Allen & Allen Cares Recipients

Allen & Allen Cares Recipients

2021 Allen Cares Recipients

Terry Ebright & Sally Graham

GoochlandCares provides basic human services and health care to their Goochland neighbors in need, serving their community with compassion and dignity. This 501c3 nonprofit envisions an equitable community, in which all persons have their basic needs met, empowering them to lead lives of self-dignity and well-being.

Terry Ebright and Sally Graham are former Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes and employees of the organization. They introduced the firm to GoochlandCares, and the hard work they’ve accomplished in recent years. Graham is the founder and executive director, while Ebright serves as food pantry manager for the clinic. They have been working throughout the pandemic to support Goochland residents experiencing food insecurity.

GoochlandCares provides a full list of services, such as clothing, medical care, medical transportation, mental health care, dental care, case management, financial assistance, critical home repair, emergency housing, sexual and domestic violence services and GED/ESL education services.

The GoochlandCares food pantry is open five days a week. The nonprofit is offering curbside pickup and pre-packed bags to help keep staff and clients safe during the pandemic.

See the announcement here.

All Blessings Flow

All Blessings Flow collects, cleans, refurbishes and redistributes medical equipment free of charge to those in need in Charlottesville, Albemarle, and surrounding counties. Annie Dodd is the founder and executive director of All Blessings Flow and a 2019 Allen & Allen Hometown Hero.

The organization accepts small equipment donations like canes and crutches, unopened wound care supplies and gloves, and adult briefs and bed pads. They also collect larger equipment like walkers, wheelchairs, and electric hospital beds.

Since its founding in 2015, All Blessings Flow has assisted more than 9,000 individuals with medical equipment. It distributes more than 700 medical items each month and operates on Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

See the announcement here.