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Four groups need volunteer help with food donations and Thanksgiving Dinner

Good Morning Prince William – SERVE needs a group of up to 8 members ages 16+ to provide, prepare and serve Thanksgiving dinner at 5pm. Come share the joy with the families in the shelter. Please call Julie at (571) 748-2674 for all the specifics.

Home Life VA is hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner for the homeless in the Manassas area on Sunday, Nov. 18.  Donations of food or prepared dishes are needed for this event.  Please email Jamary at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Friends of SERVE will be collecting turkeys on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the VA Gateway Promenade Fountain. Look for the waving turkey! Come help with the ambitious goal of 700 turkeys.  If you can’t make it that day your donation is always welcome at the SERVE food pantry in Manassas.

House of Mercy also needs food donations year-round to feed over 400 families a month. Hold a food drive, share this on all your outlets and give them a call at: (703) 659-1636 to learn more.

Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift Program is in full swing and needs your help to provide toys and warm clothes to 5,000+ needy kids in our community. It’s simple and fun to share the joy by buying two gifts for each child from his or her wish list. Please visit: to learn more.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers age 55+ to deliver noon meals through the Meals on Wheels Program.  Shifts are 2-3 hours and available in throughout the greater Prince William area.  RSVP members receive a mileage reimbursement and additional insurance coverage at no cost to the volunteer.  Please call Jan at (571) 292-5307 to learn more.

The Trillium Center is hosting its annual Christmas party at the Drop-In Center and is looking for gifts such as gift cards, hats, gloves, pet supplies, book bags or anything else fun you can think of to share. The Center provides a stress-free, stigma-free atmosphere for people 18 and over who are mental health consumers.  Call Cynthia at (703) 763-3865 to learn more.

Leesylvania State Park needs volunteers for its monthly shoreline cleanups to pick up trash and drift wood.  Work days are Dec. 1, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 23, April 13 and May 18.  Please register by calling the visitor center at (703) 583-6904 so they have your name to waive the entry fee of the park.

The Woodbridge District needs volunteers for its Big Cleanup & Education on Plastic Pollution event on Saturday Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. at Veterans Memorial Park. Please register on line at:

Saved Hands Foundation is having a free resume writing workshop from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Virginia Workforce center on Minnieville Road, Woodbridge.

Greater Prince William Medical Reserve Corps needs medical and non-medical volunteers to join their ranks.  These volunteers are trained to respond to public health emergencies as well as day to day activities.  They offer tons of training topics to build your skillset.  Please call Amy at (703) 792-7341 to learn more.

Youth for Tomorrow needs volunteer mentors to spend a couple of hours a week with young person. We’ve all had good people support us along the way- here’s your chance to do the same.  You can apply online at: or by calling Vernell at (703) 396-7203 to learn more.

Wreaths Across America is looking for volunteers for the Annual Wreath Laying event on Saturday Dec. 15 at Arlington National Cemetery and Quantico National Cemetery. Register to volunteer at Come .Remember, Honor and Teach our youngsters these values.

Center for the Arts needs volunteer docents Monday-Friday during the day.  This volunteer opportunity includes greeting visitors and sharing the Center’s history and programs.  Please call Jordan at (703) 330-2787 to learn more.

Court Appointed Special Advocates- CASA needs volunteers to advocate for a child who has been abused or neglected.  Come join one of the information sessions to learn more about this outstanding program.  You’ll receive extensive training to match your special heart for a child. Sessions will be held on Wednesday Nov.14 at the CASA office in Manassas and at the Mason Enterprise Center on Dec. 12.  Please email Suzanne at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more info.

Keep Prince William Beautiful has lots of clean-up events on tap. Come get your hands dirty and have fun.  Nov. 17 at Veterans Park and lastly, December 5th is the quarterly litter survey.  Please call Nicole at (571) 285-3772 to join in where you can.

Catholic Charities Hogar Center is looking volunteers to assist students with job applications, resumes, and mock interviews to prepare them for the workforce.  Please email Arielle a to learn more.

Virginia Service invites you to nominate your favorite volunteer for the 2019 Governor’s Award in Volunteering Excellence.  The categories include Adult, youth, senior, family, faith-based organization, educational institution, community organization, small business and corporation.  Nominations are due by Dec. 15.  Please visit for all the specifics.

If you are looking for other opportunities, remember to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William.  Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group projects and send you weekly updates if you’d like.  Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 2, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3.  Please visit our website at  Than.ks so much for all you do in our community.

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