Category: Making a difference

RSVP’s Hawaiian Holiday Sing-Along at Insight Memory Care

RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers lead by Carol Leonlani Takafuji and the The Hawai‘i State Society of Washington, D.C. ʻUkulele Hui spread holiday cheer at the Insight Memory Care Center in Fairfax, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. The  event was one of RSVP’s December group service projects. The band and RSVP volunteers sang holiday carols with participants at

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RSVP-Northern Virginia to hold Art of Volunteering Seminar, Jan. 15

Make Friday The 13th your lucky day and sign up for RSVP-Northern Virginia’s free Art of Volunteering in Retirement seminar. RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at 10:30  a.m., at new Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter. The one-hour event is free and open to the

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Thank you RSVP volunteers for making a difference!

Photos by RSVP-Northern Virginia Volunteer Specialist Shannon White and RSVP Program Manager Brandi Morris. Thank you to our RSVP volunteers who took part in one of our December group service projects , Wednesday,  Dec. 11, 2019, at Volunteer Fairfax headquarters in the City of Fairfax. Six volunteers assembled more than 150 food power packs that

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Meet Volunteer Alexandria’s Alexandria RSVP-Northern Virginia Volunteer of the Year

RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to congratulate Mary Kay Wallk, who  last week was named Volunteer Alexandria’s 2019 RSVP-Northern Virginia Volunteer of the Year. Mary Kay regularly volunteers with Community Lodgings, a nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless and low-income families through a variety of affordable and transitional housing options. Community Lodgings also  offers youth education programs

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Learn about the importance of senior volunteerism on iHeart Radio

RSVP-Northern Virginia was featured on our local DC Area iHeart radio stations Sunday as part of iHeart’s community affairs series.  In case you missed it, would like to listen to the show again or if you would like to share this short program with friends, please click here RSVP on iHeart Community.  RSVP-Northern Virginia Program

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RSVP on iHeart, Sunday, Dec. 8

RSVP-Northern Virginia will be featured on our local DC Area iHeart radio stations Sunday morning, Dec. 8, as part of iHeart’s community affairs series. The program will run at 6:00 am on 97.1 WASH, 98.7 WMZQ, HOT 99-5, and at 7:00 am on Big 100 and DC101. Rob Paine will be interviewing  RSVP-Northern Virginia Program Manager Brandi

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RSVP supports Holiday Carriage rides at Reston Town Center

Photos by RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer Christine Gill RSVP would like to send a big thank you to all the RSVP’ers who volunteered at the Reston Town Center’s carriage ride event November 29.  You will have one more opportunity to help spread the holiday cheer in Reston with RSVP on the weekend of Dec. 21 and

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Senior Volunteer Jim Waller makes a difference

We are pleased to tell you that the  RSVP-Northern Virginia  podcast has returned after a short hiatus.  Our newest podcast features an interview with RSVP volunteer Jim Waller of Fairfax. To listen to RSVP’s Rob Paine interview Jim please click RSVP Volunteer Podcast.  Also featured in this podcast is Amy Tristan, volunteer and outreach coordinator

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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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RSVP-Northern Virginia to hold Art of Volunteering Seminar in Falls Church, Jan. 15

RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at 10:30  a.m., at new Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter. The one-hour event is free and open to the public.   You can register for this free event online by clicking  RSVP Jan. 15, 2020 Art of Volunteering

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