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    According to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond, “Our kids do not lack a desire to succeed; they lack opportunities.” With the local clubs serving about 150 youths daily and a …

Cameron Foundation approves 30 grants in its October cycle, many emphasizing partnerships

With the approval of 30 funding requests from nonprofit, faith, and government groups in its October cycle, The Cameron Foundation marks its tenth year of grantmaking in the Southside community. The Foundation board decided on the awards during its October meeting. This $1,250,827 in funding helps to bring the Foundation’s total grantmaking to over $69 million since 2004. “This is such a remarkable accomplishment, and we’re optimistic about where we’re headed,” commented Board Chair Larry C. Tucker.

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Cameron hosts regional health summit

With an eye towards advancing community health across the Southside region of Virginia, The Cameron Foundation hosted a summit on Wednesday, September 17, to engage stakeholders from health and human service organizations, local government and elected officials, the business community, faith leaders, and youth leaders. The Healthy Communities Regional Summit focused on creating cross-sector collaborations to address the multiple factors that determine the overall health of Southside Virginia. The event took place at the Community Life Center of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Petersburg.

“The research shows there are a number of health indicators that are impeding our quality of life in this region,” noted Cameron President J. Todd Graham.

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Cameron Foundation honors CCHASM with community service award

Through its annual recognition award program to honor community service, The Cameron Foundation has selected Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Alliance for Social Ministry (CCHASM) to receive special recognition. The nonprofit organization will be presented with the Cleveland A. Wright Award for Outstanding Community Service during the Foundation’s 10th Anniversary ceremony on October 23.

CCHASM, which is based in Chester, assists individuals and families who are experiencing an acute economic crisis which threatens their basic survival. The group offers four primary programs.

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