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Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center Donates Needed Funds to Family Violence Sexual Assault Unit/Child Advocacy Center

Community Lenten Services

Luncheon will be served after each Wednesday Noon Service for a small donation.

March 27 - 12 Noon First Presbyterian Church Rev. Dr. Rick Hurst

April 3 12 - Noon Calvary Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Doretha Allen

April 10 - 12 Noon St. Richard’s Catholic Church Rev. Tom Durrance

April 18 - 7 pm Elnora Jarrell Worship Center Rev. Harry Zeiders

April 19 - 11 am Calvary Baptist Church (Radio Baptist) Various Pastors and Leaders Hour of Prayer

The offering: we have given two $500 scholarships to seniors in the past. We will contact these two students and if they are still at their schools with passing grades, we will give them another $500 each and any money above $1000.00 we be given to Thomas Family Boots On the Ground Outreach.

Emporia, VA – For some in our community, leaving abuse could mean homelessness. During this holiday season, the staff at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center (SVRMC) helped support those brave individuals in our community who left abusive situations. Donations from “Denim Day Fridays” in the amount of $340 was gifted to Family Violence Sexual Assault Unit/Child Advocacy Center (FVSAU)

Throughout November, SVRMC staff participated in “Denim Day Fridays.” By donating $5 and wearing jeans on Friday’s, staff members showed their support for local families in need. All donations from November’s “Denim Day Fridays” will be used to help those assisted by (FVSAU) including rent, electricity, groceries and clothing.

FVSAU offers a range of services for both adults and children whom are victims of domestic violence and sexual violence in the Emporia/Greensville, Brunswick and Sussex area. Services provided include 24-hour confidential support hotline, legal referrals, assistance with protection orders, access to shelter 24 hours per day to victims of domestic violence who are in imminent danger, ongoing support and information, court accompaniment, transportation, education, medical advocacy and referrals. To learn more about the center call the Emporia location at 434-348-0100 or the Brunswick location at 434-848-2142.

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