Category Archives: Features


Getting Physical

Rick hits the gym at 1:00 pm sharp. His trainer is waiting for him at the door. It’s nearly impossible to tell who is more excited. “If all my clients had as much enthusiasm as Rick, I would be in …
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2016 Program Wish Lists

For individual children’s wishlists, please contact Mark Early directly at (540) 389-2112. Our celebration of Christmas springs from a simple concept; gifts were given to the Christ child to express appreciation for His gift to the world. Below are gifts …
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The Wright Home for Adults

HopeTree Family Services officially dedicated its 19th group home for adults with intellectual disabilities on April 24. The HopeTree Wright Home, located in Virginia Beach, is the result of nearly two years of dedicated effort by Board of Trustees member …
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Division 3 at HopeTree

While the NCAA Division 1 basketball tournament enters its final stages to determine a national champion, the Division 3 tournament has already crowned its champion. However, there were actually many more winners this year than usual.  The teams that reach …
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HopeTree WOODS Teachers Expand Certifications

HopeTree Family Services always seeks the most qualified staff to serve the needs of those in our care. One important result of hiring motivated, dedicated individuals is that they seldom rest on their laurels; especially those in the education field. …
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Santa’s Elves

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#GivingTuesday 2015

  Ready to support HopeTree for #GivingTuesday? Click here to donate! Our #GivingTuesday goal this year is to raise $1,000 in 24 hours for Christmas for the adults with intellectual disabilities, as well as the at-risk children and youth, in our …
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Home at Last

Thanks to your support, the men of Ruth Camp Campbell Cottage II have finally been able to move into their brand new home! The Blessings Home replaces their former home, built in 1937, with a modern, one-level structure designed with our …
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Award-Winning Service

It’s no secret the men and women who participate in the Developmental Disabilities Ministry’s Day Activities program in Salem are an energetic group. After all, they are lovingly referred to as the Fun Bunch. But the Fun Bunch does more …
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125 Years of Caring

Nearly 130 years ago, a group of Baptist pastors and parishioners gathered to discuss a critical topic. They were painfully aware that thousands of orphans across the Commonwealth of Virginia had virtually no one to care for them. Neighboring states …
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