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Provided by Volunteer Prince William

·         Good morning Prince William – SERVE continues to have an urgent need for volunteer groups to prepare dinner on weeknights to the residents of the 92 bed family shelter.  Volunteer must provide the ingredients and prepare it for a 5pm meal.  You can use their lovely kitchen or bring dinner in.  This is the perfect way to share with a family in need.  Please call Jan at (571) 748-2621 to learn more.

·         BARN Transitional Housing needs help and support to purchase Christmas gifts for the families living in their lovely facility.  This includes both kids and mom.  Please call Tammy at (703) 369-1325 for all the specifics.

·         Project Mend a House needs volunteers to help with minor home repair projects for elderly, disabled and low income families.  Come share your handy hands and spirit.  Please call (703) 792-7663 to learn more.

·         Volunteer Prince William is collecting new coats and jackets for children age birth to 12 yrs. old.  Please consider buying an extra coat for a child while you are out shopping.  You can drop these off at our office in Manassas at 9248 center Street, or the United Bank at 10830 Balls Ford Road or the Columbus Grill at 8349 Centreville Road and Mackey’s American Pub on Main Street in Old Town Manassas.  Thanks for keeping a child warm this winter.

·         Catholic Charities has an urgent need for 20 volunteers to teach English and computer skills at their Manassas office.  Classes are held MondayThursday at 9am, 6pm, and 7:30pm or Saturdays at 10am.  Please email them at: to learn more.

·         Beacon Adult Literacy needs volunteer tutors to teach conversation or computer literacy to ESL students in the Manassas area.  Please call Caroline at (703) 368-7491 to learn more.

·         Literacy Volunteers is gearing up for their next volunteer training On January 17th.  Come learn all the skills you need to help another adult reach their life goals.  You do not need any prior experience.  This is one person helping another.  Please call (703) 670-5702 or visit to learn more.

·         Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center needs volunteers to help with the silent auction and decoration committees for the big 15th Annual Winter dance on February 21st.  Please email Robin to learn more.

·         If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William.  Coleen can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 207, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like.  Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 201, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 202.  Please visit our newly re-vamped website  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.


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