Join Operation Turkey by dropping off Thanksgiving food at NOVEC offices NVFS will distribute to low-income people

November 02, 2018

Contact: NOVEC Public Relations, 1-888-335-0500,

MANASSAS, Va. -- Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative asks area residents to join Operation Turkey by dropping off nonperishable Thanksgiving food at a NOVEC office until Nov. 14. NOVEC HELPS, a group of employee volunteers, will deliver the food to Northern Virginia Family Service. NVFS will distribute the food to qualified low-income residents in Prince William County.

NOVEC’s Operation Turkey Offices, open 8:15 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday-Friday

10323 Lomond Drive

Manassas, VA 20109


14500 Minnieville Road

Woodbridge, VA 22193

Suggested food items include bread and muffin mixes, instant mashed potatoes, pasta, rice, boxed desserts, sugar, flour, evaporated milk, prepared piecrusts, and canned meats, vegetables, cranberry sauce, pie filling, and gravy.

NVFS will also accept donations by check, made payable to NVFS Operation Turkey, and mailed to 10455 White Granite Drive, Suite 100, Oakton, VA 22124.

NOVEC HELPS, Hands Engaged in Local Public Service, is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization of NOVEC employees who volunteer in the community. The HELPS board of directors votes on projects and events to support, whether with financial donations or with feet on the ground. Learn more at                                     

NOVEC, headquartered in Manassas, Virginia, is a not-for-profit corporation that provides electricity to more than 169,000 metered customers in Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, and Clarke counties, the City of Manassas Park, and the Town of Clifton. It also supplies natural gas and energy products and services to consumers in the Washington, D.C., region. NOVEC is one of the largest electric cooperatives in the United States. For more information, visit or call 703-335-0500 or 1-888-335-0500.

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