WSET Community Counts for Jubilee

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This campaign ends on July 31 at 11:59PM EDT
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Jubilee Family Development Center is the WSET Community Counts partner for July!

Jubilee is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, we are raising funds to install a Media Center at Jubilee!

The budget for the Media Center is $75,000. In just four days, our community met the anonymous $10,000 match, raising a total of $20,000 for the Media Center! Thank you!!!

Our community's generosity has inspired us to raise the entire amount needed to outfit a state-of-the-art Media Center at Jubilee during the WSET Community Counts Campaign by August 1st! We are well on our way to reaching that goal!

The Jubilee Media Center will teach our youth the skills necessary for digital media careers, including photography, videography, podcasting, graphic design, film/audio/photo editing, and journalism.

The Jubilee Media Center will provide space and opportunities for local youth to experience transformational learning through interactive creation.

Students will define challenges, generate ideas, make drafts, receive feedback, and refine their work, thus learning to solve problems creatively.

Jubilee is already producing a podcast! Follow Jubilee on YouTube to enjoy the podcasts, or visit Jubilee’s website at to find the latest podcast on Jubilee’s homepage.

Please donate today! By supporting the WSET Community Counts for Jubilee campaign, you will make a dramatic difference in local youth's lives and career paths, helping them thrive in a growing career field while earning a living wage. Thank you!

Second $10,000 Challenge Match Unlocked!

1 day ago by Shannon L. Watts
Dr. Crystal Strange Full Circle Story

ABC 13 - WSET may have saved the best Jubilee story in their week-long coverage for last! Last night, they featured Jubilee alumni youth and current board of directors member Dr. Crystal Strange, sharing her full-circle Jubilee story! Check it out here!

11 days ago by Shannon L. Watts
Jubilee's Friend Astronaut Leland Melvin

Thanks to our friend Leland Melvin for being a part of Jubilee's ABC 13 - WSET Community Counts coverage this week! Leland truly believes in our Jubilee community, and we are so thankful to have him in our corner! Check out his interview on last night's newscast here! You'll also hear the great news that our community has already unlocked the $10,000 challenge match for the new Jubilee Media Center, and we now have a NEW $10,000 challenge match to unlock from a new donor!

12 days ago by Shannon L. Watts
First $10,000 Challenge Unlocked!

You did it! We did it! In just four days, our community met the ABC 13 - WSET Community Counts challenge to raise $10,000 for Jubilee's new Media Center and unlocked the anonymous $10,000 challenge match! Our community is amazing!

Now we're taking a massive leap of faith and trying to raise the entire $75,000 Media Center budget by August 1st as part of the Community Counts campaign! We're already at $28,950! Please join us and donate today here - Thank you!

12 days ago by Shannon L. Watts
WSET ABC13 Interviews Jubilee Youth

We love ABC 13 - WSET story about Jubilee's youth that aired last night! Check it out to see and hear Jubilee youth Serenity, Kye, C.J., and Anyah talk about what Jubilee means to them!

13 days ago by Shannon L. Watts
WSET ABC13 Story featuring Dr. Sterling A. Wilder

Did you catch this spot about Jubilee last night on ABC 13 - WSET? It features our inspiring Executive Director, DrSterling A. Wilder, and includes a flashback photo of him in front of Jubilee 25 years ago!

14 days ago by Shannon L. Watts
WSET Live at Jubilee on July 8, 2024

Did you catch Mark Spain - ABC 13 live coverage from Jubilee last night at 5:00 and 6:00? If not, you can check out the 5:00 segment here! Thank you to everyone who has already donated to our ABC 13 - WSET Community Counts Campaign $10,000 challenge match for Jubilee's new Media Center!

15 days ago by Shannon L. Watts
Living in the Heart of Virginia Interview - $10,000 Challenge Match Opportunity

We're thrilled to share the first of a weeklong series of interviews that ABC 13 - WSET is airing about Jubilee! Jubilee is the WSET ABC13 Community Counts partner for the month of July, and we share a special announcement in this interview about a $10,000 matching opportunity for Juiblee's new Media Center!

#CommunityCounts #lynchburgva #jubileefamily

15 days ago by Shannon L. Watts

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