Residents of the Fredericksburg Region have a rich history of generosity, philanthropy and kind-heartedness.
Each year, area businesses donate millions of dollars to fund worthy causes such as healthcare for needy children, providing shelter for the homeless and feeding the hungry. Individuals volunteer thousands of hours to tutor at-risk schoolchildren, provide help to elderly shut-ins and counsel those battling substance abuse problems. Students from area primary schools, Germanna Community College and University of Mary Washington perform all manner of community service.
A wide range of non-profit organizations work to improve the community’s quality of life. These organizations work to provide affordable housing for working-class residents, clean and protect the region’s scenic waterways and raise money to fight a variety of debilitating illnesses.
If you’re seeking opportunities to be involved in a worthy cause, there is no shortage of opportunities in the Fredericksburg region.