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Weekend Food For Kids – October

Once again, Assistance League of Northern Virginia, along with our partner, Dominion Energy, enjoyed another great turnout at our Weekend Food for Kids food packing on October 17. Twenty-three first timers, including George Mason University students, employees from Innovation Health, and Lions International, joined our regular cadre of volunteers, for a total of eighty-seven volunteers […]

White House Christmas Ornaments – For Sale

It is that time of year again!   Time to order your White House ornaments. This year’s ornament is a beautiful helicopter, in tribute to Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was the first president to use the helicopter while in office.  The cost is $22 each, plus shipping.  Proceeds from the sale of these ornaments will support our community based […]

Wine Tasting – A Fall Fundraiser

Come  and enjoy   a Fall Wine Tasting  Fundraiser with Assistance League of Northern Virginia.  The cost is only $25 for two glasses of wine and unlimited visits to the hors d’oeuvres table!  We look forward to  sipping wine and enjoying tasty treats with you and your guests at Paradise Springs Winery on Sunday November 3rd. […]

Hugs – Dunbarton Appreciation Tea

Assistance League of Northern Virginia hosted an appreciation tea on October 8th at the Dunbarton Club House, in Bristow, Virginia, to thank the ladies and gentlemen who sew and assemble our Hugs pillows and help make that program such a success. These heart-shaped pillows, which have a pocket that is stuffed with a beanie baby, activity […]

Assistance League Informational Meeting

Assistance League of Northern Virginia held a successful informational meeting on October 9th at the Chantilly Regional Library to explain our programs to interested parties. During the event, our members spoke enthusiastically about our ongoing philanthropic programs. They are our Operation School Bell programs comprised of:  Weekend Food for Kids, Literacy for Kids, and New […]

Thank You – Onos Brewing Company

Assistance League of Northern Virginia was thrilled to be selected for Onos Brewing Company’s Tips to Charity program. Through this initiative, co-owners Cyndi and Scott Hoffman, and their employees, donate 50% of tips to local causes that serve vulnerable communities. Thank you Ono’s for your generous donation. The funds will be used to purchase essential […]

Thinking of Volunteering – Come to an Informational Meeting

Assistance League of Northern Virginia is sponsoring an information meeting to be held on October 9, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Chantilly Regional Library, 4000 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly. Join us to learn about the organization’s children’s programs and how you can help support and expand these activities. Please contact Vernetta Gaiani at Membership@alnv.org if interested […]

Thank You Allstate Foundation

We want to offer our sincerest thanks to The Allstate Foundation, Allstate agency force, and employee volunteers who helped us secure a grant to ensure basic human needs are met in our vulnerable communities. In late spring 2019, sixteen members of Allstate’s regional advisory board, comprised of agency owners, exclusive agents and financial specialists from […]

Dominion Energy – A Lasting Partnership

We are thrilled to announce that our close partnership with Dominion Energy will continue in the coming school year. This lasting partnership has contributed greatly to the success of our primary Operation School Bell program, Weekend Food for Kids. Through this program, we increase food security in our vulnerable communities and give children from low-income […]

Weekend Food For Kids – September Food Packing

As summer winds down, we start to think about back-to-school events.  Assistance League of Northern Virginia invites volunteers from the community and local businesses to join us and our partner, Dominion Energy, to help with our Weekend Food for Kids program.  Each month during the school year we pack and deliver more than 1600 bags of nonperishable food so […]

Share A Haircut

Assistance League – Northern Virginia is pleased to join in celebrating Hair Cuttery’s 45th anniversary and 20 years of giving through its Share A Haircut program.  Through this program, when you bring your child (up to 18 years of age) to any Hair Cuttery for a haircut between August 1 and August 15, Hair Cuttery will donate  a […]

Come Celebrate Summer with Assistance League!

Join us for a BEER & BBQ Bash! Reserve the date of Sunday, August 18, 2019 between 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Ono Brewing Company 4520 Daly Drive, Suite 102 in Chantilly Virginia! Enjoy the Ono Brewing Company’s Tropical Tasting Room, Self-Serve Beer Wall, and Korean & American Barbeque from ODD BBQ!  Did you know that every […]

Assistance League’s Literacy For Kids Program Investing In Summer Reading

At the close of the school year, every first grade student at Pine Spring Elementary School in Falls Church, was presented with a new book to take home thanks to Assistance League of Northern Virginia’s Literacy for Kids program. Students at the school have weekly sessions with our member volunteers who provide assistance with unfamiliar […]

Assistance League Honors Founding Member

At our annual luncheon in June, founding member, Cindy Burgess, was honored for her twenty years of dedicated service to her community through her work with Assistance League of Northern Virginia. Cindy exemplifies that “one person can make a difference, and everyone should try” (J. F. Kennedy). We are proud to have volunteers like Cindy […]

Assistance League Installs New Board

Assistance League of Northern Virginia cannot serve the community without volunteers who generously offer their time and leadership. We congratulate the following Board of Director appointments: Kathy Jackson as President, for a third term; Jeanne Sclater as VP of Philanthropy; Vernetta Gaiani as VP of Membership; Elizabeth Parks as Education Chair; Pat Thompson as Treasurer; […]

Final Food Packing for 2018-2019 School Year!

Assistance League of Northern Virginia, in partnership with Dominion Energy, just held its last food packing of the 2018-2019 school year. We wish to thank Panda Stonewall Energy Station, represented by Debbie Shoffner, who is also a member of our chapter  and a regular volunteer, for graciously sponsoring this event in May. To all our many business and […]

Thanks for coming to our fundraiser!

Assistance League of Northern Virginia Raises Funds to Support Programs for Low-Income Children. Assistance League® of Northern Virginia, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, held its annual Spring Fundraiser on April 26 at the Country Club of Fairfax to raise funds for its programs that serve the needs of low-income children in 11 Title I elementary schools […]

Many Thanks to our 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: American Girl® Aspen Jewelry Designs […]

March Food Packing

Assistance League of Northern Virginia had another good turnout of 72 volunteers at our March Weekend Food for Kids packing with our partner Dominion Energy. It was great to have Debbie Shoffner of Panda Stonewall with two other employees join us this time. Her company has graciously offered to sponsor our food packing event next […]

Thank You – Geppetto Catering

We want to thank Geppetto Catering for supporting our annual Spring Fundraiser again this year with a live auction donation of a DROP OFF DINNER FOR 12. The set menu includes Maryland crab cakes or fillet of beef, assorted sides, salad and dessert. This package is sure to create a buzz at our event on […]

Thank You – Total Wine & More

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 4/26/19 at the Country Club of Fairfax to bid on this package that will delight your palate. To learn more, visit: […]

Thank You – Panda Stonewall

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Panda Stonewall for our May 16 Weekend Food for Kids event. Our member volunteer, Debbie Shoffner, Business Manager at the Panda Stonewall Power Project, helped to orchestrate a partnership with her employer that will allow us to provide nonperishable food for children from low-income families to […]

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 […]

Weekend Food For Kids Update

In spite of the rain, Assistance League of Northern Virginia’s (ALNV) last ‘Weekend Food for Kids’ food packing, with our sponsor Dominion Energy, was truly a red letter day! We had a terrific turnout! An enthusiastic and bubbly group from Target joined us for the first time, wearing their bright red t-shirts with their Target […]

Thank You – Peking Gourmet Inn

We would like to recognize Peking Gourmet Inn at Bailey’s Crossroads, in Falls Church, for its generous gift to the live auction segment of our annual Spring Fundraiser. The famous restaurant has donated TWO GOURMET BANQUETS FOR 10 in the “President’s Room.” Thank you, Tsui Family, for supporting our event again this year with these […]

Come to our Annual Spring Fundraiser

The Annual Spring Fundraiser is our most important event of the year with monies raised benefiting our 2019-20 Operation School Bell programs that transform the lives of children and strengthen our community. Set for April 26th, the event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Country Club of Fairfax, 5110 Ox […]

Allstate, You’re the Best!

Allstate Insurance Company recently held its first Capital Regional Advisory Board meeting of 2019 to share information, learn from each other and to give back to our community. Assistance League of Northern Virginia was pleased that our Weekend Food for Kids program was once again featured as Allstate’s volunteer service activity. Lynn Barron and Karen […]

Quadrant, You’re Amazing!

We gratefully recognize Quadrant, Inc. as a Super Star sponsor for our annual Spring Fundraiser to be held on Friday, April 26th at the Country Club of Fairfax in Fairfax, VA. Quadrant’s $6,600 sponsorship will support our various Operation School Bell programs that improve the well-being of low-income children in our region. Since 2015, Caitlin […]

Thank You – Moss Building and Design

Shout-out to Moss Building & Design for supporting Assistance League of Northern Virginia‘s annual Spring Fundraiser again this year with a silent auction donation of a “Handyman for the Day.” Come to our Luncheon on 4/26/19 to bid on this fantastic package valued at $1,000. Proceeds to benefit our Operation School Bell programs.

Thank You – Spine Care Center of Manassas

Assistance League of Northern Virginia​ recognizes Spine Care of Manassas Chiropractic Center as a Bronze Star ($250) Sponsor for its annual Spring Fundraiser, a luncheon and charity auction, set for Friday, April 26, 2019. Dr. Lincoln German’s practice has strongly supported our philanthropic efforts over the past three years with several in-kind donations of clothing. […]

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 – 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, […]

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 […]