Volunteer Prince William – Call to Action

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  • Good morning Prince William – Leesylvania State Park invites you to their Harvest Crafts Food Drive event on Saturday November 15th– 11am to 3pm.  Bring a canned or boxed food item for the ACTS food pantry and learn how to create festive crafts out of the gifts of nature.  Please call (703) 583-6904 to learn more.
  • Prince William Soil & Water Conservation is looking for volunteers to manage their education program.  Tasks include preparing and maintaining the learning capsules.  There are also opportunities to present their environment program in local schools or at community events.  Please call Andrea at (571) 379-7514 to learn more.
  • The RSVP Volunteer Program is looking for a volunteer to help in the office during traditional business hours.  It’s a fun office but it is on the second floor.  Please call Coleen at (571) 292-5307 to learn more
  • America Recycles Day is November 15th – come learn all the ways to help our environment and take the pledge at: americarecyclesday.org.- and you may win a park bench made of recycled plastic bottles. Please call Deborah at (703) 792-5328 to learn more.
  • Cheers to House of Mercy for their ever increasing reach of food and clothing to needy families.  Thanks to a volunteer, they have just completed a comprehensive analysis of how far away families in need come to them.  You can help by donating, food, clothing and monetary donations to them throughout the year. Please email Ann at:help@houseofmercyva.org to learn more about their services and how you can be part of the solution.
  • Area Agency on Aging needs a volunteer to converse with a lovely lady from Afghanistan who speaks Dari.  She’s lonely and can’t participate in the activities.  Please call Daphne at (5714) 792-7155 to learn more.
  • Ho, Ho, Ho – Christmas is right around the corner and we are in full swing with our Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift Program for needy kids.  If you would like to sponsor a child at Christmas I can provide you their name, age and two toy wishes so you can be a special Santa to a kid.  Please visit my website at: volunteerprincewilliam.org and fill out a donor form for me.  You will have a blast.  I’m already stockpiling Frozen characters because I’ve been told that’s the hot item.
  • Area Agency on Aging is looking for a volunteer to teach a beginner’s Spanish class one day a week on either on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday for an hour or so in the middle of the day at the Manassas Senior Center.  They would also love a volunteer to teach a basic computer class.  Please call Melodee at (703) 792-4583 to learn more.
  • Brain Injury Services needs a volunteer who can visit a client from Kenya. What a nice way to share your interest in East African culture with another.  Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.
  • Hogar Immigrant Services is looking for volunteers to help assist eligible legal residents complete their citizenship applications on Saturday mornings each month at their Manassas office.  Please call Sabra at (571) 208-1572 ext. 102 to learn more
  • Beacon Adult Literacy needs volunteer tutors to teach conversation or computer literacy to ESL students in the Manassas area on Monday mornings.  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 www.lvapw.org to learn more.
  • Mark your calendars for Saturday November 22nd for the BARN’s 16th Annual Festival of Trees Ball. This year’s event is at the Hilton Washington Dulles and includes dinner, dancing, auctions.  Please visit their website: barninc.org for more info.
  • 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 at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org.  Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

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