Updated: 03/24/2014 - A special summer camp is helping children cope with cancer. Camp Kesem at the University of Virginia is for children and teens whose parents have cancer, are in remission or have succumbed to the disease. In this week's Stephanie's heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring some of the organizers and has more on a big fundraiser coming up to benefit Camp Kesem.
Updated: 03/10/2014 - A Fluvanna County church is helping to make sure teen girls who can't afford prom dresses have everything they need for the big event. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring the outreach group at Effort Baptist Church where volunteers are putting on a special program called Glass Slipper.
Posted: 03/03/2014 - From running practice and coaching on the hardwood to impacting young lives, two basketball coaches are making a difference for local 5th and 6th grade girls. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell has more on a pair of coaches who volunteer for a Christian basketball league and they also happen to be brothers.
Updated: 02/24/2014 - A UVa. student is being called, a role model, mentor and hero. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring David Tinta, who's mentoring children in Albemarle County. He's helping them with school work and boosting their confidence.
Posted: 12/23/2013 - The community is coming together to make sure seniors have gifts to open on Christmas morning. Home instead Senior Care is running its 9th annual "Be a Santa to a Senior" campaign. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring the many volunteers making this project possible.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - In this week's "Stephanie's Heroes," Francis Deane is going above and beyond to help out the theater. Many say he's more than just an actor with the Four County Players in Barboursville. He keeps the place going by volunteering his time and doing whatever he can to keep shows on the stage.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - When you think of volunteers at the Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA, dog walkers and cage cleaners probably come to mind but one volunteer is giving back in another a big way. Denise Hood is helping to raise thousand of dollars for animals and she's this week's hero.
Posted: 10/21/2013 - Students at the University of Virginia are showing some sixth graders what it's like to be a college student. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19's Stephanie Satchell is featuring the volunteers in the Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity for their work with UVa's Day in the Life Program.
Posted: 09/30/2013 - This week's hero is no stranger to education. Tom Short is a retired Orange County principal. Even after spending decades working in the Orange County School System and filling in as interim head master at Grymes Memorial School in Orange, he's still finding time to help students, faculty and staff.
Posted: 09/02/2013 - A Nelson County woman is on a mission to rescue horses. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell is featuring Maya Proulx. She created the Hope Legacy Equine Rescue in 2008 to take in abused, abandoned and neglected horses. Five years later, the program is still going strong.