Meet Our Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: APAH’s Board Chair Susan Bell

APAH’s current Board of Directors Chair is Susan Bell. She’s a 40-year resident of Arlington and former Arlington County employee. In honor of Volunteer Week, we asked Susan to tell […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom O’Keefe

Tom found APAH’s volunteer service through our partnership with  RSVP Northern Virginia, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (if you are age 55 and over and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Diane Andrews

Diane may be retired, but she is far from being finished engaging in meaningful work. Diane, Theater Arts Teacher Diane is new to Arlington, having moved to the area last […]

Ruth and Carol: Connecting to the Community Through Volunteer Service

Ruth Ruth started volunteering with the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) in 2012 at its main distribution center in the Shirlington area. She had been serving there for two years […]

National Volunteer Week 2019: April 7 to 13

“Volunteerism is currency that appreciates.”     -Susan J. Ellis National Volunteer Week is April 7-13. Each year, this week of recognition is an opportunity for organizations to honor volunteers and […]

Celebrating Community Support of K-12 Students in Arlington

Individuals, neighbors, faith communities, and businesses in Arlington and across the DC metro region, once again came together to support Arlington students and their families. Some of the most inspiring […]

Volunteers Make it Happen: Baseball, Team Spirit, and Summer Fun!

A young man with a passion for baseball brings the game, the equipment, team spirit, and bubble blowing contests into the lives of kids who call an APAH Community home. […]

Tutoring Supports Academic Success and Creates a Lasting Volunteer-Student Relationship

When you bring together a volunteer with time, a big heart, and mad math skills and a student in need of academic assistance, great things can happen! There’s nothing worse […]