New Year’s Appreciations

Instead of resolutions, VU is focusing on appreciations. So many folks helped us out in 2013 with volunteering, donations, and services that we have to express our gratitude! The VU board is so fortunate to have delightful  students and dedicated volunteers and the great services of the Neighborhood Resource Center and Cornerstones…

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New Year, New Space

So much has happened in the last few weeks! During the week before the winter holiday, volunteers prepared gift bags for students and distributed them on the final day of homework for the year. You can see from the smiles on their faces how much it was appreciated.  That day…

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Brrrr. You Need a Hat!

Thanks to a generous volunteer/board member with nimble fingers, VU students will be a little warmer this winter and sporting some handsome hats.  When they bring in their report card, students get to choose from a selection of  30 handknit caps in a gorgeous rainbow of colors and patterns. With such variety, students are able to find…

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Web of Support

At the risk of jinxing it, I have to acknowledge the fabulous run we are having at VU. We have had an average of about 14 students per day and a tremendous turnout of volunteers. Things are picking up now and students have more and more-complex homework, but they are working…

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