Tour OAR & Upcoming Events

OAR Tours

Each one-hour tour features: a brief presentation from OAR leadership; an opportunity to talk with staff; participant success stories; and a tour of the OAR office.

Tours are held at the OAR office, located at 1400 N. Uhle Street, Suite 704, Arlington, VA 22201. To reserve a space for one of the Tours listed below, to register click here or call us at 703-228-7030.

Tuesday, August 1  8:00am

Wednesday, August 16  12:00pm

Thursday, September 7  6:30pm

Tuesday, September 19  12:00pm

Thursday, October 12  8:00am

Wednesday, October 25  12:00pm

Wednesday, November 8  6:30pm

Tuesday, November 14  12:00pm

Wednesday, December 6  8:00am

Monday, December 18  12:00pm

Can’t make any of these Tours? Additional Tours are scheduled throughout the year at different times of the day, or just let us know what works for your group of 6 or more.

Events

Join us for these upcoming events:

Sushi-Zen Fundraiser

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Sushi-Zen LogoIn celebration of their 20th Anniversary, Sushi-Zen is partnering with 20 different nonprofit organizations throughout the next year.  OAR has been selected as one of their charity partners, and on August 2, 2017, a portion of all the dinner sales at Sushi-Zen will be donated to OAR!  Plan to join us on the evening of August 2nd to enjoy delicious sushi and support OAR!  Click here for more information and to RSVP!

Sing Out for Second Chances

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Sing Out LogoJoin OAR for an evening of inspirational music presented by local faith community choirs and guest speakers from OAR to discuss the power and importance of second chances!  Free admission!  The event will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church (3500 S 19th St, Arlington, VA 22204.  Please RSVP online HERE. For more information, please contact Heather Pritchett at hpritchett@oaronline.org or 703-228-7435.

Toy Drive

The entire month of October 2017

Photo of Toy Drive at Faith LutheranEach year in the month of October, OAR hosts a community-wide Toy Drive to collect new, donated toys and holiday gifts for children of incarcerated parents.  We are seeking businesses, community centers, faith communities, and other locations to host donation boxes for us where toy collections can be held.  For more information, please contact Anne Breville at abreville@oaronline.org or 703-228-0587.

Project Christmas Angel

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

2015-oar-project-christmas-angel-dec-16-2015-27Save the date for Project Christmas Angel!  This is one of OAR’s largest events of the year!  OAR collects holiday gifts for children of incarcerated and recently released parents and distributes the gifts to the children.  Plan to join us on Wednesday, December 13th for our Wrapping Party, where nearly 200 volunteers will gather to select gifts for the children, wrap them, and prepare them for delivery.  RSVP required.  The RSVP form will be posted here in November. For more information, please contact Anne Breville at abreville@oaronline.org or 703-228-0587.

Second Chance Fundraising Breakfast

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

IMG_3249Save the date for our 10th Annual Second Chance Fundraising Breakfast!  Last year, we had nearly 600 guests in attendance to support OAR.  The event will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Crystal City (1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA).  For more information, please contact Heather Pritchett at hpritchett@oaronline.org or 703-228-7435.  More details coming soon.

 

Mobile Action Network

Join the OAR Mobile Action Network and be a part of millions who care about creating change for those coming home! You will receive information about events, major legislation affecting reentry, and other news sent straight to your cell phone. click here 

OAR around the community:

In the last few months OAR staff, volunteers, and clients have participated in the following community events:

  • Lions Eyeglass Recycling Event
  • Arlington Home and Show Expo
  • Feel the Heritage Festival
  • Clarendon Day
  • Columbia Pike Jazz Festival
  • Arlington Interfaith Council’s Helping Hands Awards Ceremony
  • Arlington’s 13th Annual State of the County
  • Arlington County Car Wash
  • Downtown Baptist Leader Cast
  • Arlington County Fair

In the last few months OAR staff have lead, served, or participated in the following committees, training, and meetings:

  • Northern Virginia Interfaith Reentry Collaborative
  • Shoplifters Program for Youth
  • Arlington’s Housing Committee 10 Year Plan to end homelessness
  • Alexandria’s Reentry Council
  • Alexandria’s Reentry Council Employment Committee
  • Arlington County Reentry Council (ACRC)
  • Arlington’s Drug Court Graduation Ceremony
  • Arlington County Integrated Services Committee
  • Alexandria Chamber Women’s Luncheon
  • Thinking for Change (T4C) Training
  • OST/MOST Assessment Training
  • Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) Training

 

More coming soon!