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Girls United!

Calling Girls 14-17! This girls’-only group will help you learn to deal with real-life issues, such as: Depression Relationships Anger Bullying Stress Peer pressure Social networking Groups are held twice a month, on Saturdays, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 pm Registration fee: $25.00 for entire 8 weeks […]

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Beach Ambassadors Celebrate & Support Up Center Books!

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Norfolk Admirals Game to Benefit The Up Center

Norfolk Admirals vs. Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday, February 8, 2014 7:15 at Scope Arena Join in the excitement as the Norfolk Admirals take on the Hartford Wolf Pack! Red level tickets for this game are available for just $11, and $2 of every ticket sold will benefit […]

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We've Moved!

New Year, New Address! To start off 2014, our Corporate Offices and our Foster Care & Adoption Services have relocated to a larger, central location at the Town Point Center in downtown Norfolk. This opportunity was made possible through a generous gift from an anonymous donor. Corporate […]

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Presentation: Treating Poverty as a Disease

Treating Poverty as a Disease Presented by Marcella Wilson, Ph.D., CEO, Matrix Human Services Wednesday, November 20, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Parish Hall of The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception 1000 Holt St., Norfolk, VA 23504 Poverty is a disease and the number of children […]

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The Up Center Kicks Off Adoption Awareness Month with Local Events

The Up Center, Hampton Roads’ largest non-profit social services agency, today announced several events in honor of Adoption Awareness Month in November. The events, ranging from an interactive exhibit, a holiday gift giving opportunity and a documentary film, highlight the lives of foster children and their search […]

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Financial Assistance Event Coming November 2nd

FREE, ONE-DAY EVENT For active military, veterans, government employees & their families Saturday, November 2nd, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th Street Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (Complimentary Parking) Get help and learn more about: Foreclosure prevention & mortgage options homeless charity shelter Home buyer […]

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Willkommen to Oktoberfest!

Grab your dirndl or leiderhosen and warm up your chicken dance! Wednesday, September 11, 6:00-9:00 p.m. (auction runs 6:00-8:00 p.m.) Gordon Biersch, Virginia Beach Town Center Join the fun and: Bid on exciting items like romantic getaways, family vacations, beautiful  artwork, festival packages, and dinner out with your Frau/Fraulein! […]

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Cirquesa Dreamquest Donates to Team Up

Team Up mentors and mentees enjoyed a thrilling night at the circus, thanks to Cirquesa Dreamquest. The entertainment was filled with high level aerial acts and unbelievable acrobatics. They even got to go backstage afterwards to meet the performers! Thank you CIRQUESA DREAMQUEST for making this possible! […]

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Foster Parent Success Story

Donna M., a single, foster mother of five shares her secrets of success in raising children, returning to school and pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher in this guest post article on MyActiveChild.com. Check it out! suggest

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