Our Mission

Kids’ Chance of Virginia (KCVA) provides post-secondary and trade school scholarships to the children of Virginia workers who have been severely or fatally injured in a workplace accident.

The first Kids’ Chance organization was founded in Georgia in 1998. Virginia’s chapter was created to build on the success of other state chapters and in conjunction with Kids’ Chance of America. More information on both the national and state organizations can be found at www.kidschance.org.

Our Impact

To date, 100% of donations fund scholarships: As a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2011, Kids’ Chance of Virginia uses 100% of donations to fund scholarships. We can afford to do so by keeping our administration costs low and seeking out additional funding through grants and event sponsorships. We are dedicated to providing as many scholarships as possible, while remaining transparent in our budget allocations.

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Jeffrey H.

Jeffrey is a sophomore at George Mason University studying Health, Recreating & Tourism. “Kids’ Chance of Virginia has given me a chance to prove my abilities to those who wouldn’t have known.”

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Mason S.

Mason is a sophmore at the University of Virginia majoring in Mechanical Engineering. “With the Kids’ Chance of Virginia scholarship, it has allowed me to fully pursue a higher education while reducing the stress and worry of student debt.”

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Shahzeb K.

Shahzeb is a freshman at James Madison University. His field of study is Computer Science, Biology and Pre-Med. “Kids’ Chance has allowed me to pursue my ambition to receive a college education. With the help of the scholarship I was able to lessen the burden on my injured father and my family collectively. With the help of this scholarship I can hopefully achieve my goal of going to med school and becoming a doctor.”

Our Events

Events are an essential part of fundraising for Kids’ Chance of Virginia. Through our events we receive donations and spread the word about our growing organization.

We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events!

Kids’ Chance Golf Tournament

The Golf Tournament is hosted at the Hunting Hawk Golf Club in Glen Allen Virginia. Over 100 golfers and more than 50 local and regional sponsors turned out last week to support the Golf Classic.

In its 5th year, this event raised a record of $53,000 for the charity.

Wine and Dine

The wine and dine event takes place in the Boathouse at Rocketts Landing in Richmond Virginia. Guests and sponsors come together for an open bar, happy hour with live music , followed by a wine and beer tasting. Along with the tasting, guests and sponsored enjoy delicious food, and participate in a silent auction all benefiting the charity.

DC Dash 5K

In Honor of Commissioner Roger Williams. The annual D.C Dash 5K is a charity fun run hosted on Mount Vernon Trail in Columbia Island Marina.

The Annual Cookout

In August 2013, local businesses in Woodbridge, VA came together in conjunction with the sponsorship of BerkleyNet and Litigation Solutions for a community cookout to raise funds. Attracting over 130 attendees, the event raised more than $2,500 with a BBQ lunch.

 

Get Involved

Getting Involved is essential to helping Kids Chance of Virginia succeed.
Check out all the great volunteer opportunities below!

Become a sponsor

As a non-profit, events are essential to our fundraising efforts. In an effort to insure that all donations from these events go directly to scholarships, we recruit event sponsors.

Volunteer opportunities

We count on the support of people like you to help us plan and run our events. If you’re interested in volunteering with Kids’ Chance, email us. We’d love to help you get involved in this great cause!

Make a Donation

As a non profit organization monetary donations from people like you are critical to our success and will make a difference in a child’s life. Donate today and change the life of a student.