THE TIRAMISU FOR BREAKFAST SCHOLARSHIP AT VCU
Christina is a proud alum of VCU’s Robertson School of Media & Culture. She also teaches at the Robertson School, having taught classes such as Content, Completeness, and Professionalism.
The Tiramisu For Breakfast Scholarship supports students in Public Relations, Journalism & Advertising who wish to become involved in their local industry community through conferences and networking events. You can support the scholarship by buying a TFB t-shirt here.
“The Richmond SPCA, founded in 1891 in Richmond, is a non-profit, no-kill humane organization dedicated to the principle that every life is precious.”
We love supporting the Richmond SPCA, since it is an organization that is very close to our hearts. Our agency mascot, Kitty, was adopted from the SPCA and is considered a “foster failure.” (Although foster care begins as a temporary refuge for a homeless pet, some foster volunteers become so closely bonded with the animal that they can’t bear to return the pet and decide instead to adopt. It may be dubbed a “foster failure,” but it’s really the best kind of success: a lifelong, loving home for a formerly homeless pet.)
To support this local organization, we love attending the annual Fur Ball and partnering with our clients on campaigns that benefit the Richmond SPCA.
“The Richmond Performing Arts Alliance is an organization whose mission is to provide diverse local and world-class performing arts, transformative arts education experiences for students of all ages, and inspirational venues – all to strengthen the cultural and economic vitality of the Greater Richmond Region.”
Christina served on the Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (then Richmond CenterStage Associates) board for 3 years.
Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking
Christina has been serving on the planning committee for Wine, Women & Shoes for a few years now, and love supporting them with the women of Bon Secours.
Wine, Women & Shoes is an event that happens every October, and the organization’s goal is to “use multi-faceted programs to assist victims in transforming their lives after domestic violence, prevent future abuse by addressing its root cause through abuser intervention programs, and educate the community about domestic violence and how we can all be involved in its end.” Learn more here.
Cancer Prevention & Treatment
“VCU Massey Cancer Center is among the top 4 percent of cancer centers in the country and is one of two in the state designated by the National Cancer Institute to lead and shape America’s cancer research efforts. Founded in 1974, Massey is dedicated to discovering, developing, delivering and teaching effective means to prevent, detect, treat and cure cancer through innovative research, patient care and education.”
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
“Ronald McDonald House Charities®of Richmond is an independent, non-profit chapter of Ronald McDonald House Charities®, providing a “home-away-from-home” for families with children receiving care at local medical facilities through our Ronald McDonald House® on Monument Avenue. They also support a number of in-hospital programs.”
Christina serves on the marketing committee for the Ronald McDonald house, and TFB loves supporting the charity through our client partnership with Richmond’s 68 McDonald’s franchises.
CelebrateRVA, an organization committed to throwing birthday parties for disadvantaged children. Some of the children touched by this group have never celebrated a birthday before and had to have the act of blowing out candles shown and explained to them. I’m so excited to work with CelebrateRVA and be a small part of bringing them joy. Christina serves on Celebrate RVA’s junior board. We encourage you to read up on what they’re doing and volunteer to attend a party if you can.