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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.

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-UpĀ® (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.

Nokesville Day postponed to Saturday, May 28

Due to the inclement weather forecast for May 21, the Nokesville Bristow Ruritan Club has postponed Nokesville Day 2016 to Saturday, May 28!

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