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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.
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.
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!
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.
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%
This week, Pantops Therapy in Charlottesville is collecting new and used mobility rehab equipment to donate to F.R.E.E.
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.
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.
Effective today, the F.R.E.E. website is now available in five additional languages.
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.
F.R.E.E. has entered a video in the 2012 TechSoup Digital Storytelling Contest. Vote for our entry today through March 11.