Get Involved

There are many ways to support Stafford Junction’s programs.
We need volunteers to give their time, monetary donations to help fund our programs, and donations of items like school supplies and food. Please use the tabs below to see where you may be able to get involved.
Your support is vital to help us achieve our mission. We look forward to working with you as we strive to make a difference in Stafford County.

Volunteer Opportunities

In order to put the kids first, we require that ALL volunteers over the age of 18 to have a background check. Once we receive your volunteer application we will send you the link needed to get the background check done.

Brain Builders Tutor
Brain Builders is the backbone of our programs and has grown to 145 students within 8 programs at 8 schools. We serve 6 elementary schools, 1 middle school & 1 high school.

Monday/Wednesday afternoons at Kate Waller Barrett Elementary, Hampton Oaks Elementary and Ferry Farm Elementary and Falmouth Elementary

Tuesday/Thursday afternoons at Rocky Run Elementary, Hartwood Elementary, Drew Middle School and Stafford High evening program.

NEW Wednesday Reading program at Rocky Run Elementary

Our tutors assist students with homework, learning English, reading & math. They also encourage responsible behavior, respect for others, and positive attitudes.

Goal: To assist each student with homework and encourage them to be reading up to grade level.

Requirements: A heart for helping children and being at least 14 years old.

Brain Builders runs during the school year (Starting October 1, 2018 to April/May 2019) from 3:30-5:00pm.
Drew Middle T & TH 3:00 to 4:45
Stafford High Tues Evenings at Stafford Junction 6:30 to 8:00pm

** Volunteer Orientation and training will be offered: Mon 9/24 – Tues 9/25 or Thurs 9/27 * Only need to attend 1 session. 3:30 to 5:00 at Stafford Junction – 791 Truslow Rd – Fredbg 22406

Sign up to Volunteer
Adopt A School / After School Meals
We need to provide over 1,050 meals per month… We can’t do it alone… Interested in adopting a school to provide a healthy after school meal and take home snack? It can be 1 day a month, 1 day a week… Every little bit helps: Contact us (Info@StaffordJunction.org) to see which school and which days are needed.

Donations Needed

Amazon wish list
We have an Amazon wish list to give you ideas of things that we need! You can check it out here.
Give
We are always in need of donations to help fund our various programs. We make your support easy. Your tax deductible donation can be sent in several ways. You can make a monthly or a one time/yearly donation using our safe PayPal system using the link below, or you can mail a check payable to Stafford Junction to: 791 Truslow Road – Fredericksburg VA 22406.

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United Way Campaign Contribution
Give to Stafford Junction through United Way’s Combined Federal Campaign. CFC #27094
Give to Stafford Junction through United Way’s Local Government Campaign. LGC #6418
Shop Online and Give!
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Your tax-deductible donation will help these children and their families through afterschool educational opportunities, preschool, caregiver training, health and nutrition programs, enrichment activities, and much more!

School Supplies Locker
Stafford Junction provides about 200 backpacks full of supplies each year. We can’t do it alone! Feel free to contact our office to determine what we are low on and what your office, group or organization could help with. Lynn Hamilton — lhamilton@staffordjunction.org

Some items needed:

3 AND 5 subject spiral notebooks
Binders: 1/2 inch, 1 inch, 2 inch
Calculators
Clip Boards
Clorox wipes (3pk)
Coloring Books
Composition Notebooks
Computer Thumb Drives
Construction Paper
Crayons (24pk)
Display Boards
Dividers
Dry Erase boards (small)
Dry Erase Cleaner
Dry Erase Felt Eraser
Dry Erase markers (Black)
Dry Erase markers (set)
Eraser (block)
Erasers (Pencil Tip)
Flash Cards
Folders (3 prong)
Glue Sticks
Graph Paper
Hand Sanitizer
Hand Soap / large
Highlighters
Index cards (3×5 AND 4×6)
Kleenex Boxes
Markers (Fine point)
Markers (WASHABLE)
Note pads
Notebook paper
Paper (White Copy)
Colored Pencils (12 or 24 pack)
Paper Clips
Paper Plates (100)
Paper Towels
Pencil Bags
Pencil Boxes
Pencil Sharpeners (hand held)
Pencils
Pens (Black, Blue and Red)
Play money
Post It Notes
Rulers
Scissors (kids round tip)
Sheet protectors
Ziploc Bags (Snack, Sandwich, Quart, and Gallon)

SPECIAL ITEMS NEEDED FOR MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS –Current enrollment is appr. 35 students

Pocket Dictionary & Thesaurus
Mini/small stapler & staple remover
Scientific Calculator
USB – thumb drive

Miscellaneous Donations
"Wish List"

1.           Two Drawer Lockable File Cabinet
2.           Gas Powered Weed eater
3.           Gas Powered Mower
4.           Battery Powered Lawn Trimmer
5.           Gas Powered Blower
6.           Wheel barrow
7.           Children’s Books
8.           Basketballs, Volleyballs, Soccer Balls
9.           Hula-hoop’s
10.      Ball Air Pumps
11.      Tents and Camping Equipment
12.      Senior dues $40 (Cap/Gown, Tassel, diploma w/cover and Mini-diploma)
13.      Or Your Financial Gift to Purchase any of the Items Above.

 

 

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