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WHRO Public Media members recently helped the station provide more than 13,000 meals to people in need in the community after donating to our last membership drive.

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WHRO Public Media has been honored to win several awards recently. From our new weekly Facebook series, Martha Reads, to several advertising awards for promotions, we are excited to celebrate these achievements. 

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WHRO Public Media started off the new year with a win this week! The station's new weekly digital series Ms. Martha Reads won a Public Media Award at yesterday.

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Are you a veteran suffering from PTSD, chronic pain or other issues who has found Cannabis to be a medical solution? Are you a physician who openly prescribes medical marijuana? We are seeking stories about the use of medical marijuana. Let us hear from you!

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Community Initiatives

Here's what we've currently got in the works to bring education, enlightenment, and inspiration to Hampton Roads.

American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today's youth. Find out more


Hampton Roads is home to over 217,000 veterans. We're currently involved in these initiatives with them:

Veterans Coming Home

Veterans Coming Home explores "what works" for veterans as they return to civilian life sharing both the challenges and success stories of veterans who are making a difference in the workplace, on campus, and in their communities. Find out more

Wall of Faces

There are 1,307 names of Virginian Vietnam veterans listed on The Wall. WHRO is proud to spearhead a state-wide initiative and engage partners and community individuals to ensure every Virginian listed has a photo. Find out more

Race: Let's Talk About It

Stories and events that foster conversations about race relations in America. Find out more

Emerging Leaders Board

Young professionals passionate about public media and supporting its mission. Find out more

Let's Eat

Cooking Tips • Recipes from Area Chefs • Restaurant Reviews • Seasonal Delights Find out more

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