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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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Help us celebrate Bennett’s 8th birthday!

May 12th is Bennett’s birthday. He should have turned 8 this year. For his 5th birthday, he asked his mom if he could have his birthday party at the ARC Park (now known as PLAY365) in Richmond. Not knowing it was the last birthday she would get to celebrate with Bennett, she told him it was too far away…

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Grateful for you

Cardinals Wheelchair Basketball team playing against UVA athletes and the Banks Collage Basketball Association

It’s been an amazing week of fun and design at Bennett’s Village. We came together to gather community input on Tuesday, we had an AMAZING event at the Cardinals for Bennett’s Village Fundraiser, and we have the first design meeting for the Hallowheels event today, which focuses on providing kids in wheelchairs with awesome Halloween costumes. Last night before…

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UVA Pediatric Residents raise $5694 for Bennett’s Village

sporting the Bennett's Village logo on the back on their tshirts.

Our hearts are full of gratitude! A number of UVA’s Pediatric residents ran in the Richmond Half marathon last November as a fundraiser for Bennett’s Village. They raised almost $5700 dollars to help us build a playground–our most successful fundraiser yet. If you want to run or bike on behalf of Bennett’s Village, just let us know–we’d love to…

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Support Bennett’s Village on #Giving Tuesday by buying a tshirt or hoodie!

Bennett’s Village long sleeve tshirts and hoodies are here! You asked for it and we got them, just in time for the holiday shopping season! Starring: the official Bennett’s Village logo –Hoodies are in charcoal heather and bright orange –Youth long sleeve shirts are in black and red –Adult long sleeve shirts are in black and green. The hoodies…

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Bennett’s Village fundraiser at The Brick Oven

Please join Bennett’s Village at the Brick Oven (1966 Rio Hill Center, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901) on Monday October 22nd from 5-9pm.   20% of your meal (dine-in or carry out) will be donated to Bennett’s Village to help us bring an all abilities playground to Charlottesville. Volunteers will be on site to answer any questions and give updates on…

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