Afghan Emigre Assistance

Last week, members of Assistance League of Northern Virginia delivered to Peter Lauten, Program Manager of Traveler’s Aid at Dulles Airport, outside Washington, DC, an assortment of items that will be provided to Afghan evacuees.  We donated toiletries, crocheted blankets, clothing, and toys that will be provided to arriving refugees.  Included in the delivery was more than 300 ‘indoor frisbees,’ which are soft circles of yarn that can be tossed inside and won’t hurt people or furnishings.  Assistance League of Northern Virginia is extremely proud that we could provide a small measure of comfort to Afghan emigres as they begin their new lives in the United States.

If you would like to learn more about our chapter or join our creative and committed members in providing essential services to children and families, please visit our website, alnv.org,  If you would like to help ensure that we can continue supporting students and families in need in our community, please consider making a donation.   Use the “Donate” button on this page; or send a check to:  Assistance League of Northern Virginia, P.O. Box 209, Herndon, VA   20172.

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