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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 receipt of a donation of $1,500 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 […]

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 awarding our organization $2,168 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 […]

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 […]

Big News – Alexandria Gazette

Area Roundups: Assistance League of Northern Virginia to Hold Fundraiser The annual Spring Fundraiser is Assistance League of Northern Virginia’s most important fundraiser of the year, with money raised benefiting the nonprofit’s 2018-19 programs which feed, clothe and educate children in need in our communities. M.ALEXANDRIAGAZETTE.COM

You’re Invited

You’re invited! The Annual Spring Fundraiser is our most important fundraiser of the year with money raised benefiting our 2018-19 programs that feed, clothe and educate children in need in our community. Set for April 27th, the event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox […]

April Regular Meeting

We invite members of the community to attend our Regular Monthly Meeting! Come and learn how you can support our 2018 Operation School Bell programs and our annual Spring Fundraiser. The meeting is on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Sully District Government Center, 4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly, VA. […]

Thank you Total Wine!

We want to thank Total Wine & More for supporting our Annual Spring Fundraiser again this year with a generous donation of a Private Wine Class for 20 People. Come to our Luncheon on 4/27/18 at the Country Club of Fairfax to bid on this package that will delight your palate. See events for more […]

Annual Spring Fundraiser – Country Club of Fairfax

JOIN US. Assistance League of Northern Virginia, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, holds an annual Spring Fundraiser to raise money for its community-based children’s programs. This year’s event will take place at the Country Club of Fairfax on Friday, April 27, 2018. The program will include a LUNCHEON and SILENT & LIVE AUCTIONS and feature […]

Not Your Average Joe’s Fundraiser

Every MONDAY throughout the month of MARCH 2018, Not Your Average Joe’s in Reston will donate 15% of your bill to Assistance League of Northern Virginia. When you check in at the restaurant, MENTION THE NAME OF OUR NONPROFIT, and the server will take care of the rest! There’s no better way to enjoy a […]

Dunbarton Helping Hands Tea

An event to recognize and thank the Dunbarton Helping Hands Volunteers and to celebrate our thirteen years of collaboration to help local children in need of a ‘Hug.’ The talented volunteers of Dunbarton use colorful, ‘kid-friendly’ fabrics to create heart-shaped pillows that Assistance League volunteers stuff with activity books, crayons, stickers, Beanie Babies, and small toys. […]