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Thanks to Resurrection Catholic Church in Moneta for their repeat donation to F.R.E.E.

December 24, 2012

On Christmas Eve, we take a moment to say "Thanks" to the wonderful folks at Resurrection Catholic Church in Moneta VA for again making a generous contribution to F.R.E.E. from its annual Joyous Junque yard sale in Smith Mountain Lake.


F.R.E.E. receives donation from Schloss Family Fund

December 13, 2012

We have received a generous donation from the Frances and Howard Schloss Family Philanthropic Fund. The award was received from The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, which manages the Schloss Family Fund. Mr. Howard Schloss, a Maryland businessman, recommended F.R.E.E. to be one of the fund's recipients for 2012. F.R.E.E. thanks Mr. Schloss and his family for the donation, which will be used to serve more people in need of equipment that will allow them to regain their mobility and independence.


End-of-Year Donations benefit F.R.E.E. and help those in need

December 12, 2012

It's a tradition in many organizations to make an end-of-the-year donation to a charity. This year, F.R.E.E. has been the fortunate recipient of donations from HD Web Studio of Martinsville, VA (our web design and development firm) and the Virginia Association of Tax Professionals (donated to the Richmond chapter). Many thanks to all who contributed and thought of F.R.E.E. at this time of year. Your donations will help more Virginians achieve independence through mobility in 2013!


F.R.E.E. named 2012 Small Business of the Year in Not-for-Profit Health & Human Services Category

October 5, 2012
Small Business

The Roanoke Chamber of Commerce has named the F.R.E.E. Foundation the 2012 Business of the Year in the Not-for-Profit Health & Human Services Category.  F.R.E.E. was honored at a reception and awards ceremony at the Hotel Roanoke last night.  


Neighborhood Assistance Program Raises Tax Credit for Donations to F.R.E.E. to 65%!

September 5, 2012
NAP Update

Effective July 1, 2012, the Virginia Neighborhood Assistance Program has dramatically increased the tax credit available for donations to F.R.E.E. to 65%


Pantops Therapy in Charlottesville Collecting Equipment for F.R.E.E.

August 21, 2012
Charlottesville collecting for F.R.E.E.

This week, Pantops Therapy in Charlottesville is collecting new and used mobility rehab equipment to donate to F.R.E.E.


Rite Aid Foundation Donates $10,000 to F.R.E.E.

August 14, 2012

F.R.E.E. is pleased to announce that the Rite Aid has contributed $10,000 to F.R.E.E. to help provide mobility rehab equipment to Virgnians in need.


Easley Trust grant of $15,000 will fund Hubscrub for Lynchburg chapter

August 8, 2012

The Easley Trust has given F.R.E.E. a $15,000 grant that will fund the purchase of a Hubscrub automated equipment cleaning system for the Lynchburg chapter. 


Hola! Bonjour!

April 26, 2012

Effective today, the F.R.E.E. website is now available in five additional languages.


Richmond Chapter featured in Channel 6 News Story

April 13, 2012
RIC News Story

The Richmond chapter of F.R.E.E. was featured in a Wednesday news story on Channel 6, WTVR, in Richmond. Volunteers Jenn Gray and Laurie Daigle were interviewed by reporter Jon Burkett. The story has already generated significant 'buzz for F.R.E.E.


Vote for F.R.E.E. Video in Digital Storytelling Contest

March 9, 2012

F.R.E.E. has entered a video in the 2012 TechSoup Digital Storytelling Contest. Vote for our entry today through March 11.