You Can Help!

It’s Your Community – Get Involved!

First Connections VA helps more than children, parents and care providers. The work we do benefits the entire community. By working to ensure the most vital needs of our youngest citizens are addressed, First Connections VA is laying the groundwork for a better tomorrow for everyone.

Make a Donation

If you would like to make a donation to assist First Connections VA in the work we do in and around your community, please email Katie Sloan to discuss how your donation can have the most impact for the children in your area. Below is a list of suggested donations and items needed:

  • Gently used children’s books and toys
  • $100 for the purchase of books for our child care lending library
  • $425 for an application fee towards a Child Development Certificate for a Early Childhood Professional
  • $1000 to sponsor a child care center working towards quality improvement (could assist with playground improvement or material purchases)


Volunteer Your Time

Here are just a few additional ways you can show your support for First Connections VA Hopewell/Prince George:

  • Offer your time and talents to support the work of a committee
  • Represent your employer as a member of the leadership council
  • Host an event featuring a member of a First Connections VA speaker bureau
  • Help to educate policymakers on the importance of funding early childhood
  • Write a Letter to the Editor or Op/Ed
  • Sponsor a child care center involved in the Virginia Star Quality Initiative
  • Attend an event for business leaders
  • Spread the word in your workplace
  • Volunteer at a First Connections VA event
  • Make an in-kind donation
  • Join a mailing list to stay informed on what’s happening in your area
  • Contribute financially