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Dominion Energy Awards Grant to Williamsburg Nonprofit

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WILLIAMSBURG -- The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation announced on Sept. 7 that it has awarded grants to many nonprofit organizations, including Avalon: A Center...

What’s Sewing on With the Colonial Piecemakers Quilt Guild?

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WILLIAMSBURG -- Quilting is a tradition as old as time, and one local group takes the time and dedication to keep the tradition and...
The Avalon Center will the "In Her Shoes" event to help people understand the hard decisions that have to be made by victims of domestic violence. (WYDaily/Courtesy Avalon)

This event will put you in the mind of a domestic violence victim

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Understanding the perspective of a domestic violence victim isn’t an easy task but the Avalon Center is here to try. The center is a nonprofit that...

Avalon gives a voice to Williamsburg youth

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Avalon has been working to break the cycle of sexual and domestic violence in Greater Williamsburg since 1978, and now the center is expanding...

This Williamsburg fundraiser pairs French wine and food for protecting women

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The Avalon Center has been serving the Williamsburg community since 1978, offering services for women in abusive relationships. But now Avalon is bringing something else...

#MeToo is an issue in Williamsburg, not just Hollywood

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The #MeToo movement has raised awareness of sexual assault and a national nonprofit is spreading out across the Peninsula to help. Ever since Harvey Weinstein,...

Which Wich Donates 500 Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches to Local Nonprofits

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Which Wich of Williamsburg recently celebrated National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, which took place April 2, by whipping up a batch of sandwiches...

Langley Federal Credit Union Donates to Avalon Women’s Shelter

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Langley Federal Credit Union recently donated $10,000 to Avalon: A Center for Women and Children as part of an ongoing effort to address issues...