Refuge For Men offering Richmond more than haircuts

RICHMOND, Va. – At Refuge For Men, a barbershop on Main Street in Richmond’s Fan District, it is a lot more than cutting hair. “Majority of our barbers are Richmond natives,” Chief Operating Officer Shanna Sivels said. “Being able to give back provides a sense of fulfillment for us as adults.” To that end, Refuge stylists have provided over 7,500 … Read More

VCU News – Richmond youth who have faced homelessness and housing instability use research and advocacy to help others in similar situations

Richmond youth who have faced homelessness and housing instability use research and advocacy to help others in similar situations Organizer Alex Wagaman, a VCU School of Social Work professor, says the Advocates for Richmond Youth is giving young people a platform for their voices and is working to eliminate youth homelessness. Advocates for Richmond Youth members Tiffany Haynes (left), and … Read More

Thank you from St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Dot, Thank you! Thank you SO much for bringing your team to St. Mark’s last night. The ladies had a swell time, and it was fun to see them standing in line to get themselves cared for! Your being there prompted some loving moments between the ladies as they advised each other about how much to cut, what to have … Read More