Instead of checking out books, elderly community members are checking on their taxes at the Richmond Public Library on Franklin Street. It’s where volunteers like Alan Boese are filing returns for seniors through the free AARP Tax-Aide program.
Woodland Cemetery is the final resting place for Arthur Ashe, Reverend John Jasper, and thousands more. Maintaining it has been difficult, but it’s starting to look a lot better under new leadership, and much of that work is being done for free, thanks to some amazing volunteers.
It’s a workshop unlike any other, with an assembly line that rivals that of the Model T. Under the guidance of Sally Sylvester, a group of Henrico kids is spreading their wings and covering their community with kindness.
For 25 years, Rev. Dr. Robert Diggs Sr. at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Petersburg has been laying the spiritual foundation for his members, rebuilding his community, and now he’s addressing their physical health in the pandemic.