Thank You Point 2 Running Company and Flat-Out Events!

Posted on 26th July, 2017

Wanted to take the time to thank Point 2 Running Company and Flat-Out Events for putting together a week of events to collect shoes for our shoe drive! Your hard work and support is greatly appreciated!

For more information on the week of events click HERE!

Thank you to Katrina, one of our board members, for representing LINK at some of their events!





LINK Hosts Client Annual Social!

Posted on 30th June, 2017

LINK Summer Cookout 2017!

Yesterday LINK staff, board, and clients got together for our annual summer cookout at Sandy Bottom!

Here are some of the pictures!

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Give Local 757 16-17 Thanks!

Posted on 11th May, 2017

LINK of Hampton Road’s Inc. would like to say a big thank you to everyone who contributed and participated in this year’s Give Local 757 fundraising event! Thanks to you LINK raised $2,015 to help us fight homelessness in our community! We also won $757 for having the most tags on social media during the event so thank you to the Peninsula Community Foundation for the awesome prize opportunities!


We hope that you continue to support LINK through-out the year!


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LINK’s Board Participates In Mariners Museum Event

Posted on 8th May, 2017

Members of LINK’s Board Of Directors volunteer to work a booth at an event at the Mariner’s Museum to raise money for LINK! 





Thank You To Our Wonderful Interns!

Posted on 28th April, 2017

Today we said goodbye to our awesome interns! You all were such a great help in our organization and we wish you all luck in your remaining time at school!


Welcome to LINK!

Posted on 1st April, 2017

We had a new client enter our program!

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Welcome to LINK of Hampton Roads, Inc!

Thank You Lions Club!

Posted on 22nd February, 2017

Thank You to the Lions Club who conducted vision screenings for our clients and their children last week at our monthly CANLINK meeting.



Thank You!

Posted on 21st February, 2017



LINK of Hampton Roads, Inc. would like to say Thank You to the Knights of Columbus for their generous donation of $1,000 to our Veteran’s Program!


Congratulations to LINK!

Posted on 30th January, 2017

LINK was awarded the Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Social Service Community Leadership by the Newport News Human Rights Commission!


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Congrats to Lisa!

Posted on 6th January, 2017

United Way Community Hero

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 7:58 AM by Communications Department

Lisa Robinson

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United Way of the Virginia Peninsula is honored to salute one of Newport News Community Heroes, Lisa Robinson. Lisa is a member of the board of directors of LINK of Hampton Roads, a United Way funded agency that offers homeless shelter, and permanent supportive housing for people with disabilities. Before moving to Virginia from the Midwest several years ago, Lisa—diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth—managed a housing development for seniors and people with disabilities. She enjoyed her work helping others, but wanted to move closer to family living on the Peninsula.

Lisa made the move to Virginia, but did not anticipate the difficulties she encountered finding employment and affordable housing. Not wanting to burden her family, Lisa eventually found herself homeless, living in her car, and on the steps of the PORT winter shelter program at a local church. Unable to sleep on the floor sleeping mats due to her disability, the LINK staff stepped in to help. “LINK was my life-saver,” Lisa says. “They were able to find an apartment for me, help me move in, and be self-sufficient again.”

With Lisa’s unique understanding of the needs of the disabled and the homeless, LINK is proud to have her as a member of their board of directors. Likewise, United Way is honored to partner with community heroes like Lisa and organizations like LINK. Ordinary people doing extraordinary things so we can all LIVE UNITED.

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