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Local group spreading love on Valentine’s day with RVAbiscuitLOVE for homeless

Posted at 6:38 PM, Feb 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-11 18:41:32-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Valentine’s Day is just days away and thanks to a local group some homeless people in the Richmond Community will have free meals.

This year the group RVAvdayLOVE is bringing biscuits & gravy to the homeless and hungry in Monroe Park with RVAbiscuitLove.

The group has been accepting donations and will hold a pop up brunch in Monroe Park this Sunday on Valentine’s Day.

Guests will be seated and served biscuits and gravy thanks to donations by local company’s including, Early Bird Biscuit Company, Talley’s, Pasture, Saison, and Ms. Girlees, and The Camel.

The pop up brunch will also feature live music.

“We don’t want to just set-up shop and start handing out biscuits - we want it to be an experience,” said Larkin Garbee, RVAbiscuitLOVE organizer.

Attendees will also receive a Valentine’s card made by local Richmond students, a care package with hygiene items, and winter clothing will be handed out.

This is the third year RVAvdayLOVE is putting together an event for Valentine’s Day.

In 2014, they held RVAcoffeeLOVE, when a group of Richmonders encouraged the spread of love on Valentine’s Day with coffee. Then in 2015, they held RVApancakeLOVE with a pancake breakfast at the Broadberry, raising $2,000 for FeedMore.

If you would like to volunteer for the event or help prep for the event, you can sign-up online here.

The event will be held in Monroe Park on February 14, from 11:30am-3pm. You can donate winter clothes at three drop-off locations, 804RVA, Strangeways Brewing, and Center of the Universe Brewing Company.