The Network Doctor RVA in conjunction with REAP (Richmond Entrepreneur Assistance Program) through their Director Karen Hannon met with Amy Lacey to discuss the possibility of creating a concept about Kindness, from that meeting “A Movement about Intentional Kindness” started with the focus in bringing Kindness to everybody’s heart by mailing out 1 Million Kindness Cards around the World, Children in Hospitals, Seniors in Nursing Homes, our Iraqui Heroes or just your loved ones across the country as well as bringing many non profits together to bring awareness to Disabilities from mental to wheel chairs. In a time of Crisis and Negativity, Kindness conquers!
Who Is Amy?
Amy Lacey is the award-winning co-anchor of 8News at 5 & 8News at 5:30, which earned the RTDNA regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast in 2016.
Amy was recognized by the Associated Press (AP) as 2014 Best News Anchor of the Year, Virginia & West Virginia. She was also recognized by the AP as Best News Anchor in the Commonwealth for both 2011 and 2013. In 2016, Amy received the prestigious RTDNA national Kaleidoscope Award for excellence in reporting on diversity for ‘Living Transgender in RVA.’ This series, which covers challenges faced by members of Richmond’s transgender population and their hopes for the future, also received a 2016 AP Award in the Best Documentary/In-Depth Reporting category.
For her work to raise awareness about children in Virginia’s foster system, Amy received the UMFS Child Advocate Guardian Award in 2014. The nonprofit Here2Hear acknowledged her efforts to bring attention to issues impacting Richmond’s deaf and hard of hearing community with its 2016 Advocacy Award. In 2017, Amy was named a ‘Kindness Ambassador’ by the nonprofit REAP for her outreach in the community.