Governor Northam Issues Day to Serve Proclamation for 2019

Governor Northam issues Day to Serve Proclamation

Governor Northam issused a proclamation today asking all citizens of Virginia to commit to serving one another this fall during Day to Serve. The amount of time and energy given by the great people of Virginia has been remarkable each Day to Serve period and we love seeing what all Virginia will do this year for Day to Serve!

Virginia Issues Day to Serve Proclamation 2017

Governor McAuliffe issused a proclamation today asking all citizens of Virginia to commit to serving one another this fall during Day to Serve. The amount of time and energy given by the great people of Virginia has been remarkable each Day to Serve period and we love seeing what all Virginia will do this year for Day to Serve!

Day to Serve Proclamation Text

Day to Serve 2015 results

The results were tremendous this year for Day to Serve in Virginia. Virginians came out in record numbers to improve their communities!

Summary of Day to Serve results in 2015

Virginia Event Map

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Cast (Chesapeake Area Shelter Team) meals for one week 09/29/2020 to 10/04/2020
Providing Meals for people who are currently experiencing homeless
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Downtown Franklin Cleanup 10/02/2020
Cleanung up and planting fall flowers
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Making Medical Masks for CHKD 05/01/2020 to 10/01/2020
We make masks for hospital donations in the wake of Covid 19.
Find out more 8,793.1396514634
CAST (Chesapeake Area Shelter Team) meals 09/21/2020 to 09/27/2020
We provide meals for those currently experiencing homelessness.
Find out more 8,805.530031719858
Hog Jog 10/10/2020
This charity 5K run walk follows a challenging course through downtown historic Smithfield and our beautiful Virginia countryside. Proceeds from this family and community focused event benefit the Christian Outreach program in Isle of Wight County. To date, the Hog Jog has raised over $208,000...
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Blood drive and food collection 09/26/2020
Blood drive and food collection.
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Day to Serve (2020) 09/19/2020
Service project for Roanoke Parks and recreation at Whispering Pines Park. Spreading of mulch and other work
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Headstone Cleaning at Rose Hill Cemetery 09/12/2020
The purpose of this project is to clean the historic and recent headstones at Rose Hill Cemetery in Manassas. The cemetery is located at the end of Foster Drive but can be accessed also by going down Dean Drive, past SERVE, and to the end of the road. When you reach the dead end, you will...
Find out more 8,926.836426192407
Community Food Drive 09/12/2020
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is holding a food drive to help our neighbors in the Chirilagua neighborhood who are suffering due to the pandemic. Many of the people are unemployed and they have a high rate of COVID-19. The drive will be at the LDS King Street chapel (2810...
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Power Packs for Food for Others 09/19/2020
Each year, neighborhood congregations and organizations in the Mount Vernon Community join together to donate food items to prepare meal packets in support of Food for Others, an organization that provides food for children in Fairfax County schools in the Mount Vernon area.
Find out more 8,888.932101224482
Welcoming Falls Church Community Food Drive 09/12/2020 to 10/03/2020
Welcoming Falls Church is building a community of neighbors. Our goals are hospitality toward immigrants and refugees and opportunity for us all. We believe that by engaging locally we can overcome divisions and reinforce some of our society's greatest strengths. Inspired by a national movement...
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10.5 oz Soup Drive for Farmville FACES 09/19/2020
9 am - noon. We are collecting 10.5 oz cans of soup that are kid-friendly for Farmville FACES. Please no cream type soups.
Find out more 8,916.698046322661
Single-serve Proteins Drive for Backpacks of Love 09/19/2020
9 am - noon. We are collecting much-needed proteins for Backpacks of Love. 16 oz or less of peanut butter, ravioli, tuna, jerky, and so forth (see attached flier).
Find out more 8,916.698046322661
Mulching and Gardening at Thelma Crenshaw Elementary 09/19/2020
9 am. We will be mulching and doing some potting/planting around the school. Sign up at
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Russia Branch Stream Clean-Up 09/26/2020
Pick Up Trash at the Russia Branch Stream! The Russia Branch feeds runs from Signal Hill Park, past the Manassas Park VRE, and alongside the Bloom's Park Trail (formerly General's Ridge golf course) until it feeds into Bull Run. We will be meeting at four different locations for parking and...
Find out more 8,922.185468953052
Fruit Donations for St. Stephen's UMC Grace Ministries 09/01/2020 to 09/26/2020
We are collecting fresh fruit to be distributed to needy families through St. Stephen's UMC Grace Ministries on Saturday, September 26, 2020.
Find out more 8,907.154979470039
Community Food Drive 09/26/2020
On September 26th we are sponsoring a neighborhood food drive for our local ECHO food bank. We invite you to join us in helping families in our community who are struggling during COVID. The collection will be outdoor and COVID safe. Individual congregants and families will canvas their...
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Volunteer for Hope Heals Community Free Store 09/26/2020
Volunteer to assist non-profit Hope Heals Community Free Store (10:00 am to 1:00 pm). This non-profit distributes free items to the community. Activities include sorting clothes and prepping for shipment to Jamaica, sorting clothes for change of seasonal clothing and assembling clothing...
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Donate and Sort Donated Clothing to Hope Heals Community Free Store 10/01/2020
Store Hours 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Hope Heals Community Free Store accepts gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, linens, safe and approved baby gear (nothing expired or potentially dangerous), personal hygiene and care items (unused soaps and shampoos, diapers, wipes, formula). Please...
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Hygiene Drive for Mobile Hope 09/11/2020 to 09/26/2020
Mobile Hope improves the lives of young people, 24 years of age or younger, who are precariously housed or homeless in Loudoun County. Mobile Hope provides access to housing solutions, daily essentials and life-changing support. They are in need of: Full size Shampoo and Conditioner, Pads and...
Find out more 8,929.95902135626
St. Francis House Food Drive 09/26/2020
Donate non-perishable food items to benefit the St. Francis House which serves needy families in eastern Prince William County. Trucks will be 3000 Dale Blvd, Dale City, VA 22193 on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. to collect donations. To help us maintain social...
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Blood and Food Drive 10/17/2020
INOVA will be at 3718 Old Bridge Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192 on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. for those who would like to donate blood. To register, click on the following link: In...
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Operation Uplift 10/05/2020 to 10/10/2020
Operation Uplift is to help lift the spirits and bring happiness to the residents of local Nursing Homes. Children can draw pictures and cards for residents; youth can write cards for residents; families can create videos of themselves signing, reciting poems, reading books, playing...
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Arlington 1st Ward Day to Serve: Gleaning at JK Community Farm 09/26/2020
Join the Arlington 1st Ward in a unique opportunity to serve at the JK Community Farm. We will be doing a variety of sweet potato planting/harvesting activities! All ages are welcome--each family member will need to register to comply with social distancing requirements. We will be hosting...
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Arlington Food Assistance Center food drive 09/14/2020 to 09/26/2020
Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) typically provides 2,400 Arlington families and individuals with dignified access to nutritious, supplemental groceries, free of charge. AFAC is assembling thousands of uniformed bags of food for quick pickups and deliveries to families, and this food...
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Locust Grove Cemetery Clean Up 09/26/2020
The Locust Grove Cemetery is a traditionally black cemetery with historical significance in the Northern Shenandoah Valley. This project will help maintain and beautify this small cemetery to keep it beautiful and active for years to come. *UPDATE* - We had a great time this morning working...
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Family History - Zoom/Virtual Meeting - Introduction to Fauquier County Poorhouse Project and Genealogical Records; 09/23/2020
**See Attachment for Zoom Meeting Information** ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Introduction to The Fauquier County Poorhouse and Genealogical Records...
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Haymarket Individual & Family-Based Day to Serve 10/10/2020
Individuals and families engage in a local clean-up/beautification, or other service project, in their own neighborhood or local community for a day of service on 10 October 2020. If you need help selecting your own project to engage in, here are a few ideas that individuals and families could...
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Day to Serve - Letters for the Lonely 09/11/2020 to 10/11/2020
We invite all children, youth and adults to make pictures, cards, write letters, or decorate posters for the 100 senior residents of the Sunrise Senior Living Center at Fair Oaks who have been living in isolation during the pandemic. You may include words of encouragement and inspirational...
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Afro-American Historic Association - Museum Cleaning - 10:00 am 10/10/2020
Afro-American Historic Association Museum Facelift/Cleaning on Saturday, 10 October at 10:00 am. Dusting of displays and general cleaning of museum. Moving and re-arranging display cases. Approximately 4200 sf of museum space located at 4243 Loudoun Ave The Plains, VA 20198.
Find out more 8,951.958068467335
Food Drive to Benefit the Salvation Army 09/14/2020 to 09/21/2020
A food drive took place to benefit the Salvation Army food bank. The following are the number from the event:Total Number of volunteers who served: 51 Number of youth under age eighteen: 15 Total number of service hours given: 175 Total number of diapers collected: 5560 Baby Wipes: 720...
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Toiletries for Refugees 10/10/2020
We are collecting toiletries to support Christ Church Alexandria's refugee ministry. The items we are collecting are: full-size shampoo & conditioner, liquid bath soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste, deodorant, and toilet paper. We will be collecting donations on Saturday, October 10 from 10...
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Red Cross Blood Drive 12/23/2020
Red Cross Blood Drive
Find out more 8,936.121660093408
NOVA Parks Clean Up 10/10/2020
Please help us clean our local parks on this Day to Serve!
Find out more 8,917.39665410466
Interfaith Food Drive at Cale Community Center 09/26/2020
WHAT: Interfaith Food Drive, WHO: sponsored by 4 church groups, (Expectation Church (Fairfax, VA); New Life Christian Church (Chantilly, VA); Word of Grace Christian Center (Herndon, VA); The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fair Oak Ward. WHAT: We collected 2,468 lbs of donated...
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Twin Lakes Branch Hidden Run Stream park cleanup 09/26/2020
The Twin Lakes Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the 2020 Day To Serve. They gathered at Hidden Run Stream Park in Oakton to assist in eliminating invasive species growing near a trail there. The project was given to us by Fairfax County. We worked there...
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Letters to the elderly 10/02/2020 to 10/08/2020
Writing letters to elderly people in the community
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Cookies for the Sheriff's Department 09/28/2020
Making and delivering cookies for the Sheriff's Department
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Blankets for babies 09/11/2020 to 09/28/2020
Knitting afghans for babies and delivering to Small Hands
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Food drive 09/23/2020
Food drive for Bread of Life Food Pantry
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Cookies for First Responders 09/23/2020
Making cookies for first responders and delivering to police and fire departments
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Letters for shut-ins 09/25/2020
Writing and sending letters to shut-ins
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Cookies for Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department 09/22/2020
Baking cookies and delivering to volunteer fire department
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Shadow Boxes 10/21/2020
Building Shadow Boxes for the Retirement Community in Roanoke VA Area.
Find out more 9,127.190182820214
Green Hill Park 10/24/2020
Spreading of mulch in play ground area
Find out more 9,134.081814548072
Driveway Benefit Concert 10/10/2020
Join us for a free community concert of New Orlean's jazz to spread some joy in what's been a tough year in our community. Bring your lawn chair, please follow CDC guidelines (masks/distance) and bring any of the following personal care items to benefit the needy in our community: Laundry...
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CAST meals for homeless 09/21/2020 to 09/27/2020
We will provide dinners for a week for Chesapeake Area Shelter Team. Arouond 40 meals prepared, individually packaged and delivered to a hotel where the homeless are housed during Covid 19.
Find out more 8,793.42271272251
Bishops Storehouse Food Donation 10/01/2020 to 10/02/2020
The Church of Jesus Christ will be donating 4 0,000 lbs food to area pantries
Find out more 8,806.348207534667
Interfaith Food Drive 09/17/2020 to 09/19/2020
Muslim sponsored interfaith food drive. A list of food and toiletry items was provided and people were asked to fill their own boxes, tape them up and deliver to the mosque at ODU.
Find out more 8,790.910515167225
Beach Food Pantry Help 10/01/2020 to 10/02/2020
Helping stock shelves and serving clients
Find out more 8,726.573865395172
Family and Individual Service 10/01/2020 to 10/18/2020
I have been reading the Book of Mormon and studying through Come Follow Me with a friend in need. _______________________________________________________________ -Colby FaceTimed a sick friend to help cheer them up. -We took cookies to our neighbors to congratulate them on selling their...
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Amherst Co. mom makes personalized masks for students ahead of first day of school 10/11/2020 to 10/18/2020 Members of all of the auxiliaries helped to make over 230 children’s masks that were take to Amherst County School Administration the day before school began in Amherst County.
Find out more 9,050.737716096508
Community Food Drive for ECHO 10/10/2020
Please bring the items listed on the flyer which are most needed to assist ECHO's clients. Drop-off is from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Find out more 8,905.55772039718