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Homeless veterans move into new Alexandria home

Northern Virginia veterans coming out of homelessness have been given a hand up by Operation Renewed Hope Foundation with support from Fairfax County’s Department of Housing and Community Development. A three-bedroom, 1½ -bath Alexandria property was recently renovated and reconfigured by HomeAid Northern Virginia into a four-bedroom, three-bath home to comfortably accommodate four individual veteran residents or a family. Read article on InsideNoVa website.

Christopher Companies Joins Initiative to Combat Veteran Homelessness

The Christopher Companies has partnered with HomeAid Northern Virginia, KTGY Architecture + Planning, and over two dozen trade partners on a charity project led by the Operation Renewed Hope Foundation. Read more.

Dominion Energy awards grant to ORHF

Dominion Energy supports critical community needs and awarded a grant to ORHF. It was televised on WUSA channel 9 in the metropolitan DC area on February 10, 2020. View video clip here.


ORHF celebrates first home purchase with ribbon cutting June 14, 2019

For additional information, contact: Deborah Snyder, 703.887.8117,

June 1, 2019


OPERATION RENEWED HOPE FOUNDATION (ORHF) will conduct a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6400 May Blvd., Alexandria, Va. 22310, on June 14, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. to celebrate its first home purchase.

ORHF is a Veteran led 501(c)(3) organization providing quality housing and supportive services to our Nation’s Veterans and their families who are experiencing homelessness. Since inception in Dec. 2011, ORHF assisted more than 800 Veterans and their family members.

The public is invited to come out and celebrate this milestone as ORHF continues to help our Nation’s Veterans and their families one home at a time.

Deborah Snyder, President/CEO, leads ORHF. For more information about ORHF or to join in this fight visit, email:, or call 703.887.8117

Miss DC for America & Mrs. DC America Pageant 2019

An Officer and Gentlewoman, LLC presents Miss DC for America & Mrs. DC America Pageant 2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

The Miss DC for America and Mrs. DC America Pageant publicly recognizes beautiful women living and/or working within a 25-mile radius of Washington, D.C., who have demonstrated personal, professional, and community achievements. Tickets available here. [Posted March 21, 2019]