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UVA Alternative Spring Break Students Serve Georgetown Primary

An Alternative Spring Break team from the University of Virginia joined us this week to provide a book fair for the great students and staff at Georgetown Primary.  The team worked nonstop all day, helping over 900 students select their two free books.  The children were delighted their books and …

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Thank you Great Bridge Middle School Consumer Science Classes!

A huge shout-out to the 6th Grade Family and Consumer Science  (FACS) classes of Great Bridge Middle for their support of Chesapeake’s Kids!  The FACS classes, led by teacher Cindy Mansfield,  recently held a book drive, collecting several hundred quality children’s books for our free book fairs for Title 1 …

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Thanks Great Bridge United Methodist Church Youth!

I had just settled in for a quiet evening of working in the books and look who showed up – some of the great kids at Great Bridge United Methodist Church!  After hearing about the background and mission of Chesapeake’s Kids, the youth sorted, cleaned, labeled and shelved over 2,000 …

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Fleet Reserve Association Unit 40 Supports Chesapeake’s Kids

A huge thank-you goes out to Fleet Reserve Association Unit and Branch 40 for their donation of 240 books to Chesapeake’s Kids!  The Fleet Reserve Association is a 90 year old organization made up of active duty, retirees, and veterans from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. The Organization’s …

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Kathy’s Lasting Gift

It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Kathy Kosic, a volunteer with Chesapeake’s Kids.  A retired librarian, Kathy began working with Chesapeake’s Kids last year, sharing her love of reading with us and the children in Chesapeake’s Title 1 schools.  Kathy worked with us in cleaning, …

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Thank you Houston and Jonathan!

Santa Claus didn’t skip Chesapeake’s Kids this year, working directly through elves Houston Guettner and Jonathan Goldstein.  Houston, of Kingston, Tennessee, heard about our Music Project and decided to donate one of his violins to our cause.  He took the violin to Jonathan Goldstein, a luthier and owner of The …

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National Honor Society Helpers

We are always happy to have help from the community, such as the three teenagers that spent Saturday afternoon and evening working for Chesapeake’s Kids.  Duncan, Avery and Lexie (not pictured) are future members of the National Honor Society at Hickory High School and chose to meet their service-hour requirement serving …

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