Buyer's Guide

Civic Groups

25:40 - Helping One Child At A Time

25:40 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to help children in South Africa survive the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Many of these children have lost one or both parents to AIDS and many are HIV+ themselves.

Alternative House, 703-506-9191

Founded in 1972 as a shelter for runaway youth, Alternative House still provides this core service. However, as times have changed, Alternative House has grown to help children, youth and families meet new challenges. Our Community-Based Youth Services, Assisting Young Mothers program, Homeless Youth Initiative, and 24-Hour Crisis Hotline all further the mission of Alternative House to transform the lives of at-risk children, youth and their families in our changing community.

Carpenter's Shelter, 703-548-7500

Carpenter's Shelter is an innovative provider of services to the homeless promoting lifelong self-reliance. As Northern Virginia's largest homeless program, Carpenter's Shelter is "more than just a roof."

Catholic Business Network of Northern Virginia, 703-528-3885

The Catholic Business Network of Northern Virginia is an independent, nonprofit organization of businesses and individual professionals, who come together to represent community interests and advance Catholic morality, values, and ethics in both the workplace and in the community.

Echo, 703-569-9160

7205 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, VA 22150

"Ecumenical Community Helping Others" (ECHO) distributes food, clothing, household items, transportation, a variety of related family counseling services, all in a store-like setting, to those experiencing temporary difficulties in the Burke and Springfield communities of Fairfax County.

Fairfax Genealogical Society of Fairfax County, Virginia

This society of over 500 members conducts many programs to further genealogical pursuit and to promote the use of sound genealogical practices.

Habitat for Humanity

Nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization, seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world.

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia is dedicated to offering quality programs, activities and services which emphasize Jewish culture, identity and values to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Philip Hayden Foundation - China Orphan Outreach

The Philip Hayden Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization, established for the purpose of helping China’s orphaned and special needs children.

The Women's Center, 703-281-2657

The Women's Center in Vienna offers a wide variety of workshops including health- and safety-related topics.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter-Northern Virginia

Worldwide Marriage Encounter offers a weekend experience designed to give married couples the opportunity to examine their life together. It is one of the most successful and dynamic marriage enrichment experiences in the world today.