Category Archives: Thankful Thursday

Thrift Store USA is recycling items and energy thanks to solar panels

NORFOLK, Va. – Thrift Store USA is recycling items and giving them a second chance in a new home. Now, the store itself is recycling energy. The 130-kilowatt system perched atop the Norfolk store generates enough power for at least 10 homes. “It’s the largest privately owned system in Hampton Roads,” said Chad Wilkins with […]

Seton in the News: July 17, 2016 Zumbathon fundraiser helps at-risk youth purchase school supplies

  VIRGINIA BEACH Over 40 people danced and sweated their hearts out Sunday to raise money for children who need school supplies. The Virginia Beach Jaycees, a leadership training organization for adults ages 18 to 40, sponsored the first Zumbathon at the Inlet Fitness gym as a fundraiser for the Seton Youth Shelters Mentoring Children […]

Seton in the News, June 15, 2016: Children of the Penal System Learn Hope on the Dance Floor

Despite the smiling invitations from the teacher to join in, one little girl in the corner of the bright, aqua-painted studio refused to dance. Instead, she hid behind her mentor, occasionally peeking out at the others as they played. A cool autumn breeze blew in through the open studio door. It was the first day […]

Seton in the News, Nov. 1, 2015: My Mentor, My Friend

Here in Tidewater, local organizations like Seton Youth Shelters, Girls with Goals Alliance, and The Up Center connect passionate mentors with children in need of extra guidance. Let’s take a look at a few inspiring mentor/mentee relationships and learn more about the benefits of mentoring. Home Current Issue Go-To Guides Family Travel Health Learning & […]

Thankful Thursday: August 20th, 2015

For today’s Thankful Thursday, we would like to thank all of the generous donors from our Summer Appeal. Together we raised over $5,350! Charles Zondoark Debra Keeling Eunice Woods James Tuthill Joanie Widener John Greenhalgh New Jerusalem Ministries Pace Collaborative, PC Rhonda Floasin Robert Boseman Sergi Demichuk Thalia United Methodist Church We Couldn’t Do It […]

Thankful Thursday: August 13th, 2015

For today’s Thankful Thursday, we would like to thank an anonymous corporate donor for underwriting the cost of a nearly-new van for our Street Outreach Program. We Couldn’t Do It Without You! #ThankfulThursday About Seton Youth Shelters’ Street Outreach Program:  Our van-based Street Outreach Program travels through Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton and Newport […]

Thankful Thursday: August 6th, 2015

For today’s Thankful Thursday, we would like to thank  the Virginia Beach Anglers Club (VBAC) for taking the mentors and mentees of our Mentoring Children of Prisoners (MCP) Program on a mid-summer fishing trip! About The VBAC The purpose of the VBAC is to encourage sport fishing, both freshwater and saltwater, while supporting prudent governmental […]

Thankful Thursday: July 30th, 2015

For today’s Thankful Thursday, we would like to thank the Virginia Beach United Methodist Church’s Potter’s House for their partnership with Seton Youth Shelters’ Street Outreach Program. VBUMC partners with us every Tuesday for the “Crow’s Nest Youth Outreach Center.” We offer food, crisis intervention, clothing, hygiene items, community referrals and more. About The Potter’s […]