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.

Thursday, November 15 6:30pm (CANCELLED!)

Tuesday, November 27 12:00pm

Thursday, December 6 8:00am

Wednesday, December 19 12:00pm

Tuesday, January 8 6:30pm

Thursday, January 24 12:00pm

Wednesday, February 13 8:00am

Tuesday, February 26 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:

Annual Toy Drive 

October 2018 – December 2018

Get ready for OAR’s Annual Toy Drive! This year, the Toy Drive will kick off on October 8, 2018. Every year from October to December OAR hosts a Toy Drive to collect toys and gifts for children of parents incarcerated as a part of OAR’s Project Christmas Angel Program. We are currently looking for businesses and organizations in the community to host donation boxes for us! If you are interested in hosting a donation box, please email hpritchett@oaronline.org. For more information about this year’s Toy Drive click here.

Sing Out for Second Chances

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Join 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! The event will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Click here for more details about the event and to RSVP!

Arlington Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Mark your calendars for the 13th year of the Arlington Turkey Trot coordinated by the Christ Church of Arlington! OAR is honored to be a beneficiary organization for this year’s event. Your registration will help to support OAR, as well as five other local nonprofit organizations. Online registration is now open! Click here to register for this year’s Turkey Trot.

Giving Tuesday 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving back to your favorite charities and celebrating giving and philanthropy. As you plan your Giving Tuesday donations, please consider making a contribution to OAR! You can always make a contribution via OAR’s website.

Project Christmas Angel 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

This year’s Project Christmas Angel Wrapping Party will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 6:30PM-9:30PM in Arlington. Join OAR in wrapping holiday gifts for children of incarcerated and recently released parents donated to us through our annual Toy Drive. Stay tuned on our website and our social media for more details about this event, coming soon!

OAR’s Second Chance Fundraising Breakfast

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Save the date for OAR’s 11th Annual Second Chance Fundraising Breakfast! Come join OAR for a free, hot breakfast and to hear an amazing program about OAR’s mission and hear participant stories. Registration and additional details for the Breakfast will be up on our website and social media closer to the date of the event so stay tuned!

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!