Local Hero Spotlight: Latino Health Initiative

UVA volunteers serve Charlottesville’s Latino community through the Latino Health Initiative (LHI), or Iniciativa de Salud Latina de UVA. The U.S. has an estimated 58.9 million native Spanish speakers. These individuals, the majority of whom...

Latino Health Initiative volunteer providing medical care


Spotlight on Adrian Chance, BeWell Advocate

Adrian Chance knows firsthand how important it is to take control of one’s own health journey. Inspired by his personal experiences of living with a life-threatening heart disorder and by a deep motivation to help others, Adrian...

Adrian Chance, BeWell Advocate and local hero


Spotlight on First Response Club at UVA

The newly formed First Response Club at University of Virginia plans to educate the community-at-large on first responder medical care and provide training on CPR, AEDs, and bleeding control. Their efforts are sponsored by Dr. William Brady, from...

First Response Club at UVA volunteers Alice Thomson and Lucian Mirra