About NOVA Relief Center

Turkey

Support / Sponsors

History

At NOVA Relief Center our mission is to improve the quality of life for refugees abroad, as well as for our own neighbors.

2013
Northern Virginia leaders visited Turkey with American Turkish Friendship Association (AFTA)

Visit to a Syrian refugee camp in with 16,000 refugees; 7-8,000 children under age 10; needed blankets in coming winter months

1st Northern Virginia Blanket Drive

2013 Donations sent to Turkey
2014 Donations sent to Turkey
2015 Donations sent to Turkey

2017
NOVA Relief Center was founded to continue support of Refugees with Blanket Drive sending supplies abroad, and local support of our refugee neighbors.

Free shipping services provided, thanks to Paxton Van Lines and Maersk

Partnership established with Helping Hand for Relief and Development

Donations sent to Lebanon

Leadership

Chair: Mark Gibb (former Executive Director, Northern Virginia Regional Commission)

Vice Chair: Mustafa Akpinar (former Executive Director, ATFA)

Treasurer: Scott York (former Chairman, Loudoun Board of Supervisors)

Support

Counties of Fairfax, Loudoun, Arlington and Prince William
Cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park
Towns of Vienna, Herndon, Dumfries, Leesburg and Purcellville