The Comfort Cases packing party will be held on Saturday, November 21st, from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Community Center. Due to the restrictions required by the state, the number of volunteer spots is limited, so hurry and sign up now at the blue link above be part of this amazing event that helps children in foster care!Comfort Cases Flyer>>Questions?Contact email@example.com.
HOW TO DONATE…
Drop off donationsat the Nature Center at 21907 Claiborne Pkwy on the left side patio in the bin labeled Comfort Cases by November 20th. Or drop off at Packing Party event on November 21st from 9-1pm at the Community Center at 43004 Waxpool Rd.
Broadlands supports its residents and surrounding communities through a variety of community outreach programs. If your organization is interested in partnering or sponsoring an event, or if you would just like to volunteer, please contact Julie Holstein at firstname.lastname@example.org (703) 520-9904.
CURRENT OUTREACH PROJECTS & EVENTS
STEP SISTERS CHEMO CARE BAG COLLECTION, Sep 1-30th>>
Step Sisters, a non-profit organization that focuses on patient support, will be collecting donations for Chemotherapy Care Bags to prepare and comfort patients as they begin chemotherapy. From Sept 1-30, drop off at back left patio of Nature Center (bin on left side of shed) Details>>
GIRLS ON THE RUN>>Register now for 2021 Fall session!
Girls on the Run team will be held in Broadlands againfor the fall session! Register now through September 7th. This will be a 10-week session, held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week from 4:30-5:30pm at the Nature Center grounds. Register at www.gotrnova.org or call with questions at 703-273-3153.
CLOTHING COLLECTION DRIVE: Support Women Giving Back by donating women’s clothing, shoes and accessories, along with boys & girls clothing, and winter coats for women and children. All Sizes. Please review DONATION GUIDELINES first!
WHERE TO DROP OFF: Donations can be dropped off at the HOA office at 21907 Claiborne Parkway. The donation bin is located on the back left patio, on the right side of the shed.
PLASTIC BAG RECYCLING PROGRAM IS BACK ON>>(click for details)
IMPORTANT NOTICEREGARDING RECYCLING
Bring your plastic grocery bags, single use, and case overwraps to our drop off site in front of the Nature Center building. Look for the bins to the right of the front door with this FLYER>>
While we are restarting this program for residents to drop off plastic bags, please be aware NOT ALL PLASTICS are eligible for this program. Accepted plastics are listed HERE>>
When unaccepted plastics are included, they contaminate the entire collection.
DO NOT include plastic cups, lids, straws, hard plastics such as laundry detergent bottles.
DO NOT include any grocery plastics OTHER THAN the bag you carry groceries home in, cereal bags and bread bags. The bags that cheese, fruits, pet food or toys come in are NOT ACCEPTABLE.
WE NEED YOU!!!VOLUNTEER AT BRIAR WOODS HIGH SCHOOL THIS WEEKEND TO SORT AND PACK DONATIONS AND MAKE A CHILD’S OUTLOOK A LITTLE BRIGHTER.
Organizing Donations on:Sat, November 10, 9:00 am at Briar Woods High School (cafeteria)
Packing Party on:Sun, November 11, 9:00am at Briar Woods High School cafeteria (cafeteria)
Show your spirit for this great cause and purchase a Comfort Case charity t-shirt>>Comfort Cases T-Shirt Order Form T-shirts will also be available for purchase on Saturday and Sunday, $10 ea.
Comfort Cases is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides children, ages 0-18 who are in the foster care system, with a bag filled with essential needs as well as comfort items. The Broadlands Outreach Program together with BWHS FBLA are working together to spread the word on this very important cause. Check out their VIDEO