Scouting for Food November 8th
On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 8, please place non-perishable food by your front door in the bag provided by the Boy Scouts. They pick up and deliver to your local food pantry!
Fairfax Fire Department Toy and Coat Drive
December through December 11
Donations for toys and coats for underprivileged children are being accepted by the Fairfax County Fire Department. Your donation could bring a toy, coat or bike to a kid this holiday season.
If you are finalizing that winter planting, download a coupon for 50% off a native tree courtesy of Fairfax County Restoration Project (FCRP) and Cravens Nursery. And get $20 off for each subsequent tree. And check out The Guide to Native Plants for Northern Virginia.
Super Service Challenge
No ice bucket needed! If your company has teamed up to volunteer and support a non-profit from 9/1-11/30/14, check out Super Service Challenge for a chance to receive matching funds.
Embassy Suites Partners with the Springfield Community
Since its opening in 2013, Embassy Suites Springfield has been a great community partner. One of its partnerships with nonprofit MVLE developed a new internship program for transitioning service members and military veterans. MVLE provides meaningful employment and community support services for individuals with disabilities and military veterans.
Embassy Suites and MVLE have developed and implemented a four-month paid internship program for veterans. The first intern will complete his rotation this fall and they are currently recruiting for the next intern. The internship exposes the candidate to a variety of management positions in the hospitality industry and teaches valuable workplace skills that can also transfer to other industries. As the veteran further refines current military skills like teamwork, problem solving, and task management, he or she also develops new skills that build upon their previous experience.
Thanks to Embassy Suites for their work to grow the community!
What's Your Spin. Marketing Your Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Fairfax
Motivating Millenials: How to Activate Young People to take Action for Your Cause
Veteran-Owned Businesses - Opportunities and Resources
Fairfax County EDA's Procurement Academy 2014-2015
Introduction to Corporate Giving
Check out the OP3 calendar and Connect Northern Virginia for more!