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Boys Home Receives $25,000 in Holiday Match Funding

 
Covington, VA (Nov. 20, 2020) - Boys Home of Virginia has received a $25,000 matching grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund for online only donations received through December 31st at www.givetoboyshome.org. Any online donation from $1 to $500 will be matched 1:1. Donors wishing to give more than $500 can break it down into multiple donations in order to take full advantage of this wonderful opportunity. Boys Home hopes to reach their goal of a full $25,000 match by December 31st.

All donations received online through www.givetoboyshome.org will go toward continuing the mission of Boys Home, which is to help each student strive toward becoming a productive member of society, by developing his potential – spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially.

Boys Home Executive Director Donnie Wheatley stated, “We are so thankful to the Jessie Ball duPont Fund for providing match funding this holiday season. Their support will help us ensure Boys Home continues to be a safe and supportive place for all of our students.”

This year has certainly been a year of change, uncertainty, and concern. However, amid the shutdowns, masks, virtual learning, and limited activities the boys have continued to thrive. The generous support of the community makes all aspects of Boys Home possible.

For more information on how to take advantage of this donation match, please call Sandra Scruggs at 540-965-7715 or visit the Boys Home website at www.boyshomeofva.org.

About Boys Home of Virginia: Boys Home of Virginia strives to help young men ages 6-18 develop their potential. At Boys Home, residents have access to the tools they need to grow into responsible, contributing citizens and successful adults.

About the Jessie Ball duPont Fund: The Jessie Ball duPont Fund was established to provide temporary relief to individuals, organizations, and communities in Florida, Virginia, and Delaware. At its heart, the Jessie Ball duPont Fund is deeply committed to placemaking and inclusive growth in the communities that were important to Mrs. duPont.
 
 
 

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