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ForKids Serves Homeless Families across South Hampton Roads

Connie comes to Good Mojo in Norfolk, VA every week to volunteer for a few hours. She dusts, straightens and remerchandises the housewares section.  It may not sound like life changing work but to ForKids client, Randy and her rising 2nd and 4th grade kids, Connie’s time has been transformational.  Due in large part to volunteers like Connie, Good Mojo was able to provide Randy with interview clothing and she now has 2 jobs to make ends meet.  Further, Randy was able to get pots, pans and dishes from Good Mojo for her new kitchen when she moved out of ForKids’ emergency shelter.  Randy is back on track but ForKids needs more Connies to let us help more Randys as they strive to overcome homelessness.

AARP VA members are already making a difference as volunteers for ForKids. You can join them to help homeless families across South Hampton Roads.  ForKids is seeking committed, regular volunteers at Good Mojo, the ForKids Thrift Store located at 25th & Granby St. in Norfolk.  Donation sorting, retail merchandising, pricing, cashiering all needed.  No previous retail experience required.  Good Mojo serves both ForKids clients and the public.  Volunteers receive an additional 10% off all purchases.  Store Hours are 10-6 Monday to Saturday and 12-5 on Sundays.  Please contact Kim Hutchens at or call the store at (757) 622-1194 to get started.

ForKids, Inc. is a non-profit with the mission of breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children. The organization currently serves approximately 150 families and over 300 children in South Hampton Roads.  The agency provides housing, education and clinical services for families across the region.  For more information about ForKids, please visit or call (757) 622-6400.

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