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Ways to Give and Get Involved

Are you looking for a way to make a difference? Partnering is not all about the check. Check out these happenings in our community!

No matter how or how much you give, your contributions and generosity will make a difference in the community. There are many ways to give and get involved in Fairfax County with financial and in-kind donations, and volunteering. If you have something to offer, but don't see a match here, contact our office or call 703.324.5171.

Current Opportunities:

FACETS Opening Doors Benefit Breakfast April 20th
Join over 500 caring community members for a complimentary breakfast at the Fairview Park Marriott while you hear from program participants who, because of your and FACETS support, have a brighter future.

Stop the Silence Domestic Violence Walk April 20
Fairfax County's Office for Women & Domestic and Sexual Violence Services will host its third annual walk and resource fair at the Fairfax County Government Center as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities. Participants can walk in honor of one of the 275 victims who reported a sexual assault in Fairfax County in 2016.

Bite Me “Cancerversary” Dinner April 22
A “cancerversary” is a once-a-year celebration of cancer survivors who have been pushing through cancer’s grasp. It’s for cancer survivors, along with their family and friends, for a special dinner that is fit for foodies with delicious wines. Hosted by Bite Me Cancer – a nonprofit dedicated to supporting teenage cancer victims and raising funds to battle Thyroid Cancer.

Women’s Centers’ 31st Annual Leadership Conference April 22
The Leadership Conference is one of the most influential gatherings of leaders and emerging leaders in the Washington, DC region. The conference will again be a don’t miss event with high profile speakers and standing room only breakout sessions.

Homestretch Benefit Breakfast May 4
Homestretch has been impacting the lives of homeless families for 27 years. Hear inspiring stories from those who have left homelessness and poverty behind for good.


Here are some great county organizations that always welcome volunteers!

Animal Shelter
Donations of supplies and funds to support boarding or medical coverage. $10/night boarding, $150 medical coverage per animal. >>

Prevent and End Homelessness
More than 1,000 children, women and men in Fairfax are without homes due to lack of affordable housing. A donations of $1000 allows a family of 4 with a working head of household to remain in their home this month. >>

Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools
Invest in the future workforce by donating to enhance and promote high-quality education for students. >>

Fairfax County Park Foundation
Support your parks by raising private funds beyond tax dollars and creating partnerships that preserve the natural environment, provide places for exercise and relaxation, and connect neighborhoods, families, and friends. >>

Library Foundation
Donate books, dollars, and time to support the libraries in Fairfax County. Donations support library programs or you can buy books to fill the Library wish list through Amazon. >>

The Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP) Foundation
Funds medical and dental care for children of low-income, uninsured working families. There are many thousands of children in our community who do not have access to regular care. >>


Still Want to help?

Space for Public Use
Community organizations often seek office space, performance or rehearsal space, art displays, storage, or space for an occasional meeting or event. Companies benefit from community connections and may receive tax benefits. >>




Get on Board
Boards and Commissions

Practice and grow your leadership by serving on a nonprofit or foundation board. These organizations currently interviewing for Board members, those with, legal, accounting, communications/marketing, and organizational skills and of course, passion for the cause! . Email for details and openings.

There's More...
In addition to county affiliated organizations,  OP3 coordinates and promotes collaborative giving and volunteering opportunities throughout the year with nonprofit organizations that serve those most in need in Fairfax County:

Volunteer Fairfax maintains a list of community organizations seeking in-kind donations.