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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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
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia As we near the end of the month, we would like to take a final look at our successful November RSVP group service project and meet and greet at Frying Pan Farm, November 1, in Herndon. For information and to register for our next RSVP Monthly Group
“Seeing how some residents’ faces light up when they see Olive is amazing, it’s so freeing,” Martin says, as he describes how rewarding volunteering with Pets on Wheels is.
Thank you to everyone who attended Carly’s RSVP NOVA info session for new volunteers in Burke Centre earlier this week. For those who live in Alexandria or in the nearby Mount Vernon section of Fairfax County, Carly will be holding another free seminar on senior volunteerism, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 10:30 AM to 11:30