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CARITAS Works Commencement Ceremony

Thursday, Oct. 19
Thursday, Dec. 7
Friday, Feb. 2
Friday, March 16
Thursday, April 26
Friday, June 8

Every five weeks, CARITAS Graduates a new class of men and women from the CARITAS Works program. Join us as they accept certificates and share their stories of triumph and plans for the future. RSVP to Marilyn Milio


Synapse Networking Every Other Week
Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.
1532 High Street, Richmond, VA 23220

CARITAS hosts a biweekly networking opportunity. Locations and times change. Please visit Synapse on Facebook for the latest times and opportunities. Look for “HUB019” for CARITAS times.  RSVP via Facebook or email Learn  more about Synapse here.


Hope Against Heroin
September 23, 2-7 p.m.
Hardy Central Baptist Church
4655 Darbytown Road, Richmond, VA 23231

Join The Healing Place and other organizations to raise funds and awareness about the opiate epidemic. The event will also feature a car show, vendors, a cookout, performances, and so much more. Learn more and save the date on Facebook.

THP Alumni Event
September 28, 5:30 p.m.
700 Dinwiddie Avenue
Richmond, VA 23224

Save the date to celebrate alumni of The Healing Place and the generosity of contributors who make this life-changing work possible. Please join us for appetizers, tours, an awards ceremony and testimonies from alumni at The Healing Place. Please RSVP by September 21 at or by calling (804) 887-1569.

CARE Talks
October 7, 5-10 p.m.
Virginia Historical Society
428 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220

Advocates, people in recovery, those with criminal justice experience will be talking about solutions to challenges in VA centered around Substance Use Disorders. Learn more on Facebook.


PGA Birdies for Charity
October 19-22
Country Club of Virginia James River Course

CARITAS is pleased to be participating in The Dominion Energy Charity Classic Birdies for Charity Program. When you make a donation to CARITAS using this link, the PGA Tour will add 10% to all donations made based how many birdies are made by PGA Champions during the Classic. The fundraising initiative will culminate during the October 19-22 PGA Tour at the Country Club of Virginia James River Course!  Learn more and donate today.



Richmond CROP Hunger Walk
October 29, 1 p.m.
St. John’s United Church of Christ
503 Stuart Circle, Richmond, VA 23220

The CROP Walk is a 5K loop through the Fan district, starting and ending from St. John’s UCC on Stuart Circle. Registration for walkers will start at 1:00 PM and the Walk starts at 2:00 PM. CARITAS is one of several Richmond area beneficiaries of the 47th Anniversary of this event. 25% of all the money raised stays in the local area. We would love for CARITAS friends to participate in the walk! Learn more here.

Empty Bowls Dinner
November 9
St. Mary’s Woods Retirement Community
1257 Marywood Lane, Richmond, VA 23229

Select a beautiful bowl made by St. Mary’s Woods residents and staff. Enjoy a choice of delicious soups prepared by the St. Mary’s Woods chef. Tickets are $20 and are available at St. Mary’s Woods. 100% of proceeds benefit CARITAS.

Project Homeless Connect
November 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Greater Richmond Convention Center (Exhibit Hall C and D)
Project Homeless Connect matches clients with volunteers in a one-of-a-kind partnership to assist chronically homeless adults connect to as many on-site services as possible in one day. To do this more than 40 service providers move their operations to a single location for a day, providing dedicated healthcare, dental and vision screenings, mental health interviews, case management, social security applications, identification services, employment resources (including for veterans), shelter and housing assessments, and much more. Please email for more information and learn more here.

15th Annual Celebrity Serve 

February 20, 2018
Sine Irish Pub and Restaurant
1372 E. Cary Street, Richmond, VA

Our annual Celebrity Serve Dinner welcomes local celebrities who turn the tables and serve YOU to raise important funds to support CARITAS. In 2017, we raised more than $40,000 to support our life changing programs. We’d like to extend a special thank you to our sponsors Richmond Refrigeration, Sine Irish PubVirginia Housing and Development AuthorityHaley Buick GMC, Patient First Corporation, Genworth Financial, and Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley LLC.

See photos from the 2017 event here.