Author: Terri Labbe

In this interview, Eric talks with Makayla West, Community Outreach Manager for Brightview Health in Fredericksburg. This non-profit organization serves Virginia residents helping them overcome addiction and substance abuse disorder. Topics discussed include what happens when someone walks through the door for their first appointment,...

This week we're talking again with Christie Dondero-Bettwy with Rock Recovery! This organization does incredible work with people struggling with eating disorders, particularly as they are "in between" care - such as transitioning from a place where they're receiving treatment as they head back home...

Carol Turner, Founder, E3 Kids E3 Kids mission is to equip, empower and educate youth in impoverished countries. Carol shares about how the organization got started, what initiatives they have focused on over the years, and ways the community can get involved. In addition to helping...

Cindy Shufflebarger, P23 Retreat P23 Retreat is an organization that offers a place for parents to get away from daily demands so they can take one step closer to healing following the loss of a child. They offer a selection of locations for grieving couples to...

Shep Roeper, Beyond Boundaries Beyond Boundaries is based in Richmond, VA and offers “adventures” (day trips and activities) for individuals with intellectual, developmental and/or physical disabilities, as well as at-risk youth, disabled veterans or those struggling with substance abuse. Programs are offered throughout the year, and...

In this interview we hear from Shelley Burnham, CARS Board Member, all about what CARS is – Christ-Centered Addiction Restoration Services. This non-profit organization serves 5 counties in Virginia, reaching not just those struggling with addiction, but also the family members impacted by those addictions....

Interview 1: Jeffrey & Kristen Sterner, Gifts from Angels Gifts From Angels is a non-profit started by Jeffrey and Kristen Sterner that aims to bring encouragement to kids and families in pediatric units, but also to families in need throughout the community in various ways. In...

Interview: Mike McGrath, CEO, River City Inclusive Gym River City Inclusive Gym is based in the Richmond area and serves athletes of all ages with disabilities. They provide a safe and positive environment where children, teens, and adults with disabilities can improve social skills, motor skills...

Interview: Bob Hickling, Celebration Director for Will Grant Celebrations This week’s interview highlights the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association – including events put on by the organization, adaptation through Covid, plans for 2022 events (including local to Fredericksburg), and ways the community can get involved.   [audio mp3="https://wper.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/05212022-CM-BGEA.mp3"][/audio]...