ORGANIZATIONS

Organizations participating in SML GIVES 2022

The Agape Center

To reflect God's love by the giving of ourselves and our resources as we submit to the leadership of the Holy Spirit to mentor and help individuals turn or return to a Christ-centered life. >

Bedford Ride/Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living, Inc.

Bedford Ride/CVACL mission is to support older adults and persons with disabilities to live with dignity in accordance with their own personal choice and strives to provide access to medical care for Bedford County citizens. >

Children's Assistive Technology Service​

C.A.T.S. helps children with physical and developmental disabilities that affect movement, behavior, or communication have better health outcomes; participate more fully in school; engage socially; and achieve greater independence.  We do this by refurbishing and redistributing donated assistive technology; educating pediatric clinicians, teachers, and caregivers; and advocating for responsive and responsible public health policy. >

Food For Kids Weekend Pack-A-Snack​

To address food insecurity and promote learning and self worth for area children by providing weekend meals for students at Moneta, Montvale, Goodview and Huddleston Elementary schools, through the help of a a caring, supportive community . >

Franklin County Humane Society Inc. / Planned Pethood Clinic & Adoption Center

The purpose of this organization shall be the prevention of cruelty to animals. Our mission is to create a community where all dogs and cats get a chance for a healthy and happy life in a loving home by promoting rescue, adoption and spay/neuter. Our Planned Pethood Clinic is dedicated to reducing pet overpopulation through spay neuters and also provides wellness services for the animals at our Adoption Center and for animals in our community.  >

Franklin County Family YMCA of SML

The YMCA is a charitable association dedicated to building healthy spirit, mind, and body. The Franklin County Family YMCA is an association of members, volunteers, contributors, and staff, putting Christian principles into practice through programs that promote healthy lifestyles, strong families, positive youth development, community strength, and international understanding. Ys are for people of all faiths, races, abilities, ages, and incomes.>

Helping Hands of Franklin County

Helping Hands of Franklin County provides emergency financial assistance to the citizens of Franklin County. This usually comes in the form of help with utilities and rent, but we do help with other emergency financial situations as the need arises. >

Lake Christian Ministries​

In a loving Christian atmosphere, Lake Christian Ministries works to enable each individual to feel valued, connected and live in hope by providing services that address immediate needs and programs that assist each person in gaining a secure future and a better quality of life. >

New Life Center for Thoroughbreds

New Life Center for Thoroughbreds is dedicated to helping save retired Thoroughbred racehorses and providing them with a new purpose and a new life while educating the public on the athleticism, kind nature, and versatility of the retired Thoroughbred. >

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Virginia provides the Ronald McDonald House, a comfortable and supportive home-away-from-home for the families of sick and injured children who must come to the Roanoke area for medical treatment, and the Ronald McDonald Family Room, a respite area for parents to rest and regroup, steps away from their child’s bedside. >

SML Good Neighbors, Inc.

Developing good neighbors skills and values in children through programs that nourish, educate and support them while providing life-changing experiences for college students through leadership development internships. >

Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center

Southern VA Child Advocacy Center offers a unique opportunity to engage the community in the prevention and treatment of family and community based violence. Through a comprehensive response by multiple agencies, the center provides support and resources to victims of abuse and/or neglect, as well as their non-offending caregivers. These services include facilitating community-based multidisciplinary teams and case management >

Virginia Children's Theatre​

Theatre skills are life skills. We inspire our youth and audiences to be critical thinkers, use their imagination, build confidence and come together as a community. We empower them and provide them with the tools to be successful. Through inspiration and empowerment we then seek to transform youth through the magic of live theatre. We believe in artistic excellence as a vehicle for mentorship by our professional creatives, educators, and performers to continuously improve the quality of what we have to offer.​ >