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Local Service Opportunities

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Local Service Opportunities

JK Farms

JK Farms is looking for volunteers to donate and work during May 15 and 16 at their Plant-a Thon event.

Select a time slot and register as a Team or Individual for a fun-filled day of planting to end hunger with healthy, organic food! 100% of all registration fees and donations are used to grow nutrient dense foods for families in need. 

With COVID-19, all time slots have been altered to meet CDC guidelines.


Nest4Us is a teen-led organization dedicated to working with communities to provide volunteer and leadership opportunities to make the world better through kindness. Visit their Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

Nest tutors virtual tutoring program

Be a Tutor: College, high school & middle school students are welcome to participate in this virtual tutoring. Sign up here:


Get TutoringStudents Pre-K through Middle school can participate in this online free tutoring program. Sign up here:

Nest nurtures

Through our NEST Nurtures program, we’re continuing to serve the homeless community, low-income families, and underprivileged kids through the food rescue!


Food Rescue Heroes: Sign up to pickup at a regional Panera Bread store and then drop-off bread at local shelters. 

nest kares

We’re consistently assembling care packages filled with toiletries & nonperishable food items and distributing them to those in need in the Washington Metro Area despite the outbreak.

Items Needed:

  • Toiletries (Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Soap, Shampoo, Hand Sanitizer, Cloth Masks, Sanitary Pads, Toilet Paper Rolls, Kitchen Rolls, etc)
  • School supplies
  • Nonperishable food items

Drop Off Location (By the door/garage): 20699 Tally Ho Court, Ashburn VA 20147 or make a tax-deductible donation.

Dulles South Food Pantry

Our local food pantry, Dulles South Food Pantry, provides nutritious food, personal supplies, and other services to those in need. They remain open and continue to serve their clients safely. Steadily the Dulles South Food Pantry has seen a rise in overall numbers of guests served. With job loss being an issue, often for both adults in the household, they expect these numbers to continue to rise.  

Get Involved

If you are able to grab a few extra items at the grocery store, Dulles South Food Pantry accepts the following types of items:

  • fruit (in cans, plastic or dried)
  • tomato products of all kinds
  • pasta sauce
  • spaghetti
  • whole grain pasta
  • canned tuna, chicken, sardines or other protein soup (especially tomato, seafood and chicken varieties)
  • peanut butter
  • small bags of rice
  • boxes of instant rice or rice mixes
  • dry lentils and beans
  • pancake mix
  • breakfast cereal
  • plain or instant oatmeal
  • breakfast bars granola bars, popcorn, raisins, crackers
  • baby food and infant formula (in date only)
  • birthday bags
  • personal care items such as shampoo, deodorant, soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, laundry detergent and feminine hygiene products

To keep updated on Dulles South Food Pantry most needed items and when and where to drop off donations you can visit - The Pantry also relies on financial donations to purchase fresh produce and dairy for distributions and to pay operating expenses. Donations are tax-deductible. Visit to see ways to make contributions.

Loudoun Cares: Connecting Residents & Nonprofits

Visit Loudoun Cares for many additional local volunteer opportunities.