The Phoebe Needles Center
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The Phoebe Needles Center Needs Your help and Donations





We Need Your Help

Contribute to Our Scholarship Fund

Last summer no camper was turned away from camp for financial reasons.  This is made possible through generous gifts to our Alaina Mentkow Summer Camp Scholarship Fund that we use to help out where there is a need. 

This year please prayerfully consider making a gift to a camper that will last a lifetime. Give the gift of a scholarship.   A full scholarship for summer camp is $460.00.  However, a gift of any size is always welcome.  Every dollar raised is applied to camper fees. 

Please send your contribution to the Center today or use our paypal button at the top of the page.



Or you may send a check to:
The Phoebe Needles Center
732 Turners Creek Road
Callaway, Virginia  24067-5814


The Bishop Light Fund

The Bishop Light Fund was established in 2005 to honor A. Heath Light, Fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. Bishop Light served the diocese from 1979-1996. We honor him for his dynamic character, warmth and genuine love for the people he has served throughout his ministry. This fund is established for the purpose of funding new and ongoing ministry at the Phoebe Needles Center. Learn more...


Gift Cards

You can help out by buying a gift card, and donating it to the Center, the next time you go to The Home Depot, Kroger, Lowe's Home Improvement, SAM's Club, Wal-Mart or nearly any other major chain in our area.  These cards are a great help to us, and fully tax deductible for you! Our mailing address is:

The Phoebe Needles Center
732 Turners Creek Road
Callaway, Virginia 24067-5814

Corporate Matching Gifts Program

We currently receive donations from a few donors who double their giving to the Center through a corporate matching gifts program.  We currently receive gifts from Wachovia, GE and Prudential.  The next time you make a contribution to the Center, please check to see if your business has a matching gifts program.  It’s a great way to double your giving to the Center at no extra cost to you!

Bequests and Planned Gifts

Consider giving beyond your life through a bequest to The Phoebe Needles Center in your will.  Please contact the executive director, John H. Heck, for more information.


Did you know when you shop on Amazon, you can contribute to a charitable organization like the Phoebe Needles Center?

By making your Amazon purchase through, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Phoebe Needles Center! Amazon and AmazonSmile are the same products and same services. AmazonSmile allows you to help the Phoebe Needles Center.

When you login with your Amazon account at, you can select the Phoebe Needles Center as your Spotlight Charity. Then, 0.5% of your purchases will be donated to the Phoebe Needles Center! Unfortunately, the Amazon mobile app does not currently support Amazon Smile; however, you can make the purchase via mobile at on your phone’s browser app! You may click the following link for more information: About AmazonSmile




"And there shall be a portion that you shall set apart, with a sanctuary in the middle of it."  Ezekiel 48.8