Entries by Savanna Mitchell

Volunteer Spotlight: Derrick Thornton

This month, get to know N Street Village Volunteer Derrick Thornton. Derrick is a middle school computer science teacher at the Mattawoman Middle School in Waldorf MD. He has been volunteering with the community since September 2018. Derrick is a very special member of the community who supports our events, including our annual Gala, Family […]

Community Builder Spotlight | Barbara Mitchell

While we slowly welcome volunteers back to the Village, we are spotlighting some of our incredible community members that give time, talent, and treasure to N Street Village. Meet long-time Ambassadors Council member and Community Builder, Barbara Mitchell. Q. How did you get involved with N Street Village? A. A fellow Ambassadors Council member invited me […]

CEO Schroeder Stribling Takes New Position

Message from the Board of Directors:  Dear Members of the N Street Village Community, On behalf of the N Street Village Board, we want to share big news—our admired and much loved Schroeder Stribling has accepted a new position as President and CEO of Mental Health America, a national mental health nonprofit located in the DMV. She will leave […]

Spring Village View

In this edition of the Village View find your one-year COVID-19 impact, meet our new Client Leadership Council, and read a recap of our 2021 Virtual Gala & Auction. Click here to find these stories and more.

Volunteer of the Month | Eliza Fox

This month we want to celebrate Village volunteer, Eliza Fox. Eliza truly exemplifies what it means to be a Village champion. Her work throughout the pandemic ensured that each new resident who walked through our doors received a fluffy new towel, an activity kit, a snack, and many other countless necessities. Let’s get to know […]

Reflections | Message from our CEO

            Dear Village Friends, I ended this week in a meeting of Village program leaders. There were nineteen people on our Zoom screen, mostly African American women, talking about their week. The shelter staff described how they responded to white supremacists marching past the shelter yelling racial slurs and angry […]