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Hampton Roads Community Blueprint

The Community Blueprint (CB) is a set of promising practices that address the following eight critical issue areas affecting veterans leading to community change.

Each topic leads to a list of resources in the Hampton Roads area:

This initiative, administered by Points of Light was developed by a committed and expert group of over 55 veteran and military-serving organizations, the CB drives collaboration, innovation, best practice sharing and more effective delivery of services among organizations that serve military personnel and their families.


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July 14

Give An Hour @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint shared a video: Learn To Better Understand Military Culture

3 years ago

May 16

Give An Hour @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: Points of Light Veterans Leader Corps applications are open! POLVLC seeks 75 AmeriCorps members for an October 8th starting date. As a Veterans' Leader Corps member, you will: *Help veterans build workforce skills. *Develop volunteer projects to serve veterans. *Provide leadership opportunities for veterans in your community. Click link to apply for local opportunities

3 years ago

May 13

Give An Hour @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint posted a photo: ALA photo 3.24.14 (Mobile Uploads)

3 years ago

Give An Hour @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: Give an Hour was able to share their work and the Community Blueprint with the American Legion Auxiliary in DC. Read the full article at

3 years ago

April 29

Give An Hour @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: Military Spouse Appreciation Luncheon @ 2014 NHA Symposium HSC Wing Atlantic Officers Spouses' Clubs May 14, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Norfolk, VA. Featuring Nancy St. Claire from Give an Hour. Free childcare on site.

3 years ago • 1 comment

Nancy St Claire photo

Nancy St Claire @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint in reply to Give An Hour: I'm honored to be speaking at this event to honor our military spouses. Looking forward to this!

3 years ago

April 21

Give An Hour @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint posted a photo: Helicopter Military Spouse (Mobile Uploads)

3 years ago

April 02

Give An Hour @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: Come join Blue Star Families for a circus celebration with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Legends, the newest edition of the Greatest Show on Earth! Ringmaster Johnathan will be hosting this special celebration for military children and their families. Admission is free, but approved base access for Naval Station Norfolk is required.

3 years ago

January 24

December 10

Give An Hour One @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond & Tri-Cities is hiring for a Program Manager for their new Military Mentoring program in Hampton Roads. Visit for the job description!

4 years ago

November 14

Give An Hour One @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: The Virginia Beach SPCA will be hosting a pet therapy program for military children whose parent/s are deployed, one of our Pets and Pals programs. Animals can provide comfort and support during difficult life hardships. The program is free and includes 2 hours of animal related activities on one Saturday per month. The first session will be Saturday, November 16th, 2-4PM. For more information please contact: Jessie Comba at or Kathy Shambo at

4 years ago

November 12

Give An Hour One @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: Milspouse Hiring Our Heroes job fair on Dec. 3rd.

4 years ago

October 31

Give An Hour One @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint posted a photo: Town Hall Meeting (Mobile Uploads)

4 years ago

Give An Hour One @Hampton Roads Community Blueprint: The video archive of the Town Hall meeting can be found at

4 years ago


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Community Blueprint How-to Manual

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The Exceptional Advocate: A Newsletter for Families with Special Needs (May 2013)

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