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Help League of Northern Virginia was comfortable to kick off its first meals packing of the brand new yr with Dominion Vitality-Virginia, its associate within the Weekend Meals for Youngsters program. RBH World Wealth and Sandy Spring Financial institution workers attended once more in addition to mates from Quadrant Inc., Reston, a long-time supporter of Help League and its meals program. In about one hour, volunteers packed 1680 meals baggage that have been then loaded into Dominion vehicles and delivered to six elementary colleges in Prince William and Fairfax Counties. A seventh college in Alexandria obtained 70 grocery reward playing cards.
Help League additionally gave these seven colleges new sweatpants, leggings, shirts, underwear, and coats. The nonprofit’s bargain-savvy members had bought the clothes and a number of the coats. Different coats have been donated by the Arlington-Fairfax Elks Membership and by a wonderful member. Help League additionally supplied hand-made winter hats and scarves donated by the expert artisans of the Dunbarton Hugs Staff in Bristow and the Crafts Membership of Nativity Church in Burke. We’re very grateful for these donations that helped brighten the day for extra college students. In January, 275 gadgets of clothes have been supplied, along with these delivered in November. Individually, 159 pairs of sneakers supplied by Help League have been delivered in December and January to five colleges based mostly on every college’s wants and most well-liked supply schedule. Help League plans to offer spring and summer time garments and order extra sneakers based mostly on the particular wants and requests of every college.
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