MEMORIAL DAY: United Community is closed on May 30th, 2022

Dazzling Performance From Our Local Youth

Youth from our local community dazzled the crowd with their graduation presentation of the play “Encanto” to finish off a week-long camp with Alexandria’s Children’s Theater (ACT). Opportunity Neighborhood Mount Vernon (ONMV) and COMMUN1TY+ partnered with ACT to provide a unique experience where the children learned dialogue, songs, and dances that were presented to families […]

Summer Fun Day at the Hybla Valley Community Center

United Community was proud to participate in Supervisor Rodney Lusk’s, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Summer Fun Day, which he hosted earlier this month at the Hybla Valley Community Center. We enjoyed spending the day with community members delighting in the moon bounce and other games, eating delicious food, and playing with drones. Everyone at […]

Family Fun Day

Last Saturday’s rain held off long enough to make the Family Fun Day, hosted by our Family Achievement Program (FAP), a huge success. The entire community was invited to come out to celebrate the hard and accomplishments work of families involved with FAP.

United Community in Your Neighborhood

After a forced two-year break in events due to the pandemic, we are thrilled to be back out and about in our community at a variety of events and activities. United Community hosted a Juneteenth celebration for residents at our Creekside Village Community Center. We also proudly participated in events hosted by local organizations, including […]

Sacramento Families Explore the Environment

United Community’s Sacramento Neighborhood Center participated in Fairfax County NAACP’s Family Fun Day at Mount Vernon Woods Park on Saturday, June 4. Families enjoyed eco-friendly activities and learned more about environmental resources in the community. Community members of all ages enjoyed an afternoon of environmental exploration, including bird watching, counting caterpillars, and flower dying. Families also made DIY binoculars, participated in recycling relay races, and played other outdoor games.

Building Brighter Futures

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United Community’s Family Achievement Program (FAP) is centered around helping families achieve self-sufficiency and independence through one-on-one coaching, connecting them to community  resources, and partnering with organizations and programs that share our desire to help families succeed. Our new partnership with Building Momentum is  an amazing example of how FAP helps participants achieve their goals and learn valuable skills. 

2022 Valencourt Scholarship Recipients

United Community’s Progreso Literacy and Citizenship Center is pleased to announce this year’s Valencourt Scholarship recipients for 2022. The Valencourt Scholarship was created in 2014 at the bequest of Ms. Lois Valencourt to enable students graduating from Mount Vernon, West Potomac, and Bryant High Schools to pursue vocational training or a traditional college education. Recipients receive […]

Volunteer Appreciation Day: April 2022

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Celebrating our incredible volunteers with a morning of food and fun! United Community’s success depends upon our wonderful volunteers, and after two years of the pandemic altering our plans, honoring them in person again at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Day was extra special. Our volunteers and their families enjoyed food and entertainment as we took […]

Second THRIVE Graduation Held

THRIVE program continues to help adults become workforce ready! United Community’s Sacramento Neighborhood Center (SNC) held a graduation brunch last week to honor this round’s THRIVE participants for their hard work and dedication to gaining new skills. SNC developed THRIVE (Together Helping Reintroduce Individuals to Valuable Education) as a 10-week course to help adults develop computer skills, engage in health and wellness activities, and become more workforce ready.


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