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Look here for blog posts about our various fundraising efforts.

 

November 2022 e-newsletter

November 2022 Our Fall Auction for Bennett’s Village is LIVE! The season of giving is upon us! Lighten the load of shopping for holiday gifts and enjoy knowing that your dollars are making a difference by buying from the Bennett’s Village Fall Auction. Thanks to our wonderful donors and local partners, we have a wide array of items, including…

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September 2022 e-newsletter

September 2022 Friends of Bennett’s Village, We’ve reached 40% of our fundraising goal for Phase One! Our big news is that we have raised over $200,000 of the $500,000 for Phase One to build our accessible Treehouse. Challenge Access is hard at work, designing and creating the construction documents needed for us to submit the project for approval, and…

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Fall 2022 Auction

The season of giving is upon us! Lighten the load of shopping for holiday gifts and enjoy knowing that your dollars are making a difference by buying from the Bennett’s Village FallAuction. Thanks to our wonderful donors and local partners, we have a wide array of items, includinghandmade fashion items, spectacular art pieces, gift certificates and baskets, and toys…

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July 2022 e-newsletter

Communication board to be installed at Pen Park After many months of planning, we are so excited to share the news that a communication board will be installed at Pen Park by the end of the month. Communication boards use symbols or illustrations to help our nonverbal community members communicate with others. This will be the first communication board…

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California Triathalon Benefitting Bennett’s Village

California Triathlon is hosting a race on September 4th 2022 at Fry’s Spring Beach Club and has named Bennett’s Village as a partner! Make a donation to Bennett’s Village when you sign up for an event or by following this link https://charlottesville.californiatriathlon.org/Race/Donate/VA/Charlottesville/2021CalTriFrysSpring.  This event will feature seven options for participation (Triathlon, Triathlon Relay, RunBikeRun, SwimBike, SwimRun, 400 yard Swim…

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February 2022 e-newsletter

Friends of Bennett’s Village, We have lots of exciting news to share. There are several upcoming events that need your participation. We hope you’ll join us. Public input meetings for Bennett’s Village In spring 2019, when we first presented the dream of Bennett’s Village to the Charlottesville City Council, we relied on community members like you to share your…

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Bennett’s Village Party in the Park!

You’re invited for a celebration of Bennett’s Village! When? Sunday, September 19th from 1:00-5:00PM Where? Pen Park Join us for the BIG REVEAL of our award-winning playground concept plan! Take a tour of the future home of the Treehouse (Phase 1)! Party with us at Pen Park, the future home of Bennett’s Village! Enjoy crafts, food, music, and family…

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May Movement Challenge-2021

[Image caption: Flyer with the words Virtual Movement Challenge on top and dates May 10-17th on bottom. There are four images in circles: a Black female and male running together, a white older male in a wheelchair doing exercises with an elastic band, two Black children in shorts and a Black male in jeans playing chase, and the back of white woman's body sitting in lotus position. The logo for Pivot Physical Therapy is below the images on the the left and the logo for Bennett's Village is below the images on the right.]

Bennett’s Village is partnering with @PivotPhysicalTherapy to put on a virtual all-abilities Movement Challenge! The event will be a weeklong celebration where we invite our participants to move, exercise, and play their way for a chance to win prizes from our wonderful partners in the Charlottesville community. All proceeds from the Movement Challenge will go directly to Bennett’s Village…

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2020 Roundup

Dear Friends of Bennett’s Village, What a year 2020 has been. Full of uncertainty, new ways of living and working, and much of our routines upended. But it has also been a time of appreciation—for our families, for outdoor spaces, for new ways of connecting. As many of you may remember, we had hoped to have a big celebration…

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BENNETT’S VILLAGE ANNOUNCES FIRST RUN/WALK/ROLL/DANCE MOVE CHALLENGE

Bennett's Village Move challenge event logo with yellow sun in the background

FUNDRAISING EVENT INVITES ALL TO SUPPORT AREA’S FIRST MULTI-GENERATIONAL, ALL-ABILITIES PLAYGROUND BY SAFELY MAKING WAY THROUGH ONE-MILE COURSE AROUND ITS FUTURE HOME AT PEN PARK OR TO PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY Two-Week Challenge to Take Place from September 19 Through October 3 andWill Welcome Individuals as Well as Teams to Participate CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – September 14, 2020 – This Fall, Bennett’s Village…

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