Discretionary grants & strategic initiatives – 2020 review

2020 was a year like no other. As the challenge presented by COVID-19 became clear in the first quarter of 2020, we chose to divert our efforts toward supporting community needs related to coronavirus. Because of this, our annual Healthy Living Grants program was...

Center for Independent Living

The disAbility Resource Center of Fredericksburg is working to establish interest in developing a Center for Independent Living in the planning district service Culpeper, Orange, Rappahannock and Madison counties. Input is welcome as an advisory group is forming now....

Foundation welcomes new members to Board of Directors

Culpeper Wellness Foundation announces the following appointments to the Foundation’s Board of Directors: Mary Margaret Cleary, Gillette K. Harris, Donna Staton and Octavia Yates. “I am pleased to welcome these individuals to our dedicated team of board members,” said...

PWC director Eric Good elected to Medical Fitness Association board

Eric Good, director of Powell Wellness Center (PWC) since 2012, has been elected to a two-year term on the Medical Fitness Association’s (MFA) Board of Directors. His term will begin in January 2021. Powell Wellness Center is managed by the Culpeper Wellness...

Our community grant response to COVID-19

Emergency needs related to COVID-19 began to escalate in our three county service area in March 2020. At that time, we made the decision to close our annual spring Healthy Living grants program in order to direct available funds to serving critical needs associated...

Community Member Spotlight: Meet Marie

Thousands of people in our community don’t have health insurance and can’t afford to see a doctor and get the medications they need. People like Ken and Marie, who work and take care of their family. Ken works full-time in construction while Marie does her best to...