Northern Virginia News & Events

  • All
  • Events
  • News

Thank You – Marines Plumbing

Assistance League of Northern Virginia recognizes Marines Plumbing, a veteran-owned and operated business, as a Bronze Star Sponsor ($250) for our annual Spring Fundraiser to be held on April 26, 2019 at the Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox Road, in Fairfax, VA. Marines Plumbing is a first-time sponsor for our fundraising event which includes a luncheon […]

Thank You – Silent Auction Contributors!

You’re invited! Please join Assistance League of Northern Virginia‘s annual Spring Fundraiser for a great meal and to bid on a wide variety of goods and services donated by generous businesses owners in our community. Many thanks to the following businesses that will be participating in our silent and live auctions, including: Aspen Jewelry DesignsAutobahn Indoor Speedway […]

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 […]

Thank You – Burke Connection Newspaper

A special Thank You goes out to the Burke Connection Newspaper for publishing a great article concerning our upcoming annual spring fundraiser.  You can read the article here:   The Burke Connection Newspaper See page 10 for the article.

Thank You – Cecil and Irene Hylton Foundation

We are honored to have been selected to receive a grant of $8,640 from The Cecil and Irene Hylton Foundation in support of our Weekend Food for Kids program. Since 2018, the foundation has awarded $15,840 to help us reduce childhood hunger in Prince William County. This grant will enable us to continue providing weekend food […]

Build a Child’s Library

Assistance League of Northern Virginia, as part of its participation in National’s Action! Week program, continued its dedication to literacy by purchasing books for every student at the largest school we serve, Yorkshire Elementary, Manassas, Virginia. The school has approximately 850 students, including Pre-K through Fifth Grade, and Assistance League provided a new book for […]

Thank You – Nativity Catholic Church Craft Club

Assistance League of Northern Virginia would like to thank the Nativity Catholic Church Craft Club for their generous donation. Throughout the year, the ladies create handmade items for their annual craft fair in December.  All of their proceeds assist organizations in need.  We are so grateful to them; their donation will be used for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

2018 Annual White House Ornament Sale

Please join us in our Annual Fundraising Event – The ornament honors President Harry S. Truman and illustrates significant changes made to the White House during his administration, including his celebrated Truman Balcony, added in 1947–48 to the South Portico. The reverse side features his renovated Blue Room, which, like all the rooms of the house, […]

Helping Hands

After our September monthly meeting, we assembled layette bundles for the Inova Cares clinic in Falls Church. The bundles contain crocheted blankets and hats made by residents at the The Virginian Retirement Community in Fairfax and fleece blankets made by ladies at Dunbarton in Bristol, Va. Baby books and onesies are also include in these […]

Welcome New Members!

In September, an Orientation Tea was held by our Board Members to welcome eight new members to our chapter. We are thankful to have these wonderful new members join us in our philanthropic programs which help to feed, clothe and educate children in Northern Virginia.

Wine Social at Paradise Springs

Please Join us on November 4th in the quaint town of Clifton Virginia for our Fall Fundraising Event.  Proceeds to benefit our community-based children’s programs that feed, clothe, and educate.  Cost per ticket $25, includes two glasses of wine and hors d’oeuvres.  Basket raffle tickets also available for purchase at the event. For more info, contact: […]

Thank you INTELSAT

Thanks to our corporate partnership with Intelsat, we feed more hungry children in need every month during the school year.  We are thrilled to announce that our partnership with this leader in integrated satellite communications will continue throughout the 2018-19 school year. Since October 2015, leadership at Intelsat in McLean, VA has strongly supported our […]

What an Honor!

What an honor for Assistance League of Northern Virginia to be videotaped by the SPARK Foundation of Prince William County on August 14!  As the winner of the Prince William County Public Schools 2018  Business Partnership of the Year Award, the film clip will be showcased at the Superintendent’s Business Breakfast on Thursday, October 25 […]

Share a Haircut

Give back to those in your community with Hair Cuttery’s annual Share-A-Haircut program. For every child’s haircut (up to age 18) purchased at @HairCuttery between Wednesday, August 1st and Wednesday, August 15th, a free haircut certificate will be donated to a child in need.    Last year, with the help of this program, Assistance League of […]

Thank you Westminster Presbyterian Church!

On June 24th, our VP of Resource Development, Karen Amster, attended a reception and worship service to accept a first-time grant award of $2,760 from Westminster Presbyterian Church. Since 2012, Westminster Presbyterian Church has given over $155,000 through 46 awards to local nonprofit organizations that aid children, hunger, education, shelter or self-sufficiency. This financial assistance […]

To the Rotary Club of Vienna – A big thank you!

At the Rotary Club of Vienna luncheon held on June 6th at the Westwood Country Club, President-Elect Sheila Brennan presented our president, Kathy Jackson, with a $2,000 check from the Rotary Club of Vienna, VA Foundation, Inc. in support of our Weekend Food for Kids program. Through its major fund-raising project, Viva! Vienna!, a family […]

Thank you Heritage Hunt Women’s Organization!

We would like to thank the Heritage Hunt Women’s Organization (HHWO) of Gainesville, VA for supporting our mission with an award of $1,000 to our Operation School Bell programs. Every spring, the organization awards money raised during the year to local charities and community causes. The funds awarded will be used to purchase new books […]

Rain didn’t deter us!

Rain didn’t deter our dedicated volunteers from coming out to pack food for the hungry at our final Weekend Food for Kids (WFFK) event for the current school year held on May 19th. We want to thank our partner, Dominion Energy, for hosting and supporting our monthly events again this schoolyear. Our strong partnerships with […]

Prince William County Public Schools 2018 Business Partnership of the Year Award

The Assistance League of Northern Virginia has been selected by Prince William County Public Schools to receive a 2018 Business Partnership of the Year Award. Assistance League was nominated by both Yorkshire and Loch Lomond Elementary Schools in Manassas, Prince William County. Our Weekend Food for Kids program provides food bags for the weekend to […]

What a success!

With the support of our event sponsors, major contributors, community supporters and friends, we raised nearly $34,300 for our children’s programs at our annual Spring Fundraiser on April 27th at the beautiful Country Club of Fairfax. We would like to recognize the many individuals and businesses that contributed to our successes this year. Keynote Speaker: […]

Do More 24

Assistance League of Northern Virginia is participating in Do More 24, the DMV’s largest 24-hour online fundraiser powered by United Way of the National Capital Area. Beginning at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, May 17th and continuing for 24 hours, donors can contribute to any of the more than 700 participating nonprofits to fund programs and services […]

Thank you Dominion Energy!

We are pleased to announce that the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation awarded $10,000 to our signature Operation School Bell program, Weekend Food for Kids, as part of the company’s philanthropic mission to give assistance to nonprofits that support human needs, environmental stewardship, education and community vitality. This generous grant will enable us to continue food […]