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Past articles by Jen:

Nikola's Story: Parents of child with rare disease push Va. to update newborn screening

Nikola Grujicic was a content and "perfect" baby, until a rare, inherited disease took hold. His parents are now pushing for Virginia to add testing to help other newborns. → Read More

Blood shortage following canceled drives in Hampton Roads

Blood drives all over our area were cancelled when the winter weather hit last week and that left the region's blood supply in trouble. → Read More

Creature Feature – Saint Francis Service Dogs

It takes a special type of dog to become a service dog. They must be smart, patient, intuitive and brave. Saint Francis Service Dogs possess all of those attributes and more. A Williamsburg woman s… → Read More

Counting Kindness – Kennedy’s Angel Gowns

A local couple is sharing their story to bring awareness to pregnancy and infant loss. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Five-0 and Fades

Just in time for the first day of school, the Norfolk Police Department teamed up with several local barbers for an event called Five-0 and Fades. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Spreading Love

Recently, our world and community have been divided but one Norfolk family is spreading love in a simple, yet powerful way. → Read More

Counting Kindness – United in Grace

A Yorktown mom never forgot the kindness of strangers when her son was diagnosed with cancer. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Grant a Wish, Make a Wish

Jen Pepsin created a Facebook page called Grant a Wish, Make a Wish. It is all about people helping people. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Envision Lead Grow

A local business woman is leading the way for young women to follow in her footsteps to success. → Read More

Creature Feature – The Catnip Cafe

The Catnip Cafe in Norfolk is the cat cafe in Hampton Roads. Its goal is to find forever homes for cats. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Books on Bikes Newport News

Books on Bikes keeps children in Newport News excited and engaged in reading throughout the summer. → Read More

Counting Kindness – RAPS

A longtime swimming instructor learned about the high drowning rate among minority’s and wanted to do something about it. → Read More

Reflecting on 100 years of leadership at Naval Station Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — As we continue to highlight the 100th anniversary of Naval Station Norfolk, we’re focusing on its past, its impact on our local community and the world, as well as… → Read More

Counting Kindness – Neighbors Helping Neighbors

An Air Force veteran from Yorktown needed some help and the community rallied around him. → Read More

Creature Feature – The Bunny Hutch

Virginia Beach’s Bunny Hutch serves as a rescue and educational facility for small mammals and reptiles and is home to what is believed to be the largest bunny in the country. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Ainsley’s Angels

Ainsley’s Angels focuses on inclusion rides and runs for the special needs community. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Cops and Curls

The Norfolk Police Department came together for their second annual Cops and Curls event at the downtown Norfolk Marriott. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Local Churches Making a Difference

Two local churches took their ministries out into the community. → Read More

Counting Kindness – Mermaid Ministries

A social justice project between two Virginia Beach sisters wound up becoming a ministry. → Read More

Creature Feature – A Foal is Born

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – Jen Lewis has been around horses most of her life, but until very recently, she had never witnessed the birth of a foal. Jen got the chance the morning of April 6. Tempe, a 10-year-old Dutch Harness Horse, delivered a colt and she was able to watch the whole thing. She chronicled the birth in pictures and felt it fitting to share it in this month’s Creature Feature. → Read More