events & drives support

NVFS’ events offer an opportunity to elevate your brand as a leader in the philanthropic space—to both existing and potential clients, and to the region at-large.
Road to Independence Gala: An annual event that celebrates the transformational work of NVFS programs.
Get Involved: Sponsor and/or attend the Gala in May.

Back-to-School Drive: Ensures more than 1,000 children across the region have a backpack full of supplies to start the school year off right.
Get Involved: Host a school supply drive or volunteer onsite to organize supplies, stuff backpacks, and label for client distribution.

Fall Food Drive: Ensures that the nearly 400 families per month that rely on the Hunger Resource Center (HRC) get the food they need by helping us stock the HRC’s shelves.
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November – December
Holiday Giving – Operation Turkey & Gifting for Families: Bring joy to a family this season by helping them enjoy a holiday meal and helping NVFS distribute more than 2,500 toys.
Get Involved: Host a gift drive or sort and organize toy donations, categorize gifts by age group, and help arrange the toy closet for gift distribution.

Throughout the Year
Ad Hoc Drives: NVFS programs often have wish list items needed at various times of the year.
Get Involved: Reach out to NVFS when you are interested in doing a drive to learn about the most pressing needs. This generally includes items like diapers, socks, food, clothing, and toiletries.

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