The mission of Adopt-a-Grandparent is to create meaningful, one-on-one relationships with seniors in the Charlottesville community that will improve the quality of life of participants, both seniors and volunteers. We want to make sure the seniors in our community know how special they are to us!
Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is a
student-run organization that conducts
service projects during winter,
spring, and summer break for
University of Virginia students.
The Madison House Animals & Environment program works with several community groups and businesses to help improve the welfare of Charlottesville's animals and environment.
The Asia Institute is an interdisciplinary organization comprised of the Center for South Asian Studies, the Tibet Center, and the East Asia Center of the University of Virginia that provides Asia-focused education and outreach to K-12 and the community.
The Big Sibling program seeks to
develop long-term relationships of
friendship and trust between community
volunteers and children that live in
the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.
Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a student-run program at the University of Virginia for refugee children resettled in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area. BTG helps refugee youth develop the tools needed to obtain greater opportunities in US society through mentoring and tutoring services.
The Cavs in the Classroom (formerly Boosters) Program places volunteers
in classrooms to work with children
from age four through sixth grade who
need assistance with specific skills
in a school setting.
Charlottesville Area Riding Therapy
(CART) is a non-profit organization
devoted to bringing therapeutic and
recreational horseback riding to
disabled children and adults in the
The Children’s Fitness Clinic is a six-month behavior modification program to help you and your overweight child make healthy lifestyle changes in a positive environment. Our team includes a physician, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians,and physical therapists .
The Madison House Day Care Program
offers University of Virginia students
an opportunity to work with teachers
to lower the adult-to-child ratio in
area day care centers. Volunteers
provide assistance to day care staff
and secondary care for children.