As we all wind down from the onslaught of Black Friday ads and Cyber Monday email deals, we find ourselves on #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.
Please come to our Volunteer Training Sessions on October 28 and October 30 at 6:30p.m. at the shelter (217 Gordon Road, Falls Church, VA 22046). You may contact Suzanne Williamson at suzdonwilliamson (@) verizon.net or Hannah Jordan at hjordan414 (@) gmail.com for more information.
On Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM, Friends of Falls Church Homeless Shelter is holding its third annual ShelterRide to benefit the shelter.
The Falls Church Community Services Council (FCS) helped obtain and deliver needed furniture to one of our former shelter residents who recently moved into permanent Housing. FCS responded to Friends’ request for a couch, coffee table, end table, floor lamp, small dining room table, and chairs. Many thanks to FCS for their help and support.
On October 13, the rain stopped just in time for the second annual ShelterRide to take place at 2pm. Despite the gray skies, over 50 cyclists attended the ride, pedaling from Tricentennial Park at Grove Avenue in Falls Church to Gallows Road and back again. Individuals and families with small children participated in this year’s ride. Each participant