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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Northern Virginia Family Service has a fun volunteer opportunity for next weekend.  Volunteers are needed on Friday, May 25 from 5:00-7:00 p. m. to load up merchandise at the Clock Tower Thrift shop in Centreville for the their yard sale on Saturday, May 26 at the SERVE Shelter. Volunteers can select any of these shifts on Saturday: …

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Reclaim Kindness: Do More 24 This Thursday, May 17

By Rosie Allen-Herring  On Thursday, May 17, more than 270 Prince William County nonprofits will join other organizations throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to take part in United Way of the National Capital Area’s Do More 24.  This is the region’s largest online giving day, expected to raise nearly $2 million for local nonprofits. Budget cuts and changes to the …

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PWC Bar Association’s Law Day Programs

In honor of Law Day, the PWC Bar Association is implementing several programs to benefit senior citizens, elementary school children and local not-for-profit organizations.  Law Day is celebrated on May 1 each year to mark the nation’s commitment to the rule of law. Senior Citizens Programs:  The PWC Bar will host two educational seminars at each of the area’s senior …

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Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Establishes Environment Fund

Provided by Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Thanks to an anonymous donor, we recently established the Environment Fund. The mission of the Environment Fund is to protect, restore and improve the natural environment of Northern Virginia, thereby enhancing the health and quality of life of its citizens and the economy of the region. Fund Goals Support and encourage collaboration among nonprofits, …

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NOVA Veterans Host Spring Fun Fundraiser

Northern Virginia Veterans Association hosted a Spring Fun Fundraiser on April 15. In addition to live entertainment and a live auction, guests included Senator Jeremy McPike of the 29th District and former Delegate Rich Anderson of the 51st House District. Also in attendance were NOVA Veterans’s partners VITAS Healthcare, Senior Caring Service of NOVA, and Diana Paguaga of DeSeguros, LLC …

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Project Mend-A-House Event Helps Dreams Come True

By Emma Young Project Mend-A-House’s 2018 Art, Wine, and All That Jazz fundraiser brought out celebrities, community leaders, politicians, artists, board members and volunteers to an evening filled with moving jazz performances, art displays, and recognition of Project Mend-A-House’s critical work. Guests began the star-studded evening mingling at Lorton’s Workhouse Arts Center, enjoying an extravaganza of hand-prepared hors d’oeuvres, and …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William You’re invited to the Out of the Darkness Community Walks planning meeting on Friday, May 18, 6:00-8:00 p. m. at Centerfuse in Manassas. There are lots of ways you can help them further their mission of Suicide Prevention. Please email Ellen at [email protected] to learn more. The Manassas Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

  The Manassas Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to teach crafts to the members of the center each week.  Come share your love of knitting, crocheting, painting, ceramics and such with others. Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 for more info.  They also would love a volunteer to teach Sign Language class as well.  It’s a great way …

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Burpees for A21

Human trafficking is awful, and unfortunately it happens everywhere, even here in the D.C. area.   Woodbridge Fit Body Boot Camp is partnering with A21, an organization that works to free people from the bonds of slavery. A21 received the Mother Teresa award in 2017. We want to help make a positive impact in the world. Here’s how you can …

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May is National Military Appreciation Month and National Bike Month

Serve Our Willing Warriors (SOWW), a non-profit organization based in Haymarket, is holding an Inaugural Warrior Bike Ride on Sunday, Mary 6. The event is being presented by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and is in partnership with The Farm Brewery at Broad Run and Haymarket Bicycles. The event has raised over $50,000 to support wounded, ill and injured service members and their …

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