The holiday season is here and that means Alexandria communities seek volunteers for many and different causes.
The Alexandria Patches are highlighting good causes seeking volunteers during this holiday season.
This week's volunteer spotlight shines on:
Who: Department of Community and Human Services
What: Holiday Sharing Program
When: Saturdays on Oct. 13, 20, 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or Sundays, Oct. 14, 21, noon to 4 p.m., or any portion of those times
Where: DCHS Center, 2525 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA 22301
Why: Be part of the holiday spirit and reach out to eligible low income families, foster children, and elderly or disabled citizens through the DCHS Holiday Sharing Program. You will talk to the parent of an eligible family and enter information in the Wish Lists database. No computer experience is necessary. Spanish-speakers are particularly encouraged. Older high school students welcome.