Tag: helping others

Shelley Brosnan : A Champion of Volunteerism

Photos and story by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia  You don’t have to sell Shelley Brosnan on the concept that volunteers make a difference. She’s seen it first-hand. Shortly after becoming a member of RSVP-Northern Virginia three years ago, the retired senior business administrator was staffing an outreach table at the annual 50+ Expo held in

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RSVP-Northern Virginia is seeking a Volunteer Specialist

Would you like to join the RSVP-Northern Virginia team?  RSVP-Northern Virginia, a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteers Alexandria, is seeking a volunteer specialist. RSVP-Northern Virginia is the largest and fastest growing  volunteer program for those 55 or better in the region and offers a free personalized matching service to individuals 55 or

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RSVP-Northern Virginia at OLLI-Mason

RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to thank all of the members of The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University who attended “The Value and Benefits of Volunteering in Retirement” held last Friday at OLLI’s Tallwood campus in Fairfax. This special seminar hosted at OLLI-Mason was a joint project produced by RSVP-Northern Virginia and Fairfax

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RSVP Volunteers Spread the Love in Falls Church

Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia Love was in the air today at Chesterbrook Residences in Falls Church as close to 50 volunteers made almost 400 Valentine’s Day cards and care packages for local seniors during RSVP-Northern Virginia’s second annual Valentine’s Meet and Greet. The RSVP team would like to thank all of

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RSVP Partner Close-Up : Cornerstones

Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia “The reason I love RSVP volunteers is because you guys have the work ethic and you have the life experience and the understanding; you know that everything is not black and white, there is a lot of grey. You bring that welcomed experience and knowledge from not

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RSVP-Northern Virginia and MLK National Day of Service 2019

Thank you to all the wonderful RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers who helped make events taking place in and around Monday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service a big success. As RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria, our volunteers and staff were mobilized to MLK Day weekend projects

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February Volunteer Opportunities at JA Finance Park in Fairfax via RSVP

Junior Achievement, an organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy, has just released its list of volunteer openings for February at Finance Park, conveniently located in Central Fairfax. If you have not been to Finance Park, prepared to be wowed. The facility is impressive and its mission is even more awe

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Nominations Sought for Fairfax RSVP- Northern Virginia Volunteer of the Year

It’s awards season! From the Golden Globes to the Oscars, outstanding artists are being recognized for their great work. Locally, RSVP-Northern Virginia sponsors’ Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria recognize those who excel in the art of making a difference: our volunteers. This week Volunteer Fairfax opened nominations for the 2019 Fairfax County Volunteer

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Moving Day for RSVP – Northern Virginia

Today the moving truck pulled up to the old bungalow on 10530 Page Avenue in the City of Fairfax, as the headquarters of  RSVP-Northern Virginia along with the headquarters of RSVP’s host and one of its  partner programs/sponsors, Volunteer Fairfax, were moved to  new offices, further down the street  at 10700 Page Avenue in the

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Thank You December Monthly Group Service Project Volunteers!

RSVP – Northern Virginia would like to thank all the volunteers who took part in our RSVP Monthly Group Service Project at Cornerstones in Reston last week! Our volunteers helped prepare donated gifts that were distributed the next day,  part of Cornerstones’ annual “Gifts for Kids” Drive. In photo at top of post, from left,

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RSVP on iHeart – You can listen here!

Are you or  is someone you know nearing retirement and wondering “What am I going to do with the rest of my life?” Listen to RSVP-Northern Virginia‘s Carly Hubicki and RSVP volunteer engagement leader Ken Kozloff talk about how RSVP can help answer this big question during their appearance  on Sunday’s  iHeartMedia DC/Baltimore public affairs program.

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