Give Thanks to the Lord. For He is good. His love endures forever. -Psalm 118:1
April 19, 2013
Upcoming Events
April 19 - 20 - Sunny Days Annual Bag Sale - 3001 Meadowbridge Rd. 
April 20, 9am - Duke Engage Volunteer Day of Service - 3030 Meadowbridge Rd.
April 27, 9am - Highland Park Community Gardent Work Day
May 7, 12pm - Join us and bring your friends for an Informational Lunch & Tour the first Tuesday and third Thursday of every month. 
May 11, 9am - Highland Park Community Gardent Work Day
May 15, 7:30-9am - 10th Anniversary Breakfast with Dr. John Perkins

Rebuilding Lives 

Welcome New Participants!

Boaz and Ruth welcomes three new participants. Ty and Clint have joined the Fire House 15 Cafe & Catering team. Roland has joined our Cathedral Construction team. Stop by and introduce yourself to these newest members of our community. View photos of them on our Facebook page.

Empowering Economy 

Sunny Days Annual Bag Sale This Weekend

This Friday and Saturday Sunny Days will hold its annual bag sale. Come on by 11am to 5pm today and 9am to 3pm tomorrow. Everything you can stuff into a bag is $5. With no limit to how many bags you can purchase, you are sure to score some great deals. Sunny Days, located at 3001 Meadowbridge Road, sells new and gently worn clothing for men, women and children. Bring friends, come by and see Ruth and get ready to save!


Empowering Economy 

Remember Us During Your Spring Cleaning 

It's spring cleaning time! Please remember our social enterprises as you do your annual cleaning and purging. Furniture donations are accepted at Harvest Thrift and clothing donations at Sunny Days. Consider having an estate sale through Boaz & Ruth's Estate Sale Services or hiring Mountain Movers for your big projects. Your intentional spending promotes our mission and changes lives. Call 329-4900 or visit our website for more information.


Connecting Community

Highland Park Community Garden Work Days

Join us for the first Highland Park Community Garden work days April 27th and May 11th 9am-12pm. Featured at TEDxRVA this past month, this project is bringing together members of the community and the entire city of Richmond. If you cannot attend, please consider donating supplies. Sign up to attend here. Bring the whole family!  


Special Event  

10th Anniversary Breakfast with Dr. John Perkins 

We hope you can join us at our 10th Anniversary Breakfast on May 15th 7:30-9:00am at the Empire Room of the Jefferson Hotel featuring Dr. John Perkins of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development and the Christian Community Development Association. Reservations are now being accepted and we still have sponsorship opportunities available. Learn more.

Event Recap

10K Team Success

Congratulations to the Boaz & Ruth 10K team runners and walkers who participated in the Monument Avenue 10K. Those of us in the Cheer Zone with our friends at Grace Covenant Presbyterian were so proud to see you supporting our organization. We had over 50 runners on our team and a crowd of over 65 who came to our pre-race carbo-load dinner at Fire House 15 Cafe. Special thanks to our sponsors Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church and M&T Bank and our Ampersand Board who coordinated the event. To view photos from the event, visit our Facebook page.


Event Recap

Martha & Tony Danced anto a New Decade

Thank you to all of our friends who came out to dance with Martha & Tony to celebrate their 70th birthday April 11th. We had a blast! When asked about his age, Tony said, "It's mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter!" State Delegates Chris Peace and Jennifer L. McClellan presented a special resolution passed by the Virginia House of Delegates to honor Martha and her work with Boaz & Ruth. Photos from the event are on our Facebook page




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