In Memoriam
Jon Zanin (1980-2007)


Jon, a former co-worker, was a mainstay in Richmond’s art, music, and philanthropy communities. His selfless nature and contagious enthusiasm continues to inspired us to follow his example.

SDS Discovery strongly believes in making the world a better place to live by giving back. By participating in community events; donating time and products to those less fortunate, and by supporting the youth of our community; we believe that SDS Discovery CAN make a difference locally and globally.

SDS to be community–minded and to support local, national and international charities.  Some of the fine organizations that benefit from our team members’ generous commitments include:

Boy Scouts of America – Heart of Virginia Council

The Heart of Virginia Council provides various ways to invest in the youth of our community and as such, their goals are very much in line with Superiors’

Richmond Court Appointed Special Advocates

Richmond Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a program that helps ensure that abused and neglected children live in safe and permanent homes.

The Central Virginia Food bank

The Central Virginia Food Bank (CVFB) feeds the elderly, children, the unemployed, the “working poor”, victims of disaster, the sick, and those in crisis through more than 500 partner agencies. These agencies consist of church pantries, senior centers, day care providers, emergency shelters, Our Kids Cafes, and more.

Special Love, Inc.

Special Love, Inc. is a Mid–Atlantic charity that provides fun, camp–based events for families of children with cancer. Special Love provides not only fun and relaxation, but is also an introduction to a network of support system of other families whose children are undergoing – or have undergone – cancer treatment.

Atlee Booster Club

To promote and encourage the development of student-centered activities in athletics for all Atlee High School students, and provide and supplement resources for the student athletes through the Atlee High School Administration and Athletics Department.

YMCA Seeds of Hope Campaign

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is committed to serving the needs of others through programs such as child care, camp, youth sports, and health and wellness. Your gifts make a difference by keeping the YMCA “Open to All” regardless of financial circumstances.

Henley Street Theater

Our work is with a spirit of boldness and adventure, always aiming for the dynamic and the unexplored. It is in this spirit that we stretch our creative muscles, continue to learn and grow from our experiences, and excite our fellow artists with the challenge of stepping outside of their comfort zones. We believe that theater is an adventure and we want to introduce as many people as possible to this exciting journey of discovery as we can.