Arlington Cares

A Celebration of Volunteerism
Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 5:30pm - 7:30pm 
Arlington Cares is a celebration of volunteerism. At this free event, we will recognize our 2019 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 discuss their mission and volunteer opportunities. 
Interested in nominating someone for a community award? Information and nominations forms can be found here.
Nomination and Award Timeline:

Monday, March 4, 2019 -  The Nomination Form for the Community Service Awards can be found here. The Volunteer Arlington Award nomination form can be found here
Friday, May 3, 2019 -  Nomination forms are due to Volunteer Arlington. Please submit nominations to Lisa Fikes, Execuitve Director of Volunteer Arlington, at with the subject, “Volunteer Arlington Community Award Nomination.”

Monday, May 6, 2019 - Nomination forms are sent to Volunteer Arlington Advisory Council for evaluation.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -  Nominators with award winners are contacted by phone.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 -  Emails sent to other nominators.

Monday, July 1, 2019 - Deadline for nonprofit and County Partners to submit names of those volunteers who have served 100 hours during the course of one year. Submission form will be made available here.

July 23, 2019, 5:30pm - 7:30pm - Awards given at "Arlington Cares: A Celebration of Volunteerism"


Congratulations again to our 2018 volunteer award winners!

  • Volunteer Arlington Award: Siobhan Grayson
  • Youth Service Award: Mia Lee
  • Family Service Award: Gene and Jeanie Cross
  • RSVP Award: Janet Garber 
  • Distinguished Corporate Service Award: Deloitte
  • Distinguished County Service Awards: Kate Athing and the Marymount Women's Lacross Team; Sly Young
  • Lifetime of Service Award: Lois Sewell

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

Check out photos from this event on our Facebook page.