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Capital One donates 5,000 lbs of food to the Villa Grocery

Capital One generously contributes time and resources throughout the year to help our children and families succeed. To make sure no student is held back by hunger, Capital One’s Internal Audit Department donated 5,000 lbs of food to the Villa Grocery – that’s 5 truck loads, and more than 3,600 cans! In collaboration with FeedMore […]

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Make your gift go further through Birdies for Charity

For a limited time, when you give to St. Joseph’s Villa through Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank, the PGA TOUR will add 10% to your donation! DONATE ONLINE Visit www.deccgolf.com. Click on Birdies for Charity under the Charity tab, then Donate Now. Enter a gift amount and choose St. Joseph’s Villa as your charity. […]

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Seeking AmeriCorps VISTA Member for Flagler Housing Resource Center

The Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA) and local partners have announced the availability of AmeriCorps VISTA Member positions to support planning groups and service providers responsible for ending homelessness in Virginia. Our Flagler Housing Resource Center in Petersburg is one of the sites seeking a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA Member. St. Joseph’s Villa serves as the lead agency for the […]

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Villa breaks ground on cutting-edge Center for Autism

St. Joseph’s Villa began a new chapter in its 185-year history as we launched construction on the home of our new Sarah Dooley Center for Autism. With the help of Odell architects and contractor Daniel & Company, we’re transforming our 24,000 sq. ft. Dooley School building into a state-of-the-art facility that combines pioneering education, therapy, […]

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Antique Car Show returns to the Villa in its 50th year

We’re excited to welcome the Richmond Region Antique Automobile Club back to our campus for their 50th annual Car Show! Cruise over to the Villa for Central Virginia’s largest automotive swap meet. Saturday, June 22, 2019 8am-3pm 8000 Brook Road, Richmond VA Families can enjoy vintage car rides and a youth judging program. The show […]

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Villa Block Party celebrates five-year partnership with VCU mentors

The Villa Block Party returned for a 5th year thanks to our VCU student mentors. In a partnership between our Career and Transition Services and VCU’s Focused Inquiry service-learning class, VCU mentors led Villa students in college tours and collaborative projects throughout the year, and helped prepare them for success after high school. The block party […]

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NBC12 awards teacher Michelle Hughey for Excellence in Education

Teacher Michelle Hughey has changed hundreds of lives at our Sarah Dooley Center for Autism over the past 13 years. For her unrelenting dedication and compassion, NBC12 surprised her with their Excellence in Education Award. Michelle gives her all to every student and makes the most of every teachable moment. She works with some of […]

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Housing changed everything for Clarence

When Clarence lost his home, he lost his self-esteem with it. He felt so ashamed of having nowhere to stay that he cut ties with his family for eight years. “I didn’t want my children to know I was homeless all that time,” said Clarence. “I didn’t want them to see me the way I […]

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Introducing Richmond’s newest supermarket: The Villa Grocery

Every year the Villa’s culinary services provide 115,000 meals to students at no cost to their families. But when they’re out of school, many don’t know how or when they’ll eat next. Other families are just one car breakdown, illness, or paycheck away from financial crisis. The Villa Grocery is our newest on-campus resource to […]

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Vision To Learn brings brighter futures into focus at the Villa

Did you know more than 2 million children in the U.S. do not have the glasses they need to see the board, read a book, or participate in class? Vision To Learn partners with schools and organizations like the Villa to make sure students in low-income communities are able to reach their full potential by […]

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