Small groups needed Sundays: Provide & prepare a meal for our shelter residents!


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Sun Feb 12, 2017 - Sat Apr 01, 2017


3525 Moncure Ave.Falls Church, VA 22041

Northern Virginia Family Service


How you can make a difference:

NVFS Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter needs your group's help to feed our shelter residents and Hypothermia Prevention Program guests (50-90 people, depending on the date/time). Bailey's shelter serves adults experiencing temporary homelessness by helping our residents move toward self-sufficiency and success in the community.

We are in need of groups to provide the following:

  • Dinner on the 2nd Sunday of each month
  • Lunch on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sundays of each month
  • Lunch & Dinner on the 5th Saturdays of each month (when applicable)

What you can do:

  • Assemble a small group (maximum of 8 people, ages 12 and up) to prepare and donate dishes to serve family-style, donate individual bagged/boxed meals, or donate a catered meal (enough to serve our 50 residents and approximately 40 Hypothermia Prevention Program guests)

  • Bring the meal to the shelter

  • Join us in the kitchen to serve your meal to residents and guests; or simply drop it off for our staff to serve!

Your group is welcome to commit on a monthly basis, or one-off. For more details, please contact Meagan Perkins, Community & Volunteer Engagement Specialist, at 703-820-7621 or


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Networking
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • People Skills
  • Nutrition
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 12
  • 1-3 hours
  • Please limit group size to 8 people or under & please do not bring children under age 12.

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