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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.

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.

Volunteer Prince William Recruitment Fair Feb. 10 at Manassas Mall

More than 25 local organizations will participate in a Volunteer Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Macy's Court at Manassas Mall. If you want to volunteer in your community, check these out.

Candland honors Gainesville District heroes

Gainesville District Supervisor Pete Candland presented the Gainesville Hero Award to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive, Gray Face Acres and Carried to Full Term in a ceremony Jan. 29. The Gainesville Hero Award recognizes individuals and organizations who work to make our community a better place.

SPARK, education foundation for Prince William County Schools, to award as many as 28 scholarships

SPARK, Education Foundation for Prince William County Public Schools, will award as many as 28 scholarships to graduating seniors in 2018. Applications are now available.

East End Mobile Home Park in Manassas sold for $1.4 million to Catholics for Housing

Catholics for Housing, a Northern Virginia nonprofit, reports that it completed the purchase of East End Mobile Home Park in Manassas today, Jan. 11.

Memorial Vigil for homeless persons lost in 2017 on Dec. 21 at ACTS in Dumfries

In observance of Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, ACTS will hold a Memorial Vigil on Dec. 21 to remember those homeless who were lost this year, along with those who sought permanent housing.

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.

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