The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation has the privilege of helping support the activities of many local nonprofits. This month's Non-Profit Highlight is dedicated to Park View Community Mission.

Quick Facts

Started: 1996

Location: 2420 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501

Open To: Children and Families

Fun Fact: The Community Resource Center opened in early 2019 and before year's end the traffic count during one month showed 275 people had interacted with the CRC

More Information about Park View Community Mission

The Mission of Park View is:

To restore the lives of families and communities by building relationships and providing life-changing resources.

Park View is able to fulfill this mission through five main programs.

  1. Food For Families
    A Neighhbor-choice pantry that provides fresh produce, dairy, meat and baked goods, along with a variety of non-perishable food items.

  2. Food For Thought
    A backpack food program that provides kids with enough nutritious foods to last through the weekend.

  3. Park View Cafe
    A 24-year history of feeding people within the community, while providing a safe place for fun and fellowship.

  4. Community Resource Center
    Personal, one-on-one assistance with various issues that people within the community are facing. Some of the most common issues are housing, employment, utilities, healthcare and childcare.

  5. Life Skills Institute
    Free classes that assist community members learn healthy and safe living habits, while also assisting in the development of key skills for employment opportunities.


The GLCF is proud to be a part of bringing this type of change to our community. To learn more about this unique organization in Lynchburg, visit their website!

It's Our Mission

The principal mission of The Community Foundation is to enhance the quality of life in the communities served by the establishment of permanent endowments for the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell, with income distributed annually to charitable organizations within the community.

Get In Touch

  •   The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation
      1100 Commerce Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24504
  •   434.845.6500
  •   434.845.6530 fax
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