillows, pots and pans, footballs, basketballs, Lego sets, dolls of all sizes, stuffed animals, puzzles, adult coats, used or new bikes, diapers, shampoo and soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes, peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti noodles and sauce, canned tuna and meat, and canned fruits and vegetables. Financial donations.

BEDFORD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES

Provides education and support (including shelter and some court services) to victims of domestic violence as well as concerned family members and friends.

» P.O. Box 783, Bedford. (540) 587-0970.

» Wish list: Non-perishable food items including dry beans, rice, noodles, cereals, oatmeal, peanut butter, jelly, pancake mix, syrup, salt, pepper, cooking oil, cake mixes, icing, brownie mix, tuna, chicken, ham, Vienna sausages, canned salmon, corned beef hash, canned fruits and vegetables, and boxed juices. Gift cards, of $10-$20 for Walmart, Food Lion, Family Dollar, and Dollar General. Cleaning supplies including laundry detergent, fabric softener, paper towels, toilet paper, sandwich bags and trash bags. Personal hygiene products including shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, soap, lotion, makeup, feminine hygiene products and toothpaste, and tooth brushes. Baby products including diapers, baby wipes, baby shampoo, baby lotion, diaper rash ointment, baby aspirin, children’s cough and cold medications and daily vitamins. Towels, washcloths, bed sheets, pillows, and rugs.

Toasters, coffee makers, dish drainers, silverware, and utensils.

BROOK HILL FARM

Serves as an equine center for rehabilitating injured and unwanted horses.

» 7289 Bellevue Rd., Bedford. (540) 586-0207

» Wish list: Horse care items including hoof picks, brushes, curry combs, grooming gloves and mitts, weather-proofed horse blankets, five-quart buckets for horse feed, gloves for youth aged 12 to 18, and tall socks to be used with riding boots for youth aged 12 to 18.

SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREW

A nonprofit Christian hunger ministry that salvages fresh produce and delivers it to soup kitchens and food banks across the United States.

» Wish list: Financial donations.

CAMPBELL COUNTY

CLAIRE PARKER FOUNDATION

Aims to help improve the quality of life of patients and families battling pediatric cancer by providing financial, emotional, spiritual and hospice support. The organization expects to send out anywhere from 300 to 500 packages this year.

» P.O. Box 523 Altavista, VA 24517

» Wish list: any size and gender new Carter’s onesies, homemade pillow cases.

NELSON COUNTY

UNITY IN COMMUNITY

A nonprofit dedicated to helping Nelson County residents in need regardless of ethnic, spiritual, or political background.

» Wish list: Furniture, household appliances, space heaters.

HUMANE SOCIETY/SPCA OF NELSON

A nonprofit that to strives to improve animal welfare by providing care and adoption of “unwanted” companion animals through a “no-kill” adoption center, foster care networks, satellite adoption venues, and Kitten & Puppy Rescue/Transport Programs; by funding veterinary services and education programs; and, by controlling over-population through low-cost spay/neuter vaccinations and Feral Cat Trap/Neuter/Release programs.

» Almost Home Pet Adoption Center, 29 Stagebridge Rd., Lovingston. 434-263-SPCA (7722).

» Wish list: Gently used sheets, gently used towels, and volunteers needed Thursday-Saturday to work 4-hour shifts at the SPCA Thrift shop. Canned dog food and cat food, treats (dog and cat), Purina Kitten Chow, and six-foot Bronze Dog rope slip lead leashes.

BLUE RIDGE MEDICAL CENTER

Blue Ridge Medical Center offers primary care, pediatrics, dentistry, X-ray, lab, physical therapy, and behavioral health. BRMC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center and Level III Patient-Centered Medical Home. The center is accredited by the Joint Commission.

» Wish List: Volunteers, board members, and financial donations

NELSON COUNTY FOOD PANTRY

On a monthly basis the pantry provides supplemental food to more than 200 households, representing approximately 700 individuals.

» Wish List: Wheelchairs, 12 large grocery carts to help us deliver food orders to clients’ cars.

Source: https://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/giving-guide-a-look-at-what-local-nonprofits-need-in/article_25347bd8-f036-11e8-b4f5-23c7b9628e10.html

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