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Build-A-House for Project Mend-A-House

Provided by Project Mend-A-House Enter our PMAH Build-A-House contest! Build a Popsicle House and help support PMAH! Houses will be judged at our Taste of the Town fundraiser in October. You can build a house, a cabin, a garage, a barn, etc.  This year’s theme is “Love Begins at Home.” Use your imagination and have fun! Entries will be judged on …

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Taste of the Town: Home Sweet Home Dinner

Provided by Project Mend-A-House It’s time for our Annual TASTE OF THE TOWN:  Home Sweet Home Dinner!  This year’s event will be held on Oct. 24 at 6:30 p. m. at the VFW Post 1503, 14371 Minnieville Road, Dale City.  This event raises funds that are critical in helping Project Mend-A-House to fulfill its mission of providing free home repairs …

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Art, Wine and All That Jazz

With your support, we will improve the lives of our clients in a myriad of ways. You will make a real difference in the life of vulnerable seniors, veterans and people with disabilities and help some of our community’s most at-risk residents remain safely and independently in their homes, living confident, enriched lives. We hope you will attend this star-studded …

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Dionne Warwick and Jerry Mathers Headline Star-Studded Project Mend-A-House Fundraiser

By Emma Young Five-time Grammy-winning singer Dionne Warwick and television and stage actor Jerry Mathers headline 2018’s Art, Wine, and All That Jazz Celebrity Awards Gala, benefitting Manassas-based Project Mend-A-House (PMAH). The April 28 fundraiser, held at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, includes celebrity meet and greet, awards gala, live musical performances, and fully catered food stations throughout. “It is …

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Project Mend-A-House: Restoring Homes, Health and Hearts

By Jennifer Lazzo Local nonprofit Project Mend-A-House (PMAH) provides area residents who are elderly, disabled or low-income with minor repairs and safety modifications to their homes as well as education on fall prevention, independent living and other life skills. It all started in 1984 when Lily Blackwell, a Meals on Wheels volunteer, delivered a meal to a person’s house that was almost uninhabitable, spurring her to …

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Caring Connections: Improving the Lives of Seniors Through Holistic Care

By Jennifer Lazzo Project Mend-A-House (PMAH) is rolling out a new healthy living program designed to provide seniors with in-home visits and transportation for wellness and quality-of-life needs. Called Caring Connections, the program will be run by volunteers under the direction of a retired social worker (LCSW) who will work with George Washington University nursing students completing their community health …

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Project Mend-A-House Volunteer Awards

Provided by Project Mend-A-House The Board of Directors and staff of Project Mend-A-House (PMAH) hosted their 17th annual Taste of the Town event at the Dale City VFW Post 1503. PMAH awarded Supervisor John Jenkins with the Lily Blackwell Lifetime Community Service Award for his more than 40 years of service to the Prince William Community.  Tom Joseph won the …

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Registration Now Open for Navigating the Caregiving Journey

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Registration to participate in Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family caregivers with resources and knowledge, is now open. This conference will feature educational sessions every hour throughout the day as well as an Exhibit Hall where attendees will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with representatives from many local organizations that offer …

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Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Awards Grants

Provided by Community Foundation for Northern Virginia The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia announced the winners of its 2017 Community Investment Grants today.  The largest and most competitive discretionary grant cycle managed by the Community Foundation and one of the largest pools of funds supporting broad-based giving in the Northern Virginia region, the grants fund organizations which provide support in …

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Community Pulls Together To Aid Decorated Vietnam Veteran

Provided by Project Mend-a-House Mr. Ernest F (last name omitted for privacy reasons) is a disabled Vietnam veteran who served his country with selflessness and bravery. As an airborne trooper, he earned two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star in combat. Mr. F. was referred to Project Mend-A-House (PMAH) because he was having trouble keeping up his house and there …

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