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WEEKEND FOOD FOR KIDS:  Please join us for our next food packing event on Thursday, March 21 at 10:00 a.m. at Dominion Energy, 3072 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171.  Contact info@alnv.org for more information.

SPRING FUNDRAISER: Please come to our Annual Spring Fundraiser on Friday, April 26 from 11-2:00 p.m. at the Country Club of Fairfax.  Take a look at who our amazing speaker is this year!  View our event flyer for more details.

Philanthropic Programs

Operation School Bell®

Weekend Food for Kids

In Northern Virginia, one in six children are at risk for hunger.  To help with this need, the Weekend Food for Kids program provides nonperishable food over the weekend to children who receive free or reduced price meals during the school year.

Operation School Bell®

New Clothing for Kids

Studies show that having the proper clothing promotes educational success through better self-esteem and school attendance.  We provide clothing, shoes, personal grooming products, and haircuts to children from families in need in our community.

Operation School Bell®

Reading Express/Literacy

Certain first graders identified as at-risk students fro falling behind in school participate in our reading Express program.  Members tutor these children thus helping enhance their language skills and reading comprehension.  We also provide new books to classrooms and children as part of a school summer reading program.

Operation Hugs

Hugs Pillow Program

We reach out to help comfort children undergoing medical procedures at a community clinic that serves low-income families by providing heart-shaped pillows.  These pillows are filled with kid-friendly items.

2017-2018 Statistics

$117

thousand dollars returned to the Northern Virginia community

6

thousand people served in the Northern Virginia community

15

thousand hours volunteered

News & Events

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Thank You – Rotary Club of Vienna

On February the 13th at the Westwood Country Club in Vienna, VA, the Rotary Club of Vienna presented our president, Kathy Jackson, with a check in support of our Weekend Food for Kids program.  This is the sixth year that Assistance League has received funding from this Rotary Club in support of our program that […]

Come to our Spring Fundraiser!

Assistance League® of Northern Virginia will host its annual Spring Fundraiser on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, in Fairfax, Virginia. This event is our primary fundraiser of the year and will include a luncheon and charity auctions. We are thrilled to have […]

News – Assistance League – Northern Virginia

We’re in the news! Shout-out to Connection McLean Newspaper for publishing our Allstate story on Page 4!  See it Here.

Thank You – Bob’s Discount Charitable Foundation

Gold Star Sponsor for our Spring Fundraiser! We are excited to announce that Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has become the second “Gold Star” ($1,000) Sponsor for our annual Spring Fundraiser. The Foundation is committed to making a difference in communities where Bob’s Discount Furniture stores are located. Every year, the Foundation and Bob’s Outreach […]

Thank You – Allstate Foundation

Assistance League of Northern Virginia extends a sincere thank you to The Allstate Foundation and Allstate volunteers, David Akers, Christine Angles, Rudolf Alston, Jose Bernal, David Bowen, Sharon Driscoll, Shelley Driscoll, Kevin Dupree, Matthew Henaghan, Joyia Lytle, Mike Mazri, Sharon Neighoff, Jason Passarell, Ricardo Paz Soldan, Christopher Ruby, Tonya Semones, Jason Sengpiehl, William Simkins, Miguel […]

Thank You – Sandy Spring Bank

From left: Lynn Barron,(Assistance League),  Phil Hicks, Adam Dowling, Mike Eastman (Sandy Spring Bank )   For Sandy Spring Bank’s annual Season of Sharing, their Legal Department was permitted to select a local charity to receive a donation as part of its year-long celebration of the company’s 150th anniversary. We are delighted that Assistance League of Northern Virginia’s work […]

Thank You – Jacquemin Family Foundation

We want to express our sincere appreciation to The Jacquemin Family Foundation for its generous donation in December. The Herndon-based foundation has contributed generously to our philanthropic programs since 2015.  We are grateful for the foundation’s support which enables us to carry out our mission to feed, clothe and educate at-risk children in our local community.  THANK YOU, […]

Thank You – Anderson Family Charitable Fund

We want to thank the ANDERSON FAMILY CHARITABLE FUND for its end of year donation to our philanthropic programs. The funds will help us to continue providing food, clothing and literacy programs to elementary school-age children in need in our community. We appreciate the foundation’s outreach to our all-volunteer organization again this year.   Anderson Family […]

Tee Off for Tots

Assistance League® of Northern Virginia is honored to be one of five Washington, D.C. metropolitan area charities selected to benefit from funds raised at Tee Off for Tots (TOFT) Tournament for Children’s Charities. This annual golf tournament is run by a group of Morgan Stanley employees who volunteer their time and talent. Since 1993, the […]

Thank You Quadrant!

As a valued corporate partner, Quadrant, Inc. gives generously to our cause without expecting anything in return. We, however, would like to take this opportunity to highlight this company’s positive impact on our community and share how its president and chief executive officer (CEO) is bringing joy to others this holiday season and throughout the year. […]

Panda Stonewall – Thank You!

We are pleased to recognize Panda Stonewall, a company dedicated to producing clean energy, as an early sponsor for our Annual Spring Fundraiser to be held in April 2019. Our member volunteer, Debbie Shoffner, the Administrative Manager at the Panda Stonewall Power Project, helped to orchestrate this sponsorship with her employer. Panda Stonewall’s management team […]

Dunn Loring-Merrifield Rotary – Thank You!

Our heartfelt thanks to the Rotary Club of Dunn Loring-Merrifield for their generous grant award! The funds will support our Operation School Bell® program: Weekend Food for Kids. This critical program provides 1,810 bags of food monthly to children in Title I elementary schools in Northern Virginia. Since 2013, the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Rotary has been […]

Giving Tuesday – Thank You!

Your donation on #GivingTuesday will help curb childhood hunger in Northern Virginia. Last year, Assistance League of Northern Virginia’s Weekend Food for Kids program delivered nearly 16,000 bags of food to children living in poverty. Your gift will ensure that essential needs are met in our community.

Weekend Food for Kids – November

After two reschedules due to November snow, we finally held our food packing on the last Thursday, the 29th. Assistance League of Northern Virginia would like to thank the 66 volunteers, many first timers, who took time out of their day to come pack food bags for the children in need in our community. Your […]

Partnership of the year award – Thank you SPARK

Assistance League of Northern Virginia is one of three selected winners of the 2018 Business Partnership of the Year award from SPARK (Supporting Partnerships & Resources for Kids), which is the Education Foundation of Prince William County Schools. To celebrate this honor,three members of the chapter were invited to attend the Superintendent’s Business Breakfast on 23 […]

Thank You Innovation Health

We gratefully acknowledge  a donation from Innovation Health in Falls Church. Innovation Heath has a long-standing business partnership with Pine Spring Elementary, one of six Title I schools benefiting from our signature Operation School Bell® program, Weekend Food for Kids. The funds will be used to provide supplemental food to children who qualify for free or reduced-price […]

Great Gift for Our Schools – We Thank You

At Assistance League of Northern Virginia (ALNV)’s Weekend Food For Kids food packing event in October, the Association of Energy Engineers National Capital Chapter (AEE-NCC) and Capital Tri-State donated 500 LED lightbulbs for needy families. Each lightbulb’s low operating cost is a substantial benefit and greatly appreciated. We sincerely thank them both for their generous […]

We thank you Matt Love!

At Assistance League of Northern Virginia’s (ALNV) recent October Weekend Food For Kids packing event, we honored and awarded a certificate of appreciation to Matt Love, a Dominion Energy employee, for his dedication and coordination for our monthly food packing events. Along with Gail Banks, the ALNV chair, Matt is responsible for logistics at the […]

The Closet of the Greater Herndon Area Helps Kids

We would like to thank the Board of Directors of The Closet of the Greater Herndon Area, Inc., for their gift to help fund our New Clothing for Kids program. The funds will be used to purchase a year’s worth of new clothing and shoes for children most in need at two partner schools in Fairfax County. […]

Allstate, you are terrific!

Allstate Insurance Company recently held its Regional Advisory Board conference at Kimpton Hotel Palomar in Washington, D.C. to celebrate successes, plan the future and to give back to our community. We were thrilled that Assistance League of Northern Virginia’s Weekend Food for Kids program was the featured volunteer service activity for the “Feed Your Future […]

Many Thanks Rotary Club of Dunn-Loring/Merrifield

Many thanks to the Rotary Club of Dunn-Loring/Merrifield for inviting Assistance League to come speak at a recent October meeting. What a great opportunity to share how we meet our mission of Transforming Lives and Strengthening Community through our many programs that provide food, clothing, books and tutoring to local Title 1 elementary schools. What […]

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