Children of Mine Youth Center
Children of Mine Youth Center is an after-school program based in Anacostia. It is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is entirely run by volunteers and provides a safe, clean and structured environment for children across the DC metropolitan area. Their goal is to provide at-risk children with the intellectual, nutritional, and emotional support needed to excel and become functional members of their community. VH Strategies has led the Christmas gift drive for Children of Mine for the past five years.
Bright Beginnings, Inc.
Bright Beginnings is a child and family development center for homeless families with young children. Children flourish under its nationally accredited academic program, development delays are addressed early, and "graduates" enter kindergarten on par with their peers. In Bright Beginnings' care, homeless children overcome anxiety and the emotional and behavioral problems caused by a lack of routine and consistency.
VH Strategies is proud to be 2017 Champions for Children Silver Sponsor.
Washington Ireland Program
The Washington Ireland Program (WIP) is a six-month program of personal and professional development that brings outstanding university students from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to Washington, D.C. During the summer, they participate in work placements and leadership training. The program supports reconciliation and peace in Ireland and Northern Ireland and commences and concludes with service in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Bob has mentored and hosted students from the Program and continues to support the program in its efforts in DC. Bob also served as the member on the Board of WIP for five years.
New Story Leadership
New Story Leadership is an American-based charity that annually selects young Israeli and Palestinian leaders to come to Washington, D.C. for a summer of intensive workshops, conferences, outstanding seminars, professional work experience, cultural immersion and team training. The program works to promote much needed dialogue, as well as to provide students with the skills they can use to implement change and become leaders.
Bob and his family have mentored and hosted a number of students. In addition to serving on the board, Bob has also spoken at New Story Leadership events and continues to serve as a role model and resource for many of these young people.
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