Celebrate Fall and Support Kids with Disabilities

Rachel and her family at the 2017 It’s Fall, Y’all. (photo courtesy of Hampton Roads Photography)

NORFOLK, Va. (Aug. 9, 2018) — A family-friendly event that helps to ensure children with disabilities receive essential support services is returning to St. Mary’s Home just in time to celebrate the change of season.

The third annual It’s Fall, Y’all will take place Friday, Sept. 21, from 5-8 p.m. on St. Mary’s grounds, across from Sentara Leigh Hospital. PRA Group is the presenting sponsor.

Guests will enjoy food generously provided by Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen, craft brews from Tradition Brewing Co., cornhole and other family-friendly activities, plus tours of St. Mary’s. More Perfect Jones will be back by popular demand to play live bluegrass.

Additional sponsors include Johns Brothers Security, Peter Decker Children’s Charity, Sertoma Club of Norfolk, Coastal Prosthetics and Orthotics, Children’s Specialty Group, R.D. Lambert & Son and Taylor’s Do It Center.

Tickets can be purchased on St. Mary’s website at http://bit.ly/IFYA18tix until Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. Prices are $35 for adults, $20 for youth and $100 for a family pack (two adults and up to three children). Prices go up Sept. 1.

“We are so grateful to the Hampton Roads community for always stepping up to support St. Mary’s Home,” said Wayne Jones, St. Mary’s CEO. “Any contribution, whether it’s your time as a volunteer or a donation, is a gift that helps young people with severe disabilities live well and receive the best care in a warm, homelike environment.”

About St. Mary’s Home: St. Mary’s Home in Norfolk provides around-the-clock, specialized residential care for 88 children and 12 adults from throughout Virginia who have multiple, severe disabilities. For more information, visit www.SaintMarysHome.org.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Sonja Barisic, APR Director of Marketing Communications
St. Mary’s Home
(757) 352-2700 | cell (757) 412-7071
sbarisic@smhdc.org

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Boutique Bestows Fashionable Gift to St. Mary’s Home

Mercedez, seated, who lives at The Albero House for adults at St. Mary’s Home, greeted Terrie Mitchell, owner of Bella Tu Boutique, right, when Mitchell presented St. Mary’s with a donation for more than $600 from a special consignment event. Also on hand were, from left, Jenna Crumley, a founder of the Kid2Kid youth volunteer group at St. Mary’s Home, and Kathleen Kaurup, St. Mary’s director of philanthropy.

NORFOLK, Va. (Aug. 1, 2018)Bella Tu Boutique donated more than $600 to St. Mary’s Home for children and adults with disabilities after what started as a one-day fashion fundraiser turned into a multi-month consignment event.

Terrie Mitchell, owner of the upscale Virginia Beach consignment shop, had invited the St. Mary’s Kid2Kid youth volunteer program to collect clothes for a special sales rack to benefit the Home.

Mercedez, who lives at The Albero House for adults on St. Mary’s campus, was on hand to greet Mitchell when she visited St. Mary’s to deliver the donation.

About St. Marys Home: St. Mary’s Home in Norfolk provides around-the-clock care for 88 Virginia children and 12 adults with disabilities. For more information, visit www.SaintMarysHome.org.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Sonja Barisic, APR
Director of Marketing Communications
St. Mary’s Home
(757) 352-2700 | cell (757) 412-7071
sbarisic@smhdc.org

Download a PDF of this release.