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Food for fines
This city’s public libraries lets residents pay their late fees with canned food and other items. Donations benefits the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank and the program ends Dec. 31. READ MORE.
New shoes for kids
This nonprofit accepts new shoes for children and acts as a liaison between the local schools and shoe donors so the children remain anonymous. Last year the nonprofit received 400 pairs. READ MORE.
Old school, new apartments
This city approved turning an old elementary school into apartments for families. The school closed in 2010 and was vacant for eight years. Why? READ MORE.
Coworking with childcare
The series of popup events include business tips, networking opportunities and childcare. READ MORE.
Armory turned brewpub
This former National Guard Armory was vacant since 1993 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s now a brewery, distillery, restaurant and concert venue. READ MORE.