Category: profiles

Positive aging starts with volunteering in retirement with RSVP on MLK Day 2020

Realizing the Dream : A seminar on the “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Photos and story by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia  RSVP-Northern Virginia is proud to again celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideals and vision for public service during a special volunteer orientation titled “Realizing the Dream : Volunteering in

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RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers cut fleece to make blankets for veterans during group service project supporting Volunteer Fairfax’s Give Together

Photos by Rob Paine,  RSVP-Northern Virginia Volunteer Outreach and Marketing Specialist  Thank you to our  RSVP volunteers who participated in an RSVP group service project, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020,   in support of Volunteer Fairfax‘s upcoming Give Together event taking place Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.

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First RSVP-Northern Virginia Lunch & Learn of 2020 features positive aging expert Steve Gurney

RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to thank  Steve Gurney, founder of the Positive Aging SourceBook, for speaking at our first RSVP Lunch and Learn of 2020, Thursday,  Jan. 9, sponsored by The Mather in Tysons, Va. Gurney is regarded as one of the  leading experts in the region on positive aging and senior living choices. Gurney’s

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MLK National Day of Service & RSVP Lunch & Learn Spotlighted in January

Click here to sign up now to volunteer with RSVP Volunteers at Volunteer Fairfax’s Give Together on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2020 By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist  Happy New Year! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities and events for January 2020  provided by our partners and friends

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RSVP-Northern Virginia Lunch and Learn features senior living expert Steve Gurney, Jan. 9, at The Mather in Tysons

  Spaces are still available for special RSVP Lunch & Learn, Jan. 9, sponsored by The Mather in Tysons Corner with Steve Gurney, founder of the Positive Aging SourceBook Pre-registration is required for this event. For complete  information on this event and to register, please visit  RSVP Lunch and Learn Have questions about what is trending

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Variety of opportunities in store for RSVP’ers in January

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist  Happy New Year! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities and events for January 2020  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’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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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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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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