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
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
Thanks to RSVP Northern Virginia you can easily choose from dozens of holiday volunteer opportunities available through our partner agencies and nonprofits conveniently located throughout Northern Virginia by reading the 2018-19 Holiday Volunteering Guide Whether it is making sure children in need have holiday gifts and food in Alexandria or if it’s helping out a carriage
The Historic Sites Volunteer Corps is looking for volunteers to help with a landscape clean-up at Lane’s Mill, Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Located at the confluence of two streams, this cultural site is at risk of further damage by flood waters. Clearing the overgrowth and invasive plants will help the
Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia RSVP Northern Virginia helped Celia Boertlein find her niche. Celia, honored in October as Volunteer Alexandria’s RSVP Volunteer of the Year, says she found out about RSVP while volunteering with New Hope Housing. “I got involved with RSVP through New Hope Housing initially and found that RSVP
This year, courtesy of the new RSVP Northern Virginia Volunteer Photography Corps, which consisted of 17 volunteer photographers from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University, the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics enjoyed unparalleled photo coverage in addition to the great work it regularly receives from RSVP veteran photographer Ron Staley. RSVP would like
Denise (Dee) Mackie-Smith has played a major role as a volunteer to help those seeking affordable housing and employment in the City of Alexandria and along the Route 1 Corridor in Fairfax County.
“When I retired I knew I wanted to volunteer, says RSVP Northern Virginia volunteer Pat Dubois. “ I wasn’t sure what opportunities really suited me,” the Falls Church resident says.
“I just cannot say enough about how much volunteering has benefited me,” says RSVP Northern Virginia volunteer Sue Dussinger.