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Community

Service Contact Volunteer Activities
Mason Neck Lions Club (MNLC)

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Sight, Hearing, Screening and Assistance with Glasses, Hearing Aids, Environmental projects P.O. Box 1592
Lorton 22199
Nally1000@cox.net
Hotline: 703-339-1669
http://www.valions.org/mason
Sight & Hearing Screening Van, Clean-ups, Tree Planting, Food Service Fundraisers, Shrimp Sale, Remote Area Medical Project, Mission of Mercy (dental)
Lorton Volunteer Fire Department #19

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Emergency Services

(703) 339-5141
7701 Armistead Rd
Lorton, VA 22079-1914

Train and Assist Emergency Operations Bingo, Public Education
Occoquan Woodbridge & Lorton Fire Department

O.W.L. V.F.D Logo

Emergency Services in Prince William County

Woodbridge, 22191
www.owlvfd.org
Train and Assist Emergency Operations Bingo
Veterans of Foreign Wars

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A veteran's advocate organization that provides benefits for veterans and gives them the opportunity to continue to serve their country and fellow citizens through volunteerism and community service.


www.vfw.org
members
         

Cultural

Service Contact Volunteer Activities
Workhouse Art Center (LAF)

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Lorton Workhouse Fine and Performing Arts Center

Partially supported by
The National Endowment for the Arts, The Arts Council of Fairfax County

Sharon Mason
Executive Director
Workhouse Arts Center
9601 Ox Road
Lorton, VA 22079
703-584-2900
lortonarts.org
Art Shows, Receptions Shows, Workshops, Concerts, Theatre
Gunston Hall Regents Fund

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The Regents Fund was incorporated to provide money and expertise to restore and refurbish George Mason’s Former Residence, Gunston Hall, on Mason Neck in Lorton. 703-550-9220
10709 Gunston Road
Mason Neck, Lorton, 22079
www.gunstonhall.org
various operations, events Museum Shop, Banquet Facilities
         

Human Services

Service Contact Volunteer Activities
Simple Changes Therapeutic Riding

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Equine assisted activities for individuals with disabilities.

See our demonstration video

Facility by Appointment
Mailing Address
603 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22301
703.402.3613 voice
simplechanges.org
Horse Leaders, Side Walkers, Grooming, Cleaning Pony Ride, Silent Auction, Fun Show, Trail Ride
StreetLight Ministries

Street Light Logo

Community Outreach improving quality of life for the impovershed.

703-492-2272,
1550 Prince Willliam Parkway,
Woodbridge, 22191
www.theStreetLight.org

Servers, Technicians, Musicians, Mentors, Drivers Supportive Housing, Financial Aid, Food & clothing, Community Outreach Dinner.
Lorton Communty Action Center (LCAC)

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Assistance with Food, Clothing, Utilities Rev Stephen E Rorke
Executive Director
PO Box 154
Lorton, VA 22199
703-339-5161 ext 14
lortonaction.org
Food Sorters, Clerical, Thrift Store, Community Resource Center Christmas & Thanksgiving Food and Toys Distribution
South County Cares

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Angel Food Participant,

     
Acts in Community Through Service (ACT)

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Mission is to alleviate hunger, homelessness, and domestic violence, and to help people achieve self-support in the Prince William Area


P.O. Box 74
Dumfries, VA 22026
703-441-8606
http://www.actspwc.org

 

administrative, fundraising, lead a children’s group, Parenting Program, Emergency Assistance Caseworker, Maintenance, grant writing, bulk mailings and newsletters Development,
Turning Points,
Emergency Assistance,
HelpLine,
Transitional Housing,
Thrift Store
Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services (GSH)

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Reduce homelessness, promote self-sufficiency, approximate annual operating budget of $2 million, manages about 70 housing units, County Region 1. Shannon M Steene
Executive Director
8305-17B Richmond Hwy.
PO Box 15096
Alexandria, VA 22309
Phone: (703) 768-9404
goodhousing.org
Clerical, Child Care, Reception, Maintenance, Mentoring Annual Gala Downtown Alexandria
New Hope Housing Inc.

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Provides homeless families and individuals shelter and the tools to build a better life New hope Housing, Inc.
Administrative
8407-E
Alexandria, 22309
703-799-2293
newhopehousing.org
Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter
9155 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, 22060
703-799-0200
Working with residents
Kitchen assit,
Maintenance Repairs
Volunteer Recognition Ceremony,
Gala 2009 Swingin' into Spring,
Winter Soiree,
Help the Homeless Walkathon
         

Nature Environment

Service Contact Volunteer Activities
See Mason Neck Lions        
Dogue Hollow Wildlife Sanctuary

raccoon photo

Dogue Hollow is dedicated to the care of orphaned and injured local wildlife. We specialize in the care of raccoons. Rehabilitated animals are then released back into their native environment. Jenna Such, President
Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator Category IIA
PO Box 895,
Lorton, Va 22199
e-mail:
raccoonmail@juno.com
www.doguehollow.org

Need help caring for and cleaning the wildlife in our care. Applicants must be at least 18 yrs old Devoted to caring for Virginia Wildlife. Virginia law requires that we are not open to the public.
Mason Neck Horse Coalition

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MNHC, Inc., is dedicated to protecting and preserving the physical, natural, historical and cultural heritage of Mason Neck and the horse community in surrounding areas.

Mason Neck Horse Coalition, Inc.,
10804 Belmont Blvd.,
Mason Neck, VA 22079.
703-403-5452
Holly Alfano Perlick
Haturner4@verizon.net
www.MNHC.net
Trail Marking, Planning, Registration,
Shirt Sales, Photos
Side Walkers for Parade
Trail work
Trail Ride,
Lorton 4th of July Parade,
Service projects with Meadowood (BLM) and Pohick Bay Park (NVRPA)
Friends of Mason Neck State Park
Friends of Mason Neck State Park Emblem
The purpose of the Friends is to act as a non-profit Citizens Support Organization in assisting to identify and promote activities to conserve, enhance, and interpret the natural, educational, recreational, cultural, and historic resources of Mason Neck State Park.

Friends of Mason Neck State Park, Inc.
7301 High Point Road
Lorton, Virginia 22079 masonneckstateparkfriends.org

Has not attained 501 status yet.

Man displays, help with Park clean-ups, help with Friends events. Fund raising.

Eagle Fest, Hikes, Parade, Park Clean-ups, picnic.

America's Favorite State Park - First Runner-up

Elizabeth Hartwell Environmental Education Fund

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Preserve and protect the Mason Neck Peninsula and its environmental, historical and public resources for future generations, Educate residents, public officials and children. Liz Hartwell Environmental Fund
Of the Potomac Foundation
485 Harbor Side Street, Suite 803
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191
571-212-2129 Phone
HartwellFund.com
  Eagle Festival,
David Klinghard Memorial 5K,
Hartwell Fund Golf Tournament
Fairfax4Horses Inc

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Fairfax4Horses is focused on promoting and building public horseback riding facilities in Laurel Hill Park, Lorton, Fairfax County for residents who do not own a horse. Call: 703-319-7727
2411 Rocky Branch Road
Vienna, 22181
www.fairfax4horses.org
? Scheduled Fun Rides,
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