Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 6- Online Giving Day SUPPORT PHAR

Hello PHAR Freedom Fighters!

Wishing you could help PHAR further our mission to Empower Low Income Residents to Protect and Improve Our Own Communities Through Collective Action?

May 6th is your chance is to help us raise much needed funds to continue to meet our mission and meet the challenges residents of public housing will be facing this year!

During the 24 hours of May 6th, 2014, the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is hosting Give4Good – Greater Charlottesville.  On May 6th, every dollar you donate to PHAR will be stretched by up to $16,000 in matching funds and $16,000 in prize money.   Help us reach our goal of $25,000 by donating at: on May 6th!

Ways You Can Help
– Mark your calendar for May 6 to make your donation (see widget on the right!)

– Share with everyone you know via e-mail!

– share PHAR’s website or the Give4Good page on facebook

– like our facebook page– and share and post often! help us build the buzz!

– copy and paste this post and send as an e-mail- be sure to send a personal note telling all of your friends why supporting PHAR is important!

Thanks! Hope to be sending lots of thank you notes to all who donate!

Why Your Support is Needed
PHAR has consistently been a voice for residents of public housing and low-income people in our community. Through community organizing, our internship program, services coordination, and individual advocacy PHAR has improved the lives of thousands of residents by educating residents about their rights, giving resident input into decision making, supporting resident desires, addressing resident concerns, and standing up for low-income people in Charlottesville and nationwide.

PHAR relies on a small, hardworking, staff to bring about change in the community and public housing neighborhoods. PHAR relies on donors like you to help fund our organization as we stand up and speak out for a better life for all people. This year will see many changes to public housing and the re-starting of much needed redevelopment of public housing in Charlottesville. PHAR feels that residents should have a say in the future of their communities and redevlopment. Help PHAR to make sure that residents are at the table and that decision makers will abide by the Residents’ Bill of Rights for Redevelopment by making your donation on May 6th!

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