Jul 04, 2018
For the last two years I’ve been a volunteer leader of Ladies of Quality (LQ) Sr, Abundant Life’s mentoring program for high school girls. Along with another UVA student, SK, I’ve had the amazing experience of getting to know three young women who are all long-time Abundant Life participants. We’ve spent most of our time […]
Jun 26, 2018
Fresh off a Super Bowl victory in his rookie season, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Rashard Davis returned to his hometown of Charlottesville and sat down with us for an interview about his time in Abundant Life. Little did he know that we had a big surprise for him. Photo and video credit: Laura […]
May 08, 2018
My name is Shantisha but everyone calls me Tisha and I have a 15-year-old son named Cameron. We have lived in Charlottesville since he was born and moved to the Prospect area in 2006, approximately 12 years ago. From the moment Cameron was born I always did my best to raise him right, teach him […]
Mar 08, 2018
Former Abundant Life participant Rashard Davis capped his rookie season in the NFL with every football player’s dream: a Super Bowl Championship! For Rashard, it was his fourth dream come true in just the last 13 months: graduate from college (James Madison University), win a college football national championship, play in the NFL (Philadelphia Eagles), […]
Feb 09, 2018
In honor of National Mentoring Month, we asked STRIVE mentor Luke Juday to reflect on his 3+ years working with 12th grader Redoane. STRIVE matches high school boys with Christian adult male mentors for all four years of high school and the first year post high school.
Jan 20, 2018
As the sun set on January 15, in what has become a beloved annual tradition in Fifeville, a crowd several hundred strong gathered in front of Buford Middle School to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.