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Deloitte 8th Annual Community Tax Assistance Day 2015, a partnership with Volunteer Fairfax and the Fairfax County Dept. of Family Services, A Great Success! Enjoy the pictures from this special event!
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It was an amazing event with community leaders, nominees and guests gathering to recognize all of the Doers Who Do at the Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards on the morning of April 24 at the Waterford at Springfield. There are so many people to thank, because it takes every Who in Whoville to have a great event…and a great community! Click to see preliminary pictures or a video of the Seussical event. And, to read our Doers’ impactful stories of service click here.
The Volunteer Fairfax Board of Directors regrettably announces the retirement of Jeanne Sanders, the Executive Director of Volunteer Fairfax since 2005. More…
You have surely heard about this exciting athletic event – think Olympics- - coming soon to our community! You’ve seen the signage on the back of the buses. The full-page ads in area magazines. Yes! The Games of Heroes, the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games, will bring the world’s spotlight to the National Capital Region on June 26-July 5, 2015. There will be competition and camaraderie at 53 venues in 61 sporting activities. As sporting events go, it doesn’t get more exciting. Want in? Check out all the opportunities here. Would you like to start today? Help promote The Games to your personal and professional networks using the tools in this Fairfax 2015 WPFG Communications Kit. And, here’s a flyer to place in your local community.
Volunteer Fairfax, in partnership with Fairfax County’s Office of Emergency Management, the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, Faith Community in Action, has successfully completed the pilot initiative of the Fairfax County Community for Collaboration for Disaster Resiliency Program! Visit the 2014-2015 Resiliency Pilot page to see how together-- neighbor helping neighbor-- we are making Fairfax a more resilient community! Click to see photos from these recent activities
Thank you to all the young movers and shakers who came out to make a difference in the community at GYSD events. Yes, you gave up a few hours of your time, but you are to be commended for Being the Change! Thank you to the VF Youth Advisory Board members (the YAB) for your planning and energy. Read all about these activities or see more in this video. Many thanks to Fairfax Times and Fairfax County Channel 16 for helping us share the story about youth involvement!
Volunteer Fairfax proudly presents our Youth Advisory Board for 2014-15. Our YAB members (12 students from 10 different high schools) will work with VF throughout the school year on special projects and they will blog each month on various topics. Please visit the February VFYAB Blog dedicated to helping the elderly in our community facing hunger.