The Virginia Gators is a developmental swim team that promotes personal excellence through competitive swimming.

Ways to Help our Community


Help Neighbors Locally
1. Make a meal for a neighbor

2. Share supplies like hand sanitizer, soap, paper products. You can leave items on doorsteps

3. Drive to pick up prescriptions at drive in pharmacies and leave them on doorsteps for those who can’t get out

4. Donate food items, especially larger shelf-stable milk products, to one of the following organizations

  • Local Hungry Hearts No More: Provides meals to food insecure children of the Hollymead ES and Sutherland MS community. They need financial and food donations. See their Facebook page.
  • PB&J Fund: Is assisting in providing meals to food insecure local students. Find volunteer opportunities on their Facebook page.
  • Loaves & Fishes: Local food pantry is not accepting volunteers at this time but is grateful for donations at their website.

5. Help the SPCA: foster a pet or adopt a pet. SPCA currently running St. Pawty’s Adoption Special through March 18.  See CASPCA for more information

6. Donate blood.  The Red Cross has said there is a critical shortage of blood. In VA you can be 16 with parental consent to donate blood.  Go to the Red Cross Blood Donation page to schedule an appointment

7. Support local restaurants.  Charlottesville29 is a central webpage for many Charlottesville area restaurants. You will find information on how to support our local restaurants through purchases of take-out and gift cards

8. Check out this website for more ideas

9. Buy local produce. Look at Local Food Hub for information and ordering instructions
Help Others Virtually
1. Help people to figure out how to order groceries online and connect to Amazon Prime etc.
Help Our Club
1. Offer help on outside improvement projects such as building shed, yard work

2. Send pictures to Graham (​​) for end of year slideshow

3. Nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the Board. We have time to plan for next Gator season to make it the best yet! 

4. We want to continue to pay our coaches.  Donate to our coaches’ care fund through Venmo: @Cville-Gators

5. Help with admin tasks for next season.  Email for more information and ideas