Businesses Care

Businesses Care Event

Businesses Care: Connecting Businesses with Community Needs


At this virtual event, businesses and individuals had opportunity to listen and learn about ways they can effectively support the needs of our community, especially during a global pandemic.

Watch the recording of the live event here.


Excella, an Arlington-based technology company, shared their stories of community engagement.

Afterwards, our local nonprofit and County organizations who are supporting residents in need, shared their most current challenges and ways businesses can play a role in making a marked difference in our community.

For businesses who are looking to engage in meaningful ways that meet real community needs, especially during the pandemic, this session is worth watching!

Please learn more about the partner nonprofits and their volunteer opportunities below.

AHC Inc.
AHC takes a holistic approach to affordable housing. We create innovative development strategies, manage our properties professionally, and provide life-changing programs for residents.

Arlington Thrive
Arlington Thrive provides timely assistance to help our neighbors in need so they can develop the capacity to be stable, secure, and thrive in their jobs, health, and homes.

Arlington Neighborhood Village
Arlington Neighborhood Village strives to enable members to continue living in their own homes and communities as they age—safely, independently, and with an enhanced quality of life—by providing access to support services and social programs.

A-SPAN’s vision is an inclusive and equitable community where all neighbors live stable, secure, and independent lives free from the threat of homelessness. A-SPAN’s mission is to transform lives by delivering housing solutions and pathways to stability.

Bridges to Independence
Bridges to Independence’s vision is to break intergenerational cycles of poverty.

Arlington Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
A CERT is a group of people organized as a neighborhood-based team that receives special training to enhance their ability to recognize, respond to, and recover from a major emergency or disaster situation.

CRi is a community-based nonprofit organization with a focus on providing personalized resources to people with developmental disabilities & mental health needs. We believe in serving people within the communities in which they live, & have done so for 45 years.

Just Neighbors
Just Neighbors is dedicated to serving and supporting the immigrant community of Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. We foster mutual understanding between immigrants and the larger community in which they live. We provide high-quality immigration legal services to low-income immigrants, asylees, and refugees in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia; and, build community among clients, staff, volunteers and the larger society through education, advocacy, and volunteerism.

R.E.A.D. (Read Early and Daily)
R.E.A.D empowers families to foster empathy, curiosity, and self-confidence in their young children through the joy of reading together every day. Our mission is ensuring babies and young children have new, quality, culturally relevant books of their own that are mirrors and windows into their everyday lives and communities. READ funds all its programming through our nonprofit children's bookstore, READ Books.

Arlington Education and Employment Program (REEP)
The Arlington Education and Employment Program (REEP) provides English classes to adults in Arlington, Virginia. We also offer career development opportunities with English for child care provider classes and English and workplace computer skills classes. Instruction at REEP integrates language, U.S. culture, digital literacy, community involvement, and workforce preparation into all courses.

Opportunities coming.