Tag: In the News

The staff RSVP-Northern Virginia wishes you a Happy Holiday Season!

Brandi, Tina, Shannon and Rob would like to with everyone a very happy holiday season. We would also  like to thank all of our volunteers and partners for all their great work. Thanks to you sharing your time, talents and ideas, our community is a better place in so many ways. Thank you and have a

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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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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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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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The December RSVP E-News has been published

The December-Holiday season edition of the RSVP Update has been published.  The newsletter if full of great holiday volunteer opportunities available to all RSVP volunteers.  You can read the full newsletter by clicking December RSVP E-News If you have a friend who is 55 or better and does not know about RSVP, please share the

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Happy Thanksgiving from RSVP-Northern Virginia

The staff of RSVP-Northern Virginia  would like to wish all of its volunteers, sponsors and partners a very happy and safe Thanksgiving.  We are very thankful for all the wonderful volunteers that donate their  time and talents to make Northern Virginia  such a great community to live in. Thank you for everything you do and

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