When many of us think of Jake MacNelly, we remember his sharp wit. Many of us also think about backyard football and wiffleball games at Rita’s house (a.k.a. MacNelly Outdoor Arena). Those weekend games were the perfect mix of competition, heckling, and good old fashioned fun. Jake and Danny were all-time captains, constantly engaged […]
We are so proud of Sikkim, a student who participated in one of our grief groups at Fairfield Elementary, for receiving the Communities In Schools Scholarship! Sikkim shares a little bit about his Full Circle group experience in this clip. We are grateful for our partnership with Communities in Schools (CIS) that enables us to make […]
Full Circle is pleased to announce that Diane Carpenter has joined our team as Development Director. Diane brings with her extensive experience in corporate marketing and communications with recent experience in fundraising at Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. Diane is looking forward to building relationships with organizations in Richmond. We are very pleased to […]
In their words During our Full Circle groups, participants share their stories and connect with others who are also grieving the death of a loved one. Many of these children, teens, and adults wish to share their experiences at Full Circle with others in the community who may be grieving and seeking support. We’d like to thank them for sharing, in their […]
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Stacia Macklin, Clinical Director of Full Circle Grief Center contributed to the article Helping Children Cope with Grief During the Holidays by Stacy Hawkins-Adams at the Times Dispatch. Click here to read this helpful article.
BIG NEWS! Full Circle will be significantly growing our Perinatal Loss Program thanks to a $100,000 gift from an anonymous donor through The Community Foundation, which will be received over three years. We will have a staff person focused solely on this program, providing case management to past participants and new PLG families, offering […]
Full Circle is proud to announce that Allyson Drake, Full Circle’s Founder and Executive Director, was chosen as a recipient of the 2014 Stettinius Awards for Nonprofit Leadership. This awards program seeks to recognize outstanding professionals who provide effective organizational leadership within the charitable sector. Allyson will receive a $10,000 grant to pursue professional development […]
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In our first 5 years of operations, Full Circle is fortunate to have the support of so many people, foundations, organizations, and companies. Together, we have all made a significant impact on our community by helping thousands of grieving children, adults, and families find hope and healing. Thank you for helping us continue building Central […]