Neighbors Building A Better Richmond

We love all that Richmond has to offer, and we want to provide Richmond some love. It’s a beautiful city large enough to be blessed with diversity in many ways, but not so big to be overwhelming. Here, neighbors matter, so we’re embarking on a summer of vision and mission to lift them up.
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The Projects

Two Saturdays. Two big projects. Two hundred volunteers…maybe more.

There are over a dozen LiftUp RVA projects happening this summer, and there are two major events that need one hundred volunteers each.

East End Cemetery Restoration

Saturday, July 14th 9am – 4pm

Help reverse decades of neglect by clearing overgrown vegetation hiding an estimated sixty thousand graves.

Quioccasin Middle School

Saturday, August 4th (10am – 2pm)

Upon completion of this project, there will be increased seating for outdoor events and athletics.

Be one of over 500 local volunteers

An estimated 500+ volunteers are needed over a dozen projects to benefit various neighborhoods of Richmond. We would love for you to be a part of the outreach.

Be one of over 500 financial donors

An estimated $25,000 is necessary to fund the many projects of LiftUp RVA 2018. From building supplies to landscaping tools, transporting large groups of volunteers to feeding them; all it takes is for 500 donors to give just $50. Every gift is welcome and appreciated!

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It all began...

July 2016, as the youth of West Assembly of God (WEAG) church in Richmond, gave a week of their summer to benefit others. They helped launch a new thrift store that supports missions. They landscaped yards, restored a city park, and painted houses and the offices of non-profits.

In July 2017...

The work, dedication, and sacrifice of WEAG’s youth benefitted our neighbors once again. In the second annual LiftUp RVA, the youth again helped with landscaping and painting. They also restored a playground at an inner city school for literacy. And, they helped build access ramps.

Now, you're invited...

To join the spirit of the past two years in blessing individuals and communities in need of assistance.

Special Events

10 june 2018

KOS – Kings of Swing Benefit Concert

One of Richmond’s most sought bands returns to WEAG for the 8th Sunday Night Live. Bring a chair or blanket and cash for food.
12 aug 2018

LiftUp RVA 2018 Celebration

At 10am ET, on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, join us at WEAG to celebrate the amazing stories of transformation revealed during LiftUp RVA.

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Keep informed of project updates, transformational stories.

June 23rd Work Day Rescheduled to July 14th

Due to water saturated grounds being unsafe for both gravesites and volunteers, the East End Restoration Coordinator has rescheduled WEAG's workday from June 23rd to July 14th. Please join us in three weeks for this very important work for our city and the families...

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KOS Benefit Concert 2018

Get ready to dance the night away to great music from KOS Band, hang out with awesome people, and enjoy tasty eats! We’ll have cookout food and dessert trucks! Proceeds go to LiftUp RVA!

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Let's not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.

1 John 3:18
 

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