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Community Support

As the world prepares to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22, we take a look at Keep Virginia Beautiful, which works daily to celebrate the beauty that is Virginia and preserve it for future generations.

April 22 / Community Support

The Kroger Co. recently announced the launch of the Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Innovation Fund and its first open call to support the company’s bold and ambitious plan designed to end hunger in its communities and eliminate waste across the company by 2025. 

Kroger invites eligible innovators to submit a letter of intent through March 4, 2019, for ideas and solutions to prevent food waste.


February 20 / Community Support

During its annual award ceremony held Friday, December 7, Retail Merchants named Rick Hood, owner of Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market, the Distinguished Retailer of the Year for 2018. The annual award ceremony dates back more than 50 years and has honored some of the city’s most legendary local retailers including Thalhimer’s, Miller & Rhoads, and Ukrop’s.

December 19 / Community Support

We sure do love our pups! So many local RVA businesses support non-profits that help our furry friends and make an effort to be pup friendly. Here are just a few:


March 22 / Community Support


Our local businesses are what make Richmond, well, Richmond. They give our community character, create vibrancy and bring us unique experiences. 

February 03 / Community Support

"It's relationships like this, with Puritan Cleaners, that make Richmond a better place to work, live, and play..."
Local business, Puritan Cleaners, teamed up with local baseball team, Richmond Flying Squirrels, to give back to the community in an unexpected way ...

September 15 / Community Support


Local stores give back to the community.
"He took that money and donated it to another Local art organization, art 180, and I thought that was fantastic, kinda paying it forward." Lynn Zinder has been a customer of Saxon Shoes for over 40 years, you'll never believe what the owner was able to do to help the community.

November 03 / Community Support