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Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers can now get online support

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia is challenging in the best of times, but in the time of COVID-19, things can be even more difficult. The Alzheimer's Association recently moved many of its programs online to provide information on dealing with the hardships of being a caregiver. "People need support now more than

Saving Prince William’s Littles car seat safety group set up here, patterned after Loudoun group

A non profit group called Saving Loudoun’s Littles which first launched in the Fall of 2015, has now expanded to Prince William County with the September founding of Saving Prince William’s Littles, according to a news release.

NOVEC offers ‘help for heat’ as winter approaches; apply for energy assistance through Nov. 10

Winter is coming. So is the need for home heating. To provide heating assistance to low-income people in the region, Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative asks area residents to contribute to NOVEC's Operation Round-Up® (ORU) program.

Nonprofits can apply now to Novant Foundation for grants to bolster health of at-risk PWC residents

Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center Foundation is seeking proposals until Oct. 15 from community nonprofit organizations that are working to improve the health of low-income and at-risk populations in greater Prince William County. Grant awards range from $1,000 to $20,000.

Food collection for needy for Thanksgiving begins in Prince William area

Operation Turkey, food collection for the needy for Thanksgiving, now underway. Donations may be dropped at schools-Oct. 25 in eastern Prince William and Central Office, Nov. 16 in western Prince William

Dominion Energy to award grants totaling $1 million for basic community needs; apply by Oct. 6

Nonprofits can apply by Oct. 13 for Dominion Energy grants up to $50,000 for essential community services such as housing, food security, medicine and medical services.

Dominion Foundation supports homeless services with donation to NVFS

Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS), a human services nonprofit organization that operates two emergency shelters in the greater Prince William area and one shelter in Fairfax County as part of its continuum of services, was the recipient of a $20,000 grant awarded recently by the Dominion Foundation, the charitable arm of Dominion Resources.

Free workshop series on living well with chronic conditions; spots available until Oct. 12

If you have a condition such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, obesity, depression, pain or other chronic condition, the You Can! Live Well, Virginia Workshop series can help you take charge of your life. A few seats remain available until Oct. 12.

June 14 is World Blood Donor Day; Red Cross urges blood donations to meet summer needs

The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.

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