Fairfax County Parks Foundation Seeking Vehicle for Wonder Wagon Mobile Nature Center

The Fairfax County Park Foundation is seeking a vehicle and accepting donations to support the future FCPA Wonder Wagon Mobile Nature Center!

The Wonder Wagon Mobile Nature Center will bring environmental education to our neighbors particularly those in underserved and underrepresented communities. 

Children attending community outreach events, Rec-PAC summer camps, SACC programs at Title 1 schools in Fairfax County, and other popular gatherings will have fun with hands-on learning about our local environment.and increase connectedness to nature where they live.

Learn more about the Wonder Wagon and Donate Today to enrich the environment through education and equity outreach!

The Fairfax County Park Foundation is delighted to have been selected as the recipient of a 2023 grant through The Environment Fund for this impactful project!

Read this Environment Fund impact story, ‘Fairfax County Park Foundation goes Mobile’, by Alex Carey, Manager of Communications and Events, The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.

Fairfax County Park Foundation is grateful and honored to be a ’23 grantee of The Community for Northern Virginia!

The Fairfax Food Council is seeking two youth representatives to serve on the Fairfax Food Council Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is charged with overseeing the work of the Council, setting priorities, and raising resources, among other duties. As a member of the Steering Committee, the youth representative will:Attend the Steering Committee and work group meetings or review meeting minutes, as school schedule allows. Meet monthly with the Fairfax Food Council Project Manager and other designated members of the Steering Committee. Assist the Steering Committee in overseeing the work of the Council, and in setting the Council’s priorities. Represent the interests of youth who live and go to school in Fairfax County, Fairfax City, and Falls Church. The youth representative position is considered a volunteer position. However, youth representatives will be granted monthly stipends in the amount of $25 per hour of service. The time commitment is approximately 6 hours of service each month. Applicants should both live and attend school in Fairfax County, Fairfax City, or Falls Church, and be a rising high school junior for the 2023-2024 school year. Representatives will serve a one-year term, with the ability to extend to a two-year term.Applications are due by September 15, 2023.For more information, visit the Fairfax Food Council website or contact fairfaxfoodcouncil@fairfaxcounty.gov