Arlington Cares

A Celebration of Volunteerism

Arlington Cares is a celebration of volunteerism. At this free event, we will recognize our 2018 award winners as well as community volunteers who have served 100 hours or more within the past year. Additionally, local nonprofit and county partners will be present to share their missions and volunteer opportunities. All are welcome to join Volunteer Arlington in celebrating and honoring volunteerism in Arlington County!

Event Details

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
5:30pm - 7:30pm

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
4301 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22203

There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required. 
Deadline to register is Thursday, July 19.


The nomination process is now closed.

Awards will be presented for the following categories:

  • ​Volunteer Arlington Award
  • Lifetime of Service Award
  • Distinguished County Service Award
  • Distinguished Corporate Service Award
  • RSVP Award
  • Family Volunteer Service Award
  • Youth Volunteer Service Award
  • Volunteer Service Awards

Information about the specific awards can be found here

100 Hour Volunteer Service Awards

To our partner organizations, if your organization has an individual who has volunteered more than 100 hours during the course of one year (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018), please contact Volunteer Arlington at, and we will recognize them on our website as well as at the Arlington Cares event on July 24, 2018.

To be recognized at the July 24, 2018 event, names must be submitted by our partner organizations no later than Monday, July 2, 2018.

Look here to view previous 100 Hours of Volunteer Service Award Winners.