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Upcoming Events


13feb4:30 pm- 7:00 pm5th Annual Thumbs Up Ball4:30 pm - 7:00 pm 4200 Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221Reveille Methodist Church
26feb5:00 pm- 8:00 pmCJ's House Concerts: Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 13334 Stagg Trail Road, Ashland, VA 23005


9apr8:30 am- 12:30 pmTeam CJ at Monument Avenue 10K8:30 am - 12:30 pm Downtown Richmond


30jul12:00 pm- 11:00 pmCJ the DJ's Boogaloo 201612:00 pm - 11:00 pm 11293 Air Park Rd, Ashland, VA 23005Center of the Universe Brewery

Latest News Releases

  Between now and January 31, you can help us win a $7500 grant from RiteAid. Register for a Wellness+ and/or Plenti account and designate CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation as your favorite charity. We have already qualified for a $5000 grant and we only need 7 more registrations (as of January 10, 2016) to qualify for the $7500 grant level. Follow this link to learn more and register today.   You can also learn about other ways you can help CJSTUF … read more

It’s the week of CJ’s death anniversary. I’ve had some thoughts simmering in my head for a few weeks now but can’t seem to write them all down. Let’s see how this goes… Last year at this time, I reflected upon the 5 years that had passed since Charlotte died and CJSTUF was founded. It was touching to see how many people remembered Charlotte by making a #light4CJSTUF.  Many people know the proverb, “It is better to light one candle … read more