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RSVP Supports 2020 MLK National Day of Service

RSVP-Northern Virginia  took part in Martin Luther King Jr .National Day of Service events organized by both Volunteer Fairfax and Volunteer Arlington, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020,  making it “A Day On, Not a Day Off.” Photos and story by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia (except where noted) RSVP would like to thank all of our volunteers

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Why do they RSVP?

  Are you 55 or better, living in Northern Virginia and  looking for volunteer experiences that are healthy, social, fun and convenient? Take a look at this 60 second video and find out why so many seniors and retirees in Northern Virginia are joining RSVP. For more info or to sign up for one of

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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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RSVP-Northern Virginia to hold “Art of Volunteering in Retirement” seminar in McLean, Feb. 3

RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,”  Monday, Feb. 3, 2020,  at 10:30  a.m., at the Arleigh Burke Pavilion at the  Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean. The one-hour event is free and open to the public.   RSVP, the region’s largest volunteer network for those 55-years-old or

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Help JA spread financial literacy at Finance Park ; Several volunteer shifts available in January and in February

It’s back to school at JA Finance Park in Fairfax this month. 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 January and February at Finance Park, conveniently located in Central Fairfax. If you have not been to Finance Park, prepared

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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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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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