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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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Almost 2,000 Books Distributed to Georgetown Primary

Our most recent book fair at Georgetown Primary was a huge success with almost 2,000 books distributed to the teachers and staff!  We loved the students and staff and they loved the books that have been so generously donated to Chesapeake’s Kids. Special thanks goes out to Jesse Stalnaker and …

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UVA Students Staff Book Fair at Rena B. Wright

Eight students from the University of Virginia recently spent two days helping Chesapeake’s Kids. What a delight to work with these great kids who are spending their spring break helping others! We received a delightful thank-you card from the team with the following message: “Thank you so much for giving …

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Thank you Kellie, Tracy and Fauquier County!

Since we started Chesapeake’s Kids, we have been constantly amazed at the generosity of the people of Chesapeake.  However, recently, we have been made aware of two angels working on our behalf all the way up in Northern Virginia! Tracy and Kellie Rice live in Warrenton, Virginia.  After hearing of Chesapeake’s Kids from a friend …

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