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House of Mercy presents the 8th Annual “Shoes for Kids”

Provided by House of Mercy The Eighth Annual “Shoes for Kids” Project, with LOTS of help from public donors, hopes to ensure that the majority of the client children between the ages of 4 -17 years (approximately 1,200 children) who have received aid from House of Mercy (HOM) will get a new pair of shoes of their choice. This will …

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Azalea Charities Announces New Board Members and Goal to Raise $5 Million

Provided by Azalea Charities Azalea Charities held its Annual Meeting earlier this spring, setting the stage for the coming year. Highlighting the meeting was the announcement of four new Board members. Joining the Board of Azalea Charities are Karl Loehle, Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch; Lynn Kerr; Chase Primas-Hailey, Chase Communications; and Crystal Zinn. Frank Lasch, Azalea Charities founder and Chairman of the …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William The SERVE campus of Northern Virginia Family Service is in Urgent need of volunteers on Wednesday, June 28th, from 9:00 a. m.-1:00p. m. and 1:00-4:00 p. m. to help warehouse staff take a complete inventory of food and supplies in the 8,000 square foot warehouse. Up to 15 volunteers are needed each shift. Volunteers must be …

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Bedrock YOGA to Participate in Virginia Yoga Week

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will be participating in Virginia Yoga Week June 11-18, 2017. During Virginia Yoga Week, bedrock YOGA will offer free classes and classes for $5.00. For more information on bedrock YOGA’s participation in Virginia Yoga Week, visit bedrockyoga.net/vayogaweek.html. Join us on Sunday, June 18 at the Harris Pavilion in Historic Downtown Manassas from 9:00-10:15 a. …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

Provided by Volunteer Prince William Hello Prince William – You don’t want to miss this!  Join in the fun with Super Hero Bunco Game Night on Friday June 30th, 5:30-9:00 p.  m. at the Wellington Community Center.  Sure to be a blast to support all the great programs at Project Mend A House.  Please call Liz at (571) 264-9228 to …

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Woodbridge Resident Featured in People Magazine

Woodbridge, Virginia- Local resident Christopher Baity, founder of Semper K9 Assistance Dogs, has been featured in People Magazine’s June 19th issue. Baity, an OEF/OIF USMC combat veteran and military working dog handler, founded Semper K9 in 2014 with his wife, Amanda. Together, with the help of almost 100 volunteers, they operate the 501(c)(3) rescuing dogs and custom training them to …

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Giant champions post-secondary education for region’s students with $50,000 in annual scholarships

Provided by Giant Food Giant Food of Landover, Md., announced the 2017 recipients of the Izzy Cohen Memorial Scholarship and the Esther Peterson Memorial Grant. The winners represent a variety of high schools and colleges in the Mid-Atlantic region and were selected based on academic merit, association with Giant Food, school and community service. The scholarships, which total $50,000, will …

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Fashion Show to Benefit Carried to Full Term this Friday, June 9

Provided by All Things Writing, LLC Enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. Empowering Eve of NOVA will hold a Mother-Daughter Fashion Show at Jirani Coffee House to benefit Carried to Full Term, a local nonprofit with a mission to provide housing for pregnant women in crisis. Mothers and daughters will be decked out in Matilda Jane clothing …

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“U” is for Undies Drive-thru Donation Event is June 8

Provided by House of Mercy House of Mercy on the Manassas/Gainesville border (8170 Flannery Ct, Manassas) is hosting a day-long “drive-thru” on Thursday, June 8 “Do More 24” Day. People will purchase a new package of underwear, any type, any size, any gender, and drive through the parking lot on June 8 to throw them into a big bin. There …

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