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Volunteer Appreciation Week:  Spotlight on Travis White

Volunteer Appreciation Week: Spotlight on Travis White

This week human services agencies across the country celebrated National Volunteer Appreciation Week, a special opportunity to recognize the remarkable people in our community that go that extra mile to serve those in need.   This year was an especially challenging...

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Volunteer drivers give so much more than just a ride

Volunteer drivers give so much more than just a ride

 Virtually every single aspect of our lives has changed over the past year.  As we have adapted to our new “COVID-normal” we have learned how to do just about everything in a new way. We have reimagined how to work, learn, worship, grieve, socialize and even give back...

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Mom, Entrepreneur and Volunteer Driver Pays it Forward

Mom, Entrepreneur and Volunteer Driver Pays it Forward

Liz Jones is an entrepreneur, mom of two teenagers and self-declared volunteer extraordinaire.  The Herndon resident admits that she finds it hard to sit still and is always looking for ways to give back to her community.  As a member of the “sandwich generation”,...

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It’s More Than Just a Ride

At NV Rides we field calls daily from a variety of people in need.  We are often able to help by connecting them to one of our network partners.  However, there are many times that we need to seek out other resources to support them.  In Fairfax...

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MLK Day of Service

Volunteer drivers give their time on a weekly basis to make the world a better place.  The perpetual challenge is to recruit enough drivers to meet the high demand of ride requests.  Our “ask” on this Martin Luther King Day of...

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NV Rides In the News

NV Rides In the News

WAMU transportation reporter Jordan Pascale spent an afternoon with volunteer driver Mark O'Connor and Shepherd's Center of Mclean-Arlington-Falls Church client Janice Palmer. The piece highlights the growing challenge that seniors face when they wish to safely age in...

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Happy Holidays from NV Rides

As 2019 winds down, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the impact we have had collectively on the people most in need of our services.  In total, our network partners’ 442 drivers covered 110,185 miles to give 11,500 rides to 760 clients in 2019. As you can...

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