Main Office: 1489 East Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
/ Ph. (540) 777-4929
F.R.E.E. is a community-based non-profit.
Learn more about individual chapters.
In 1999, F.R.E.E. began its journey in Roanoke, Virginia. Today, the Roanoke chapter serves the Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas, including Martinsville, the New River Valley and Covington.
The F.R.E.E. Roanoke chapter partners with Goodwill of the Valleys. The chapter office and operations are located in a Goodwill facility in nearby Salem, VA. Continuing support from the Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, Carilion Foundation, Helping Hands Foundation, and First Friday's @ 5.
Office: 1489 East Main St., Salem, VA 24153
Mail: P.O. Box 8873, Roanoke, VA 24014
Rich Ellis, President
Robin Ramsey, Executive Director
Tracy Meador, Manger of Programs
Sophia Berkel, Program Assistant
The Richmond chapter was launched in 2010 with the support of the VCU Occupational Therapy Department and Goodwill of Central Virginia. The chapter serves those in need in the Richmond metro area and in the counties that surround the city.
Continuing support from The Community Foundation of Richmond and The Sheltering Arms Foundation is helping F.R.E.E. of Richmond serve more people in need in the area.
Office: 6301 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23225
Mail: P.O. Box 24026, Richmond, VA 23224
Lisa Soto, Program Assistant
South Hampton Roads Chapter
Our South Hampton Roads chapter launched thanks to the support of Sentara Cares Foundation, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, and volunteers from across the area.
The South Hampton Roads chapter serves Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and Suffolk and partners with Goodwill of Central Virginia to collect gently used mobility equipment in these communities.
Mail: P.O. Box 66207, Virginia Beach, VA 23466
Debbie Menadier, Program Assistant
F.R.E.E. of Lynchburg serves Lynchburg and the surrounding counties of Bedford, Amherst, Campbell and Appomattox. This chapter partners with Goodwill of the Valleys to collect gently used mobility equipment in the area. Space for chapter operations is donated by the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation, Centra Healthcare, and the Centra Foundation.
Office and Mail: Tate Springs Medical Center, 1900 Tate Springs Rd., Suite 21 Lynchburg, VA 24501
Natasha Claytor, Program Leader
Robin Turner, Program Assistant
Northern Shenandoah Valley
The Northern Shenandoah Valley (NSV) chapter is based in Winchester, in the northwest corner of Virginia. Operations space is donated by Valley Health and a group of dedicated volunteers serve those in need in the counties that make up the northernmost tip of the Commonwealth. Financial support for the chapter has also been provided by the American Woodmark Foundation and the Nothern Shenandoah Valley Community Foundation (Rees Fund).
Office: 333 West Cork St., Suite 40, Winchester VA, 22601
Mail: PO Box 237, Winchester, VA 22604-0237
Phone: 540-664-7552 (voicemail)
Heather Buonocore, Program Leader
Karen Kidwell, Program Assistant
Our Williamsburg F.R.E.E. chapter launched with local funding support from Williamsburg Health Foundation, the Williamsburg Community Foundation, and operations space donated by Sentara Williamsburg Regional Hospital. These communities include the counties of New Kent, Charles City, Surry, Gloucester, James City and York and the cities of Williamsburg and Poquoson.
Our Williamsburg location partners with Goodwill of Central Virginia to collect gently used medical mobility equipment in these communities.
Office: 701 Sentara Circle, Williamsburg VA 23188
Mail: P.O. Box 737, Lightfoot, VA 23090
Kelly Ptachick, Program Leader
Diane Harrah, Program Assistant