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13feb4:30 pm- 7:00 pm5th Annual Thumbs Up Ball4:30 pm - 7:00 pm 4200 Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221Reveille Methodist Church

Latest News Releases

As this blog post was developing, it could have devolved into a dark and morose rant but after our CJSTUF Board meeting this week, it’s anything but. Here’s the thing:  Last year, we expanded our Financial Assistance Grants to include patients at UVA Health Systems in Charlottesville (appropriate, eh?) which was a tremendous success!  This year (July, actually), we added the Meal Fairies Program to the UVA mix.  Again, it was very well received. The staff at UVA Hospital has … read more

Several years ago, CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation came up with a new & fun idea to increase awareness about the important work we do. Butterfly Socials became a way to broaden our network by connecting to the friends & families of our existing dedicated volunteers & supporters. Volunteers across the Richmond area and beyond have hosted Butterfly Social events to tell our story. One of our “Butterfly Social Superstars” is our very own Vicki Swanson, one of CJSTUF’s founding board … read more