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Join IN’s #GivingTuesday Crew

Giving Tuesday was launched in 2012 as a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.  For many nonprofits, including IN, Giving Tuesday is also one…

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Thanksgiving Thoughts from Kari

Dear Friends, As I write this, it’s the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and many of us are already traveling to be with our families or preparing to receive them at home. It’s a time of mixed feelings. We’re filled with happiness at the thought of being with our loved ones—and perhaps even to meet a newly…

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More Neighbors Will be Warm This Winter Because of You

Our Great Neighbor Gathering and Coat Drive in October was a huge success! We made this video as a thank-you to all of the volunteers and community partners who made it possible! Special thanks go out to Peace Frogs/Travel Outfitters for collecting 300 coats; and to the students, parents, and teachers of Charlottesville Waldorf School…

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Know Your Neighbor (Virginia Film Festival edit)

In 2018 we raised funds in order to have local cinematographer Aaron Farrington create this film about some of Charlottesville’s international neighbors.  Thanks to BAMA WORKS of the Dave Matthews Band, Aaron and his team produced a beautiful and compelling product that was even accepted as part of the 2018 VA Film Festival. Watch the Virginia…

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Meet Volunteers Emily and David

Emily and David Leblang are the the curtain installation duo. They’ve been volunteers since 2016 and have installed 35 curtains in 30 different houses around the windows, but also as a way to compartmentalize the home to lend privacy. Emily has a background in working curtains in JC Penny, David brings the power tools and…

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Meet Elias

Meet Elias, you can learn a little bit about him here | Password: lighthouse You can learn a LOT about him if you choose to apply as a volunteer with us! He is a remarkable 18 year old, living and learning the U.S. way of life.

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Meet Fatou

Meet Fatou, a survivor from Gambia. She was referred to us leaving the Shelter For Help IN Emergency (SHE) which is a great resource but has a 6 week stay limit. So she found herself as a single mother of a 3 month old and a 2 year old, needing a network and a place…

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Our goal was $75,000 and we HIT it!!

We cannot thank you enough for the outpouring of financial support both in large donations and small that all contributed to what we will be able to do in the coming year. Cue tears because this is going to be massive.

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International Neighbors Receives 2018 Human Services Award!

International Neighbors is honored to be the recipient of a 2018 HUMAN SERVICES AWARD from Women United in Philanthropy! Along with Building Goodness Foundation, International Neighbors will receive $30K to fund programs that enhance the lives of Charlottesville’s most under-resourced neighbors. Thank you, WUP! See more online at The Daily Progress.

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Ripple Effect Matching Grant Update

We reached our Goal! Because of your support we raised $10,000 and received a matching $10,000 from The Good People Fund. From all of us at International Neighbors…THANK YOU! Founded in 2008, The Good People Fund provides financial support and management guidance to small and mid-sized, highly effective non-profits, headed by dynamic Good People who are devoted to tikkun olam (repairing the…

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