Cold Weather Resources and Gifts for Your Community

ConnectNorthernVirignia.org is here to help people in need find safety, food, and warmth in this winter weather, so we’ve prepared a special December newsletter with Cold Weather Resources and other useful information:
  • How to find toys and gifts for people in need
  • Free training sessions for ConnectNorthernVirignia.org users
  • A chance to share your stories about community and giving
Thank you for reading!

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Cold Weather Resources

As we’re starting to see temperatures drop, you can use ConnectNorthernVirignia.org to find resources that could keep your community warm and well this winter. Here are some keywords to search for on connectnorthernvirginia.auntbertha.com/:

  • Blankets and Fans: Goods to help stay warm in the winter
  • Clothing: Providing new or used clothing.
  • Food Delivery: Providing well-balanced meals
  • Help Pay For Utilities: Financial assistance to help pay for electricity, heat, etc.
  • Home Fuels: Providing home fuels such as firewood or propane
  • Temporary Shelter: Immediate overnight sleeping facility for people in crisis
  • Transportation: Access to transportation, especially importat in snow or cold weather
  • Weather Relief: Daytime facility for individuals to find relief from extreme cold
  • Weatherization: Reducing heating and electrical costs

Note: Search results can depend on program availability in your area. We are always adding and updating program listings, and if you notice programs that are missing or out of place, please let us know by using our Suggest a Program form.


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Toys and Gifts 

Did you know you can also use ConnectNorthernVirignia.org to find nationwide Gift Giving programs like Toys for Tots and more? Try a search now by visiting connectnorthernvirginia.auntbertha.com/ and using these search terms:

  • Giving
  • Holiday Gift Programs
  • Toys and Gifts

Note: Search results can depend on program availability in your area. We are always adding and updating program listings, and if you notice programs that are missing or out of place, please let us know by using our Suggest a Program form.


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Did We Miss Something?

Do you know a program providing cold weather relief or holiday comfort that isn’t listed on connectnorthernvirginia.auntbertha.com/? Do you represent a Provider serving these needs and want to get more involved with ConnectNorthernVirignia.org, or just want to update the information listed?

Please let us know!

Suggest a Program 

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‘Tis the Season of Giving! Share a Story With Us
ConnectNorthernVirignia.org and our search platform partner Aunt Bertha are compiling stories (big and small) from our community this season to help us reflect on, and appreciate the work you’ve all made possible in 2017. Is there a specific moment when a program found on ConnectNorthernVirignia.org really made a difference for you or someone you helped?

Share the love and tell us about it! We’ve made it easy! Fill out this form with our search platform partner Aunt Bertha or email it to community@auntbertha.com.


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Join Us For Free Weekly Training

Want a free indoors activity while you wait out some cold weather? Come join one of our complimentary weekly training sessions. Join us on Wednesdays at 1pm Central Time to learn about key features and how to maximize the platform.

Our last free training session this year is Wednesday, December 20th. Don’t miss out!
(But if you do miss it, we’ll be back January 3rd, 2018 to kick off the new year.)

Register for Training


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Log on today at: connectnorthernvirginia.auntbertha.com/