Category: Gardening

RSVP Volunteers Make Thanksgiving Brighter in Western Fairfax

Photos by RSVP-Northern Virginia Volunteer Specialist Shannon White Thanks you to the 11 RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers who  took part in an RSVP monthly group service project, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Reston,  supporting Cornerstones’ 2019 Thanksgiving Drive. Volunteers sorted  food for holiday baskets. Cornerstones’ 2019 Thanksgiving Drive served more than 750 families in Fairfax County this

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Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in December and beyond

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist  Happy Holidays!   RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities and events for December   provided by our partners and friends for our RSVP members.   Most are one time events that we hope you will find to be  convenient, fun and provide great opportunities to

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There are still many great volunteer opportunities available for RSVP’ers in November

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist    There is still a good part of November remaining and RSVP and its partners have plenty of social and convenient volunteer opportunities available. Below are a list of some of these  offerings. Not a member of RSVP-Northern Virginia yet? If you are 55 or better, please visit

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Have you read the November RSVP Update?

The new RSVP e-news is out! You can read it by clicking November 2019 RSVP Update This monthly newsletter will keep you up to date on everything RSVP.  It includes a Quick-Click section where you can easily sign up for an upcoming group service project or event. If you are not currently on our email

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Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in November and beyond

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist    Welcome to November! November is a  month during which we express gratitude for our veterans (Veterans Day  is Nov. 11) and then of give thanks on Thanksgiving. RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for November and into holiday season provided by our partners and

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Meet RSVP’s new Volunteer Specialist

RSVP-Northern Virginia is proud to introduce its new volunteer specialist, Shannon White of Alexandria. “We are excited to have Shannon on our team,” said RSVP Program Manager Brandi Morris. “She not only has a wealth of experience in volunteer recruitment and management, she also has a deep understanding of the community’s needs and the critical

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Volunteer Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in October 2019 and beyond

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to September (a few days early)!We hope you had a great summer! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for  September and a little beyond  provided by our partners and friends. Most are one time events that we hope you will find convenient, fun and great opportunities

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Venture into Volunteering 2019 a Success

Thank you to everyone who attended yesterday’s very successful  Venture into Volunteering Fair at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly. Story and photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia. The RSVP-Northern Virginia team enjoyed meeting everyone who visited our booth and chatted with RSVP and other  Volunteer Fairfax  staff including  Volunteer Fairfax Chief Executive  Steve Mutty,

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RSVP Art of Volunteering Seminar in Fairfax, Oct. 17

RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Thursday, Oct. 17, at 1:30  p.m., at the City of Fairfax Regional Library in Fairfax. The one-hour event is free and open to the public.   You can sign up now by clicking Oct 17 RSVP Seminar.  RSVP, the region’s largest

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Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in October 2019 and beyond-Still time to sign up for VolunteerFest

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to October. We hope your autumn is off to a great start! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for October and a little beyond  provided by our partners and friends for our great retired and senior volunteers in Northern Virginia.  Most are one time events that we hope

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September is just getting rolling at RSVP

The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics kicked off its annual two weeks of competition this past weekend with the great support of RSVP volunteers.  It is just the beginning of a busy four weeks full of great RSVP volunteer opportunities.  Thank you everyone for helping! The games continue thru Sept 28 and we still have some

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