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Do you love knowing you’ve helped people start their day with a full stomach? Here are two ways to get involved. GROCERY GIVER: Grocery Givers sign up to provide a week’s groceries, supplies, and other staples for the shelter. Most suppliers visit the shelter to deliver goods 2 or 3 times during their week and spend […]
Reese Williams has volunteered for the evening shift at the Shelter for 3 years! Getting to know you… . “I am a Congressional Flight Attendant with the US Air Force–our primary client is the First Lady of the USA, but we also serve Speaker of the House, Congressmen, Diplomats and Attaches.” Has visited a total of […]
“One thing that has impressed me the most is how the volunteer staff and the organization which runs the operations work so well to create an environment of respect, peaceable surroundings and connection to services such as job assistance, mental health, and medical services.”- Geary “In my daily life, I don’t come into contact with […]
“I am writing to thank you for your welcome assistance during one of the darkest seasons in my life. Your willingness to show up at short notice to assist with meals, help clean, and play back-up with all other issues made a great difference in my life… I’m not sure if the board truly acknowledges […]
We’ve set fall training dates for shift volunteers. Shift volunteers staff the shelter alongside a professional shelter worker each night from 6 pm to midnight and are of VITAL importance to the work of the shelter. October 10, 6 – 8 pm October 21, 10 am – noon You must be over 18 to work […]
The Shelter is part of Fairfax County’s Hypothermia Prevention Program: one of the county’s most successful—and important—public-private partnerships. The program relies on nonprofit and faith-based community partners to help carry out the life-saving mission to give our most vulnerable neighbors a safe place stay from the cold. The program partners with more than 200 faith communities with 55 host sites, […]