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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.

Private/public groups that deal with housing coordinate to help residents having a housing crisis

Prince William Area Continuum of Care, an organization of churches, non-profits, charities and governments, recently launched the Coordinated Entry System to help Prince William area residents who experience a housing crisis. Information and referral specialists are ready to take calls at 703-792-3366 seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Apply by March 15 for Audubon mini grants for habitat protection and youth education

Audubon Society of Northern Virginia invites community groups, schools, churches and other non-profit organizations to apply for funding under two new mini-grant programs designed to address habitat concerns and youth education.

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