Ways to Support the VBH Foundation This Holiday Season

For many people, the holiday season is all about giving gifts to loved ones, decorating, preparing favorite recipes, spending time with family and friends and reflecting on the year’s blessings. As you make your list, you may want to consider a gift in the form of benevolence this year.

Lakewood Retirement Community’s Honor Tree

For 70 years, LifeSpire of Virginia has remained committed to seniors. During this time, we have never asked a life-care resident to leave their home due to insufficient funds that resulted through no fault of their own. Through the generosity of loyal donors like you, the VBH Foundation will provide almost $1.2 million in essential services and programs to 52 seniors this year.  Safe, secure housing, wellness and spiritual programs, nutritious meals, socialization, prescription drugs, rehabilitation therapy, and skilled nursing care all help to keep a senior healthy and active.

During the holiday season, the VBH Foundation sponsors an Honor Tree in each of our communities. We decorate these special trees with the names of individuals who have been honored or remembered with a gift to the VBH Foundation during the year. The holiday season can be a difficult time when you have lost a loved one, and the Honor Tree is one way to commemorate their passing. More information about making a tribute gift is available online.

Other Ways to Give

Support Spiritual Life

As a faith-based organization birthed in Christian values and Virginia Baptist traditions, LifeSpire’s communities seek to provide spiritual refreshment and encouragement to residents and staff alike. Each community offers chaplaincy services and provides a variety of spiritual life programs. You can be a part of promoting spiritual wellness by giving to support spiritual life programs and pastoral care. Find out how online.

Invest in LifeSpire Staff

LifeSpire’s mission of “empowering individuals with choices in purposeful living” doesn’t just extend to our residents. We also want to empower our staff to achieve their full potential and live their very best lives. As a result, we offer scholarships and tuition reimbursement to help further their education.  Ultimately, the impact of this support extends to LifeSpire residents—knowledgeable and content employees deliver the ultimate in care, service, and hospitality.  You support these opportunities for LifeSpire team members when you give to the employee education fund.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding charitable giving, please contact VBH Foundation Vice President Jodi Leonard at (804) 521-9213. Gifts to the VBH Foundation, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit, tax-exempt organization (#52-1373103), are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. We will send an acknowledgment of your gift to the specified address.