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updated 10.02.17

Meals on Wheels needs help to keep on rolling. FUMC is responsible for delivering Meals on Wheels to the homebound on the 4th Monday of every month. New clients have signed up needing meals, so more volunteers are needed to assist them. If you can help, even as an occasional substitute, call Barbara Glomb, (703) 706-5795.

Cooking it up for Max’s Place: Volunteers are needed to join a team making dishes (not a whole meal) for Max’s Place, the home of 8 individuals who have mental illness and used to live on the streets. Once a month you make a meat dish, a salad, or a pasta/potato/rice dish and deliver it to the eagerly waiting residents. Contact: June Stowe, estowe@comcast.net.

Help needed to move furniture with ALIVE. FUMC will be providing a team of four people on Saturday, Oct 21 to provide furniture for needy families in Alexandria. Please volunteer to join the team—we will meet at 8am at the ALIVE office at First Christian Church, 2723 King St. Alexandria 22302. To sign-up or for more information, contact Rolf Blank, rolfb444@gmail.com

 

Help Wanted for ALIVE! Grocery Store Food Collection Saturday, October 21 from 12 to 2pm at the Giant at Duke Street. Your job, if you choose to accept it: greet shoppers and hand them a list of needed food items and collect donated food items. Individuals and groups may sign up to help for a half hour up to two hours. Please contact Barbara Gomez, bgblank@verizon.net to sign up or for more information.

 

 

 

Want to learn new DIY skills?
Here is your chance!


Rebuilding Together Alexandria is offering a FREE Volunteer Training for individuals looking to build up their repair skills so they can to take on projects and assist our low-income homeowners year-round. 
   Saturday, February 11th from 8:30 am to 11:30pm in the FUMC Fellowship Hall

Program: Introduction (30 mins) Coffee & Donuts 

Hands-on Demonstration Sessions (50 mins each):

  1. Drywall Patching  Instructed by Haig Paul (Director of Programs)
  2. GFCI Outlets & 3-Way Switches  Instructed by Andrea Viñas (Project Manager) & David Throckmorton (Mod Squad Volunteer)
  3. Grab Bars/Handrails  Instructed by Brent Crabtree (Mod Squad Volunteer & National Rebuilding Day Team Leader)

 There are ONLY 30 spots available. 

Interested participants email Breanne Driscoll, Outreach Manager, at bd@rebuildingtogetheralex.org ASAP!

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Rent Security Deposit Club Membership

Through my membership in the Rent Security Deposit Club, I am making a commitment to help defray the rental security deposit costs for low-income families. I want to help people who may not have the funds to pay the extra cost for the initial security deposit, but can pay the rent.  I understand that a request for Rent Security Deposit Assistance is accepted only by referral from caseworkers in the community.  Payment is made directly to the landlord.

Follow this link to our online Membership Form to join the club today!

 

  

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