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Thank You Western Branch Middle School Chorus!

We couldn’t have been more delighted when Kyle Cook, Director of the Western Branch Middle School Chorus, contacted us to let us know that they had chosen Chesapeake’s Kids to be the beneficiary of the very first Western Branch Middle School Chorus benefit concert!  These amazingly talented kids not only shared …

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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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UVA Alternative Spring Break Students Serve Chesapeake’s Kids

Eight students from the University of Virginia spent part of their spring break last week working with us at our free book fair at Camelot Elementary. The children and staff at Camelot absolutely loved them and so did we! This is our third year working with the Alternative Spring Break …

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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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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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