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13 pallets of Virginia’s most requested food - peanut butter - donated to food banks

In honor of March being National Peanut Month, the Virginia Peanut Board and Virginia Peanut Growers Association are again teaming with Peanut Proud to contribute peanut butter to the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, a partner state association of Feeding America.

Souper Bingo to aid Haymarket Food Pantry Jan. 26

Soup-er Bingo to benefit the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry will be held this Saturday, Jan. 26, from 3 to 5 p..m. at Alvey Elementary School, 5300 Waverly Farm Drive, Haymarket, VA 20169.

Rescheduled dedication Dec. 12 for Pen Fed Home at Bull Run Warrior Retreat in Haymarket

James Schenck, President and CEO, PenFed Credit Union and CEO, PenFed Foundation, was quoted in a news release as saying, “The fight does not end on the battlefield for our wounded warriors. When they come home, far too many of our wounded warriors spend months, sometimes even years, undergoing surgeries and long hospital stays. The Warrior Retreat gives them a break from hospitals and a chance to fully recover.

NOVEC HELPS now collecting new toys for children and new gifts for teenagers

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative's group of employee volunteers, NOVEC HELPS, is collecting new toys for children and new gifts for teenagers for Northern Virginia Family Service's Gifting for Families program and US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots drive. New unwrapped toys and gifts may be dropped off 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, until Friday, Dec. 7, at NOVEC offices in Manassas and Woodbridge.

Young leaders engage in philanthropic “competition” for two local nonprofits

Now through July 26, local middle and high school students are participating in the Leadership Prince William Summer Youth Academy’s annual Leadership Lemonade fundraiser.

Occoquan mayor announces winners of Duck Splash 2018

Earnie Porta, Mayor of the Town of Occoquan, gave thanks to everyone who helped out or participated in the 11th Duck Splash race in Occoquan July 7 and then announced the winners.

Prince William Conservation Alliance named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by philanthropy group

The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Prince William Conservation Alliance to be part of its 2018-19 class of best local nonprofits in the region. Executive director Kim Hosen says the accolade is due to community support for PWCA programs.

A local business, a GMU academy, a nonprofit group and PWCSA honored for school partnerships

SPARK, the education foundation for Prince William County Schools, recently recognized business and community partnerships at a dinner and School Board meeting. Each year, the PWCS Office of Community and Business Engagement works closely with business leaders in the community to identify business and community partnerships making the most positive impact on academics and student achievement.

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to play in Nokesville April 21 during Tour of Va.

On Saturday, April 21, the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAS)T will kick off its fundraising "Tour of Virginia" with a doubleheader starting at 9 a.m. ET, and a single game at 7:30 p.m. ET-- with all three games played at Valley View Park, 11930 Valley View Dr, Nokesville.

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