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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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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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Thank You Great Bridge Middle FCCLA!

A huge shout-out to the FCCLA club of Great Bridge Middle for their support of Chesapeake’s Kids this past year.  The FCCLA club, led by teacher Cindy Mansfield, raised money during the school year by selling candy and other treats.  A portion of this money was used to purchase over …

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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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