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Rachel Wims

PHONE: 301.351.7028

VRF Corporate Sponsors:

Bold Concepts, Congressional Bank and Hughes


Rachel Wims and VRF team with Montgomery

County Family Justice Center for Teddy Bear




Teddy Bear Drive - VRF teams with Montgomery County Family Justice Center




Blanket Drive


The VRF Youth Ambassadors’ 10th annual blanket drive for the homeless brought in
over 100 new blankets to the homeless and shelters housing children and families.

The idea for the blanket drive originated with Youth Ambassador President, Rachel Wims,
when she was in the 6th grade at Kingsview Middle School in Germantown, MD. This
year, Youth Ambassadors Leiah Bailey, Nick and Robert Caverly, Dexter Merritt, Sasha
Miller, Sydney Salgado, and Isaiah Washington helped with the drive.

Over the past 10 years, more than 2,000 blankets have been given to the area’s homeless by the Youth Ambassadors.

Special thanks to our partners: George Nash, Bethesda Chevy Chase Rotary Club, Jemery
Lichtenstien, RE/MAX of Bethesda, State Senator Nancy King, District 39, Montgomery
County Public Schools staff, Congressional Bank, Glen Echo Park, Goshen United Methodist
Church, Katey Boerner, Bold Concepts, Inc. and Milestone Cleaners at Travilah.

Rachel Wims with Susan Kirk of Bethesda Cares

Blanket Recipients

This year, 100 blankets were given to the homeless and shelters housing children and families in Washington DC metro area.

The blanket drive will continue. For more information on where
to donate blankets contact the VRF office, (301) 351-7028.

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VRF Fall and Winter Coat and Back Pack Drive