Corporate Social Responsibility
Looking for something different to do at your meetings that will get your attendees working collaboratively out of the classroom and giving back? Consider a “Voluntourism” activity! Contact us with any questions on CSR opportunities in Loudoun County so we can start planning for you now!
Loudoun Hunger Relief Event
Fellows attending the 2018 ASAE Fellows Retreat at Salamander Resort and Spa took time out to support the Loudoun community. In collaboration with Visit Loudoun, the Middleburg Community Center, Loudoun Hunger Relief and the Windy Hill Foundation, conference participants filled more than 3,000 bags with food to give back to the Middleburg Community.
JK Community Farm
Founded in 2018, the JK Community Farm – a 501(c)(3) started by JK Moving Services – provides children, senior citizens, and families facing food insecurity with fresh,organic fruit, vegetables, and protein. The JK Community Farm works to increase access to fresh produce and protein to families in Virginia facing food insecurity through produce and protein donations, educational programs, corporate team building, and community gardening. Located in Loudoun County, Virginia, the 150 acre Community Farm grows sweet potatoes, lettuce, kale, turnips, sweet corn, bell peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, and more.
All Ages Read Together (AART)
All Ages Read Together provides free school readiness programs for at-risk preschool aged children. AART prepares these vulnerable learners for a positive and successful entry into elementary school and engages volunteers of all ages in the lively and inspiring process of educating and mentoring young minds. Each week students receive a book to take home to start in-home libraries. Their teachers spend time nurturing children’s strengths and encouraging them to reach new heights for success in kindergarten and beyond. Contact us to participate in an AART Book and Supply Drive where your group can organize a collection of preschool books, supplies, educational games and toys for the school readiness program.
Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia
Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. Help make lap counters and stuff Rally Bags for teams! To the naked eye, these are decorated popsicle sticks, but to a Coach or Girl on the Run they are critically important tools to get to their goals. Rally Bags are small draw-string bags for each team member filled with goodies (shoelaces, socks, reflective bracelets) and a note of encouragement from you!
Women Giving Back
Women Giving Back's mission is to support women and children in crisis, and build their confidence and self-esteem, by providing great quality clothing at no cost, assisted by caring and committed volunteers who offer personalized service and interaction. This experience includes sorting clothing donations, hanging, organizing, and restocking the store as well as a tour and brief orientation. Groups are welcome to bring food/refreshments for their participants.