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


We serve people of all ages and faith backgrounds throughout southwestern Virginia by offering facilities and a variety of educational, spiritual, and renewal programs designed to nurture people in their spiritual formation and to challenge in a setting that is safe spiritually, emotionally, and physically.

Last summer, no camper was turned away from camp for financial reasons.  This is made possible through generous gifts to our Summer Camp Fund. Within this fund, we have the 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 a gift to contribute to our camp operations and scholarships.   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 and camp operating fees.

The next time you go to Home Depot, Kroger, Lowe's Home Improvement, SAM's Club, Wal-Mart, or nearly any other major chain in our area, you could buy a gift card to donate to the Phoebe Needles Center!  These cards are a great help to us, and they are fully tax deductible for you! Our mailing address is:

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

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

Consider giving beyond your life through a bequest to The Phoebe Needles Center in your will.  Please contact us for more information.

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...

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