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Fairfax County needs a volunteer to shop for groceries for a Farsi-speaking older adult in Alexandria. A female is preferred. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices and click on volunteers.  

Fairfax County needs a volunteer to serve as a social visitor to a Korean-speaking older adult in Annandale. The volunteer must speak Korean. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices and click on volunteers.

Fairfax County needs Meals on Wheels drivers to deliver meals to Vietnamese speaking older adults in Falls Church and Annandale. Volunteers do not have to speak Vietnamese. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices and click on volunteers.

Fairfax County needs a volunteer to provide grocery shopping and general transportation for an older adult in Annandale. Contact Fairfax County's Volunteer Solutions at 703-324-5406, TTY 703-449-1186, VolunteerSolutions@fairfaxcounty.gov, or visit Volunteer Solutions at www.and click on volunteers.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices.

 

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