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About The Richmond Area

In the City of Richmond, nearly 57,000 men, women, and children live in poverty – a shocking 25.4% of our community. Approximately 550 are homeless, an increase of 10% in the last year alone.

These neighbors are too often surrounded by barriers built to block them from their potential, from their right to peace and progress.

We didn’t get here by accident. We got here by design. And we'll get out of it by design too.

But only if we confront how we got here (together), get real with where we are (together), and design intersectional and intergenerational solutions with that knowledge (together).

Richmond Area Stats
Giving Wall launched in area December 2017
Total needs supported 569
Total individual Supporters 202
Total dollars contributed $121,084

Where Neighbors in Need Who've Been Supported Live

Our partner organizations support zip codes and areas in Richmond City and beyond. This map represents those they work to support. Our Neighbors in Need have lives lived in Richmond - not far from you. Real lives. Hard lives. Joyful lives too, with impossible moments. All met with resilience and grit and grace.

Sandy Hook 23063 Bumpass 23024 Maidens 23153 State Farm 23160 Crozier 23039 Oilville 23129 Rockville 23146 Doswell 23047 Montpelier 23192 Ashland 23005 Hanover 23069 Aylett 23009 Manquin 23106 23238 Mechanicsville 23116 Mechanicsville 23111 Glen Allen 23059 Quinton 23141 Manakin Sabot 23103 23233 Glen Allen 23060 23294 23228 Midlothian 23113 23229 23226 23230 23227 23222 23223 Highland Springs 23075 Sandston 23150 23231 23250 Moseley 23120 Midlothian 23112 23114 23235 23236 Chesterfield 23832 23234 23237 23221 23220 23219 23225 23224

Richmond, Virginia and surrounding counties

last updated: May, 2021

Needs By Zipcode

0 34 68
Zip Code Total % of Support
23223 56.2%
23219 11.6%
23224 4.96%
23220 4.13%
23228 4.13%
23225 3.31%
23227 2.48%
23803 2.48%
23222 2.48%
23294 1.65%
23229 0.84%
23150 0.84%
23116 0.84%
23801 0.84%
23230 0.84%
23231 0.84%
23235 0.84%

Where Supporters Who've Met Their Urgent Needs Live

Our Supporters have lives lived in Richmond - not far from you. Real lives with hope. Real lives with sorrow. Real lives with compassion for others, perhaps even more than for themselves.

Sandy Hook 23063 Bumpass 23024 Maidens 23153 State Farm 23160 Crozier 23039 Oilville 23129 Rockville 23146 Doswell 23047 Montpelier 23192 Ashland 23005 Hanover 23069 Aylett 23009 Manquin 23106 23238 Mechanicsville 23116 Mechanicsville 23111 Glen Allen 23059 Quinton 23141 Manakin Sabot 23103 23233 Glen Allen 23060 23294 23228 Midlothian 23113 23229 23226 23230 23227 23222 23223 Highland Springs 23075 Sandston 23150 23231 23250 Moseley 23120 Midlothian 23112 23114 23235 23236 Chesterfield 23832 23234 23237 23221 23220 23219 23225 23224

Richmond, Virginia and surrounding counties

last updated: May, 2021

Donors By Zipcode

0 20 41
Zip Code Total % of Supporters
23060 12.2%
23113 9.75%
23059 7.31%
23220 7.31%
23230 7.31%
23228 4.87%
23235 4.87%
23236 4.87%
23231 4.87%
23229 4.87%
23225 4.87%
23233 2.44%
23116 2.44%
23112 2.44%
23227 2.44%
07822 2.44%
23226 2.44%
23221 2.44%
23222 2.44%
23005 2.44%
23294 2.44%
20164 2.4%

Type of Needs on The Giving Wall

When you see these needs, get curious as to why they exist. Get curious about what systemic solutions would solve them for good.

8.29%

Transportation

19.64%

Unique & urgent

0.9%

1-click donation

2.16%

School - Technology

2.7%

Auto Repair

0.9%

Work - Equipment

0.72%

Household - Other Items

9.91%

Work clothing and equipment

1.62%

Auto - Gas

1.98%

Career training

6.12%

Household - Essentials

20.18%

Small debt & fees

10.27%

Groceries

10.26%

Bills

last updated: May, 2021

Need Type Total % of Needs
Small debt & fees 20.18%
Unique & urgent 19.64%
Groceries 10.27%
Bills 10.26%
Work clothing and equipment 9.91%
Transportation 8.29%
Household - Essentials 6.12%
Auto Repair 2.7%
School - Technology 2.16%
Career training 1.98%
Auto - Gas 1.62%
Work - Equipment 0.9%
1-click donation 0.9%
Household - Other Items 0.72%

Days to Fulfill, by Type of Need

What need types are met the most quickly? Why? We invite you into curiosity not only about why needs exist — but also about why we are more likely to support certain need types.

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    4

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  • School - Other Items 8.0
  • Transportation 5.875
  • Small debt & fees 5.523809523809524
  • Bill - Cell Phone 5.0
  • Household - Other Items 4.75
  • Clothing (e.g. coats, gloves, shoes) 4.0
  • Groceries 3.8333333333333335
  • Bill - Other 3.6666666666666665
  • Household - Essentials 3.484848484848485

last updated: May, 2021

Need Type Avgerage days to fulfill
School - Other Items 8
Transportation 5
Small debt & fees 5
Bill - Cell Phone 5
Household - Other Items 4
Clothing (e.g. coats, gloves, shoes) 4
Groceries 3
Bill - Other 3
Household - Essentials 3

Financial Value of Support Over Time

Thank you to the Giving Wall Supporters for their generosity. They don't come looking for recognition. They come quietly and leave just as quietly, without the need for back-patting or outpourings of gratitude – only the need to do what's right and good.

last updated: May, 2021

Month, Year Posted (dollars) Supported (dollars)
April 2020 $6,129.91 $6,129.90
May 2020 $8,128.17 $8,128.17
June 2020 $4,244.86 $4,244.86
July 2020 $2,377.40 $2,377.40
August 2020 $2,761.60 $2,761.60
September 2020 $5,426.77 $5,426.77
October 2020 $2,121.53 $2,121.53
November 2020 $4,030.98 $3,703.47
December 2020 $16,158.55 $15,631.30
January 2021 $6,417.75 $5,708.70
February 2021 $5,454.05 $4,954.05
March 2021 $7,586.50 $7,086.50
April 2021 $1,465.00 $1,465.00
May 2021 $3,940.05 $3,174.05