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Partnership with the Friendly Visitor Program

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Senior Services of Alexandria's mission is fostering independence and self-sufficiency, enabling seniors with the city of Alexandria to age with dignity. As part of fulfilling their mission, the F Read More


Volunteers Like To Have Fun

Friday, April 20, 2018

The following article was written by guest writer and Hermitage Richmond volunteer, Teedie Johnson to celebrate 2018 National Volunteer Week. Those of us who work in Hidden Treasures (f Read More


Following Your Passion Through Every Stage of Life

Thursday, February 08, 2018

At age 10, Baxter Carr discovered his passion for woodworking. His father, a banker by day, was also the local blacksmith and handyman for Isle of Wight. There were no power tools available when h Read More


A Lifelong Connection, Legacy and Love Story

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Ask Ann Via about her Methodist roots and a deep connection to the mission of Pinnacle Living, formerly known as Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc., emerges. Her father, Rev. Dr. W. Carroll Fre Read More


Local Church Celebrates Resident Birthdays

Monday, June 05, 2017

Eastern Shore of Virginia was pleased to welcome the Hermitage to the area when it was first built in the 1960s, but the town of Onancock was even happier. Since Hermitage Eastern Shore is a Unite Read More


A Lay Servant's Passion for the Roper Home

Friday, May 19, 2017

For years, Lay Servants of the Elizabeth River District of The United Methodist Church have assisted in bringing the word of God to the ladies of the Lydia H. Roper Home. The house was built in 19 Read More


Hermitage Richmond: The Role of the Community Guild

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The Hermitage Richmond (/richmond) opened its doors in 1948. With the first VUMH community came the creation of the Samaritan Program. The Hermitage Guild was formed a few years later in 1950 when Read More


Hermitage Richmond: Volunteers retire after a combined 53 years of service

Friday, December 16, 2016

On Wednesday, December 14, Ann Jeter and Pat Pospahala arrived at The Hermitage in Richmond for their last volunteer shift. For Ann, she had spent the last 38 years of Wednesdays at the Hermitage  Read More



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