Join Volunteers for Change, a unique volunteer program for adults, featuring a flexible calendar of fun weekend and weekday evening projects to fit a busy schedule. The only commitment needed is a one-time orientation at Volunteer Fairfax’s office in central Fairfax. Upcoming orientations will be held: Saturday, Nov. 5 from 2-3 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 7 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. After orientation, volunteers can choose from projects including planting trees, bagging food for homeless families, tutoring adult ESL students, playing bingo with the disabled, special community wide events throughout the year, and more. Contact Ann Doyle to register for the next orientation at 703-246-3460 ext. 2,2 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.volunteerfairfax.org for more information.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT) is recruiting volunteers to help in the fight against blood cancers by raising funds as they train to walk, run, cycle or swim in honor of local patients. Team In Training provides personalized coaching, group training and support, and the chance to meet new people and be part of a team. In addition to weekly training sessions under the guidance of a certified coach, TNT offers training events and clinics on nutrition, equipment, injury prevention and safety. After four to five months of training, team members will be prepared to walk or run a marathon (26.2 miles) or half-marathon, or participate in a triathlon (swimming, cycling, and running). The National Capital Area Chapter is recruiting teams to participate in six events this spring including the National Marathon, the Country Music Marat