Telling Our Story

The Giving Words efforts continues to draw attention from journalists and media personalities in our region and around the nation. Follow our story as we bring words of hope and hands that heal.

 

The Central Virginian March 13, 2024

Giving Words: Helping Single Mothers in Need

WNRN Oct 26, 2023

WNRN Media

Jay James WINA 98.7

News Radio WINA Slide Show 98.7

NBC 29, Single mother given car fixed up by Louisa County High School students, October 19, 2023

Louisa County High School’s automotive tech students have been working all year to fix up a car.

CBS 19, Single mom receives new car from Giving Words and Louisa County High School students, October 19, 2023

In a tearful presentation at Louisa County High School Michelle Mendez’s life changed as she was given a new car.

TV INTERVIEW: NBC29, June 26, 2023

Community Conversation: Kate Fletcher with Giving Words

TV NEWS REPORT: WHSV3, April 20, 2023

WHSV3 Covers our Subaru Share the Love Donation from Carter Myers Automotive, the largest in the history of Giving Words.

TV INTERVIEW: NBC Community Conversations, February 20, 2023

Our founder Eddie Brown is interviewed on a local news segment.

TV INTERVIEW: NBC Community Conversations, September 26, 2022

Our founder Eddie Brown is interviewed on a local news segment.

Profile: Check Your Game, November 2021

Eddie Brown profiled on faith-based story-telling site.

PODCAST: Nonprofit Architect, May 4, 2021

Eddie Brown is interviewed by a nonprofit specialist about the innovations and mission of Giving Words.

ARTICLE: Orange County Review, August 5, 2020

Editor Jeff Poole tells the story of our first car donation in Orange County, made possible by strong community partnerships.

PODCAST: Daniel Cutright, June 7, 2020

Daniel Cutright interviews Eddie.

PODCAST: Brian Hess, April 22, 2020

Brian Hess interviews Eddie Brown.

PODCAST: The Point's Lead Up Podcast, March 9, 2020

Eddie joins to Lead Up Podcast for a conversation about vision. Listen for Eddie throughout the conversation, but he lays out how vision impacted the creation of Giving Words around the 4-minute mark.

VIDEO: Louisa County Public Schools, February 5, 2020

#TeamLCPS video showcasing the partnership between Giving Words and the Louisa County High School Career & Technical Education Automotive students.

RADIO INTERVIEW: PER Community Matters, April 20, 2019

Eddie discusses Giving Words with the PER audience.

ARTICLE: The Central Virginian, December 27, 2019

The Central Virginian writes about a car giveaway as we helped a mom who had been walking six hours to get her son's medications.

VIDEO: Louisa County Public Schools, December 6, 2019

Giving Words and Eddie Brown receive recognition from Louisa County Public Schools in this #TeamLCPS MVP video. See the award at the 2:13 mark.

ARTICLE: The Central Virginian, December 5, 2019

Michelle Dmytryszyn of The Central Virginian writes about a VERY special Giving Tuesday when Giving Words gave away THREE vehicles to mothers in need- thanks to the hard work of the Louisa County High School Career & Technical Education Program. Three members of the Louisa County Board of Supervisors presented the keys to our deserving moms.

INTERVIEW: Hill Country Tiny House, November 15, 2019

Ginny and Eddie discuss the needs of the single mothers we serve while attending a tiny house convention and connecting with Community First.

ARTICLE: Lake Anna Connections, April 22, 2019

Kerri Creel tells the story of Giving Words and the impact we're having in the region.

NEWS REPORT: CBS19, December 7, 2018

CBS19's Brianna Hamblin reports on another great car giveaway to a Louisa mom in need.

VIDEO: Reach, The Point; October 2018

Check out this video from The Point showcasing a volunteer event to help a single mom in need of some help around the house.

ARTICLE: The Central Virginian, March 15, 2018

The Central Virginian writes about our first car giveaway.