Volunteer Opportunities in Prince William

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  • Here’s a huge Cheers to the FH Furr Coat Drive for needy children.  Coats for ages birth to 12yrs old are needed to keep kids warm.  You may drop off the coats to any United Bank in our community, the Kelly Leadership Center, Battlefield Garden Center and of course Volunteer Prince William.  Please call Mary at (703) 369-5292-ext. 4 with any questions.
  • Coat Drive – I have one special family that needs a boy’s size 14-16, girl’s size large, women’s large and men’s large.  Please call me if you can help this family – (703) 369-5292 ext. 4
  • Ho, Ho, Ho – The Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift Program is underway- sponsors are needed to provide holiday gifts to needy children in the community.  We provide the child’s name, age and their 2 wishes from Santa.  Please visit our website at: volunteerprincewilliam.org to adopt a child.
  • The Hilda Barg Homeless Prevention Center needs supplies and basics for their residents such as shower curtains, winter coats, scarves, gloves and socks for adults and children, plus size clothing, bus tokens, winter boots for all as well as underwear, bath towels and blankets.  Items can be dropped off at the shelter on Route 1 in Woodbridge or give Pam a call at (571) 748-2537 for more info.
  • 2015 Greater Manassas Veterans Day Parade on Saturday November 7th needs volunteers beginning at 7am for orientation at the American Legion Post 10 on Cockrell Road, Manassas.  Everything wraps up by 12:30.  Please email Russ at: russ@keatinghome.com if you can help with this wonderful event.
  • Keep Prince William Beautiful needs volunteers on October 31st for a shredding event at both landfill locations and on November 4th for their fun litter survey event.  Please call Claudia at (571) 285-3772 to learn more.
  • Prince William Soil & Water needs volunteers on Thursday November 12th for their meaningful watershed experience program for a third grade class. This promises to be a hoot.  Please email Alysha at education@pwswcd.org to learn more.
  • The VETS Program of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers age 55+ to drive veterans and/or their spouses to their doctors’ appointments.  Most of these appointments are local.  They especially have a need in the Gainesville, Bristow and Haymarket area.  They also have a very special lady with a spinal injury who needs to get to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland.  Please call Coleen at (571) 292-5307 to learn more about these vets and how you can give them the ride they need.
  • Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to get the brand new ReStore ready to go.  Tasks include flooring, painting, carpentry and others as well to get ready for the opening in late November.  Please visit their website at: habitatpwc.org for all the specifics and to register for any of these fun events or email Tammy at: volunteer@habitatpwc.org
  • Nominate your volunteers!  The 2016 Virginia Governor’s Volunteerism & Community Service Awards Program is open for you to nominate your wonderful volunteers.  It’s really easy to do right online at: vavolunteerismawards.org.  The deadline for nominations is December 16, 2015 so you have a little time but don’t forget to do it.
  • Saved Hands Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with marketing, admin tasks and grant writing.  Please call Pamela at (571) 572-9013 to learn more.
  • Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services needs volunteer teachers at their Woodbridge location.  Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-9pm.  No experience needed as materials and training provided.  Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.
  • Pathway Homes in Woodbridge needs volunteers as friendly visitors and to help out in their group homes for individuals with intellectual disabilities.  Please call Abigail at (703) 876-0390 to learn more about these activities.
  • Neighbors in Need are looking for volunteer help in the office answering the phones and other admin duties during daytime hours.  Please email Mrs. Cahill at: helping@neighborsinneedpwc.bpweb.com 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. 1, 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. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3.  Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org.  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.


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