Connect Northern Virginia February Newsletter

Welcome to Connect Northern Virginia’s Stay Connected newsletter!

Connect Northern Virginia can help you easily identify with and connect to community resources and services – All in One Place. We believe helping connect businesses, nonprofits, local governments, educational organizations and individuals seeking services or wanting to get involved will lead to stronger and more supportive communities.

Featured Event
Shape of the Region Conference: February 15, 2018 @ 8 – 11:45 a.m. at Tysons Corner
The inaugural Shape of the Region Conference, co-hosted by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, will discuss and explore two big issues facing our region’s future as illuminated by data from the Community Foundation’s Opportunity Index. Learn More

Featured Event
Special Olympics Virginia, Loudoun (SOVAL) Polar Plunge: February 24, 2018 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant & Crabhouse – Put on your brave—just don’t forget your swimsuit—for the Northern VA Polar Plunge® Fest, where hundreds will dash into the icy Potomac. In addition to your icy dip, you can strut your stuff on the beach in your best Plunge costume, listen to the live band, or win some COOL door prizes! Learn More

Questions Frequently Asked:

Issue Highlight
Cold Weather Resources:

As temperatures drop even lower, you can use to find resources that could keep your community warm and well this winter. Here are some keywords to search for on the resources page of Connect Northern Virginia:

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 important in snow or cold weather
Weather Relief: Daytime facility for individuals to find relief from extreme cold
Weatherization: Reducing heating and electrical costs

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