Volunteers needed for Paws for Cause Walk, Sunday, Oct. 7

Volunteers are needed to support Paws for a Cause, a walk in Fairfax City that benefits Fairfax Pets on Wheels, Inc. FPOW is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing pet visitation to residents of nursing homes and hospitals. They are in need of 2-3 volunteers to help with set-up, staff one of the pit stops

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Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing seeking volunteers

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) provides affordable housing and resident services to about 1360 household living in 14 properties located throughout Arlington County. APAH is conducting a resident customer satisfaction survey regarding the provision of maintenance, leasing, and resident services at its properties. The plan is to survey all leaseholders over a four year

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Help prepare students for the global economy at JA Finance Park

School is back in session in Northern Virginia and  our friends at Junior Achievement Finance Park need your help! Junior Achievement, an organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy, needs more volunteers at Finance Park, conveniently located in Central Fairfax. If you have not been to Finance Park, prepared to be

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Save Nov. 1 for RSVP

RSVP Northern Virginia is planning something big for Nov. 1 at Frying Pan Park in Herndon. If you are 55 or better and want to be part of the largest senior volunteer group around in time for this fun event, please sign up for our next orientation near Herndon  taking place in Reston, Sept.20.  You

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Did We Miss It?

  The deadline for online registration for the 2018 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics has been extended to midnight, Sept. 3. What games are you going to sign up for? Remember you must be 50 to play! If volunteering is your game, please contact Carly at RSVP Northern Virginia at chubicki@Volunteerfairfax.org 30 venues, more than 60

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An Inspiring NVSO story : Joyce Tobias

Each fall our volunteers are inspired  by the folks who take part in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.  This year will be no different. Multi-gold medal winner Joyce Tobias is in training for the 2018 NVSO that takes place September 15-26. Registration for the ’18 games ends Aug. 24 at http://www.nvso.us Joyce and her story

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“Make a difference today for someone who is fighting for their tomorrow,” Jim Kelly.

If you did not see Jim Kelly’s moving speech last night during the ESPY awards on ABC, you should. Below is the video of the speech which is posted on YouTube. Whether it’s “ask not what your country can do for you”  or “I have spoken of a thousand points of light,”  once in a while

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Save the Date : Arlington Cares, July 24

Arlington Cares, celebration of volunteerism, held by Volunteer Arlington, is scheduled to take place a week from today, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association,4301 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington At this free event, Volunteer Arlington will recognize its 2018 award winners as well as community volunteers

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