By strengthening family relationships, NVFS Youth Initiatives clients experience more stability at home, and are less inclined to act out or make poor choices. Outcomes include improved school performance and prevented or reduced gang involvement, as well as a decreased risk of human trafficking.
Enriching Our Community Through Long-Term Partnerships
As a part of team-building activities, employees of our committed partner, Micron Technology, Inc., regularly volunteer at NVFS’ SERVE campus, participate in NVFS school supply and food drives, and collect business clothes so that shelter guests have professional attire to wear to job interviews.
Back-to-School Drive: Giving Kids the Tools to Succeed
NVFS’ annual back-to-school drive provides school supplies to local underprivileged children, giving them the tools they need to succeed in the new school year. Donate funds, donate school supplies, or volunteer!
Want to learn more about the importance of early childhood education in Northern Virginia? Join NVFS’ Village of Impact giving program! At our next event, we’ll be discussing education efforts in our community and putting together backpacks for children in need as part of the Village of Impact’s focus on community stewardship.
NVFS Fairfax County Housing Teams Recognized
Fairfax County recognized NVFS’ Bridging Affordability housing teams for their leadership in providing rental services to homeless individuals and families, those with disabilities or experiencing domestic violence, and households on county waiting lists.
“Because of NVFS, I was able to improve my grades at school, and avoid drugs and negative friends. With the help of NVFS, I now have my driver’s license and am looking forward to graduating from high school next month, so I can study to be a math teacher.”