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Boys

Aug 09, 2019

In what has become an annual tradition, nearly 50 people gathered at Trinity Presbyterian Church on June 12 to celebrate STRIVE’s 18 mentoring pairs and it’s seventh graduating class. After a welcome by STRIVE Assistant Coordinator Dylan Rosenthal and blessing by participant Joseph, guests enjoyed a meal catered by Wayside Chicken. Next, STRIVE participants and […]

Jun 14, 2019

At the 2nd Annual Art of Building Community benefit, Abundant Life debuted a video short featuring interviews with staff, partners, and a former participant. Together they describe our philosophy of holistic community development and its impact on Prospect families and the neighborhood. The video includes program footage to give you an inside look at how […]

Jan 20, 2019

In honor of National Mentoring Month, we asked STRIVE mentor Jerry Maynard, Jr. to reflect on his 3+ years working with 12th grader Cardale Emmery. STRIVE matches high school boys with Christian adult male mentors for all four years of high school and the first year post high school. Over those 5 years they build a relationship, create and […]

Dec 31, 2018

When you give to Abundant Life, you make an investment, trusting God to use us to spread the Gospel, empower Prospect families and better our community. Your financial gifts help us support our neighbors, like the Torres-Guzman family. In 2015, Benny, Adelina, and their two sons moved into a new Habitat for Humanity duplex next to our White House. One […]

Oct 23, 2018

For the sixth straight fall, STRIVE students and mentors descended on Watermarks Camp in Scottsville for an overnight retreat on October 12-13. Because of STRIVE’s reliance on one-on-one relationships, the annual retreat is not only a great way for mentoring pairs to bond with each other, but with other members of the program, as well. […]

Aug 18, 2018

I am Hannibal Reid Jr, a college student at Old Dominion University, proud and successful member of Abundant Life, and a believer in the Abundant Life process. I was initially introduced to Abundant Life through STRIVE and was fortunate to have two awesome mentors, Jed Metge and Chris Stine. I remember feeling blessed to have […]

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