Meet The Board: Annabelle Stiffler

Annabelle Stiffler focuses on helping to find funding for the River Ellis Foundation through a combination of Donor Gifts, Grants, and Public Engagement.  She has been involved with the Foundation since its beginning and has long been a friend of the Ellis Family.  In addition to REF, Annabelle is...

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We’re In This Together, The Sun Will Rise Again

In these difficult and uncertain times, we just wanted to take a moment to say that we are with you. There are a lot of people in need of a sunrise right now, so remember to check in on your friends, neighbors and family. The need may be closer than you think. Don’t forget that we’re all in...

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Donor Spotlight: Gibby Hall

Name: Gibby Hall Job Title/Company:  Realtor, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services City:  Coastal Virginia How did you first hear about The River Ellis Foundation? When River Ellis passed, I was beyond devastated for my friends.  It is impossible to make sense of such a tragedy. ...

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Bay Colony Olympics Raises $40k For REF

On October 26th, the annual Bay Colony Olympics was held in Virginia Beach. Each year, teams raise money for a local charity to participate in this event. This year’s recipient was The River Ellis Foundation. Participating teams create themes and dress up in elaborate costumes while...

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