EVENTS

Upcoming Events

2024 Raise a Glass to Hope!

Save the date: You are invited to raise a glass to benefit Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC)!

Join LCAC on Sunday, September 15th, 2024

Details for individual entry and sponsorship opportunities to come.

For more information, email: jessica@lortonaction.org

2024 LCAC Open House:

LCAC hosted an Open House on Thursday, May 16th from 4-6 pm in the Lorton Community Center.  Our staff provided rolling tours of our offices and pantry.
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2024 Spring Into Action Gala:

Our annual Gala was held Saturday, April 27th at Harbour View on the Occoquan, 13200 Marina Way, Woodbridge, VA

The gala raises funds that help support LCAC programs and services throughout the year.
 
Our Top 2024 Gala Sponsors (Titanium Level and Higher):
Diamond:
Barb and Tim Rizer
Carly and Frank Fiorina
Platinum:
Tricia and Jay Barnwell Family
Titanium:
Ron Kowalski Real Estate Group
Molly and Bill Lynch

Click here to see a full list of our sponsors.

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2024 Monopoly Tournament Tickets to Benefit LCAC: 

On Saturday, February 24, 2024, we had our annual Monopoly Tournament to benefit LCAC–a fun opportunity to be competitive for a great cause.

 
Players, sponsors, and donors of the Monopoly Tournament helped raise nearly $7,000 for LCAC. 
Congratulations to our grand prize winner, Michael Atlan. Other top finalists include Thais Ribeiro, James “Jim” Bibb, Wendi Pate, Akul Dixit, and Kevin O’ Meara, Jr.

 

Thank you to the sponsors of the tournament:

Round 3 Sponsor:
Keller Williams Capital Properties and Menkiti Group
Round 2 Sponsors:
Affordable Carpet and Flooring
Casey Whitmarsh – State Farm Agent
Edwardene Pitcock
Round 1 Sponsors:
Enterprise e-Support.Inc
Universal Title Fairfax
Tim and Barb Rizer
Paul Thieberger

LCAC’s 2023 Holiday Gift Event Thanks to our generous donors and volunteers who helped us fill more than 800 specific gift requests for children and gift cards for our senior/disabled clients who pre-registered.

 

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Warm Coat Outreach

LCAC’s 2023 Warm Coat Drive was a big success. Thanks to your donations we provided more than 1,000 coats and other items to LCAC clients.

 
 
 

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LCAC Thanksgiving Food Basket Drive 2022

Thanksgiving 2023

Thanks to all who donated to our Thanksgiving food drive!   We are still accepting at our food pantry the below list of items our clients are most requesting that we often can’t stock. (We also distributed traditional Thanksgiving food, thanks to three local churches who prepared enough traditional boxes to cover all client families! And thanks to all who donated $25 Food Lion Gift Cards our clients enjoyed.) 

Here are food items still in high demand at our food pantry throughout the holidays: Cinnamon, Flour (all purpose), Sugar, Cooking oil, Containers of Condiments (not packets), Canned Sardines, Spam, Vienna Sausages, Handi-Snacks, Bumblebee On-The-Run.

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2023 Raise a Glass to Hope

Thanks to all who attended our wine event (see photo) and a very special thanks to our sponsors of the event, listed here,  who helped us raise $17,000 for LCAC at the event:

$2,500 Cabernet Level: Barb & Tim Rizer (who also hosted the event); and Michael & Allison Rizer

$1,500 Chardonnay Level: Covanta; and Edwardene Pitcock

$1,000 Rosé: Joan Modzelewski

$500 Prosecco: Bill Mountjoy and Linda Knoche; Pamela and Timothy Chase; Kem and Hillary Clawson; Mary Beth Cutting; Bruce Scott

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2023 LCAC Spring into Action Gala

The LCAC Spring Into Action Annual Gala is the organization’s largest fundraising event of the year! It was a great success. All proceeds supported LCAC’s mission to provide for neighbors in need.

Held Saturday, April 29th, 2023, from 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. at Harbour View on the Occoquan, more than 200 people celebrated LCAC, danced to the great Johnny Artis Tribute band, enjoyed beer donated by Bunnyman Brewing, and raised more than $200,000 to support LCAC’s programs.

View All of Our Sponsors!

SPECIAL THANKS to our Top 5 Sponsors!
1. Carly and Frank Fiorina – Diamond
2. Tricia, Jay, Brian, Brittany and Matthew Barnwell – Platinum
3. Barbara and Tim Rizer – Iridium
4. Ron Kowalski Real Estate Group – Titanium
5. Bill and Molly Lynch – Titanium