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A Successful Year at the CDF Auction

Thank you to everyone who contributed, donated and purchased items at this year’s Communication Disorders Foundation auction. Your donations were eye-catching and truly appreciated. This year the CDF raised $6530, which can only be done with SHAV members participation and enthusiasm. We appreciate the University gift baskets that increase the auction proceeds, and the special talents of all the gifted people who contributed personal arts and crafts. Every gift, every bid, and every purchase is reworked to benefit student scholarships. The new CDF mascot, ClaraTee continues the tradition set forth by her predecessor, Verbalina. Clara Tee was auctioned off this year to Andrea Brewer, a CDF Trustee and past CDF scholarship recipient. Thank you all who participated in the social networking, the silent and live auction bidding and the members who donated to the CDF auction.


Our mission

The mission of the Communication Disorders Foundation of Virginia is to serve as a non-profit organization of volunteers who support the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology through fundraising for scholarships awarded to students in Virginia's communication sciences and disorders programs, and to support achievement and honor excellence in student and colleague accomplishments. Since 1990, we have awarded over $97,000 to students in the Commonwealth.

OUR History


The Foundation began in 1985 as a committee of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV) with the purpose of raising and awarding scholarship funds for graduate studies in the field of communication disorders.  A year later, it was established as an independent foundation with a Board of Trustees and 501(c) (3) status.


Find out about more about the foundation, our mission, our methods, and the results of our decades of advocacy.

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We are dependent on donations of  money, time and talents to carry out our mission.  Are you ready to help?

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