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Supervised Visitation Helps Kids Grow

Edward is passionate and outspoken about parenting. When he talks about his son, his face brightens and the love he has for his son is clear. There is also an…

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Supporter Spotlight: Bank of Botetourt

For more than 122 years, Bank of Botetourt has been committed to caring for its community. “Bank of Botetourt has a culture that focuses on bridging the needs of the…

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Start Your Spring Cleaning with TAP Books

Gearing up for your spring cleaning? Donate your used books to TAP Books and give them a second life! TAP Books sells pre-owned books online and uses the profits to…

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American National Bank & Trust: Investing in the Community

American National Bank & Trust prioritizes making a difference in the communities it serves. Guided by this philosophy, the bank became a Bringing Hope Home sponsor this year. Eddie Martin,…

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The Tax Clinic Goes Virtual

The TAP Tax Clinic provides free tax preparation and filing for low-income taxpayers. As the program enters its 20th year, it continues to evolve in order to meet the needs…

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Op-Ed: IMAGINE THE VALLEY WITHOUT TAP by Craig Balzer

Originally published in The Roanoke Times on January 13, 2022. Re-posted here with permission. 2022 marks the 57th year of Total Action for Progress’ existence. During the holiday season, many…

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Empowering Youth

Trifecta, Inc. Teams up with TAP Each year TAP’s youth programs help dozens of youth to go to college and assist many more to find career paths and join the…

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A Holistic Approach to Youth Development

We know that exposure to violence makes young people more likely to become violent themselves. So, how can we disrupt that cycle? How do we encourage students down another path? …

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Annual Report 2020–2021

“I don’t think I could have made it another year like I’d been making it the past 15 years.” “[TAP] was a tremendous help, and the help has not ceased.”…

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Supporter Story: Ian Shaw

Dedicated donor Ian Shaw shares what makes TAP special. Ian Shaw believes in giving back to the community. For years, he’s been a consistent and charitable donor to TAP. When…

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2021 Cabell Brand Hope Award Recipient: Nancy Agee

We are happy to announce the winner of the 2021 Cabell Brand Hope Award! This year the award was presented to Nancy Howell Agee, President & CEO of Carilion Clinic….

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Employment, Housing, and Peace of Mind

One Veteran’s Story Kevin Stone is a veteran who served in the Marines as an aviation mechanic for five years. When he returned from the base in Cherry Point, North…

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