Category results for: volunteer

VCU School of Nursing partners with UnitedHealthcare to provide free weekly meals to local seniors

VCU School of Nursing has partnered with UnitedHealthcare to help reduce hunger and social isolation among seniors. On Oct. 27, the nation’s largest health insurer awarded a $25,000 grant to the School of Nursing to fund free weekly student-catered meals at three senior apartment communities. The donation was presented at Dominion Place, one of the senior communities […]

Alumna Paula Saxby to receive VCU Volunteer Service Award 

VCU School of Nursing alumna Paula Saxby (M.S.’85/N; Ph.D.’92/N), deputy executive director at the Virginia Board of Nursing, will be awarded the MCVAA Outstanding Alumnus Award at the 2016 VCU Alumni Volunteer Service Awards ceremony on Friday, Oct. 28. The VCU Alumni Volunteer Service Awards, celebrated biennially, honor alumni who have worked with particular devotion to […]

School of Nursing Members Participate in Project Homeless Connect

Project Homeless Connect matches clients with volunteers in a one-of-a-kind partnership to assist chronically homeless adults connect to as many on-site services as possible in one day. Provided services included general healthcare, flu shots, dental and vision screenings, mental health interviews, case management, haircuts, clothing, employment resources (including for veterans), shelter and housing assessments, and […]

VCU School of Nursing Staff Assembly Participates in Greater Richmond Project Homeless Connect

On Thursday, Nov. 14, six VCU School of Nursing staff members volunteered at Project Homeless Connect, an event that took place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Staff members were matched with homeless clients from the Richmond area and spent the afternoon visiting different service areas. These volunteers were on site to answer questions and help […]