New Horizon Security Contributes to Northern Virginia Family Services’ SERVE Family Shelter to Support Families in Need this Holiday Season

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New Horizon Security staff crafted and donated 24 “Welcome Home” baskets to families in need Friday. New Horizon Security officers delivered the baskets to SERVE as part of their “Home for the Holidays” program.

New Horizon Security officers present Gwen McQueeney, Deputy Director of Shelter and Rapid Rehousing, Andrea Eck, Director of Housing, and Kimberly Davidson, Housing Locator, with the 24 baskets.

As a family-operated business, we have strong roots in Virginia and care deeply for the families we protect every day.

New Horizon Security Services, Inc., a privately-owned security services firm headquartered in Manassas, VA, specializing in armed and unarmed security officers in the Mid-Atlantic region, participated in Northern Virginia Family Services’ “Home for the Holidays” program, which aims to re-house 50 homeless families in 100 days this holiday season. New Horizon Security stocked and donated 24 baskets with various household necessities to help rehoused families make a smooth transition and enjoy the holidays in their new homes.

“We are committed to doing everything we can to ensure these families have a comfortable and happy holiday. As a family-operated business, we have strong roots in Virginia and care deeply for the families we protect every day,” said New Horizon Security President and CEO John “JJ” Frazer.

New Horizon Security challenged each of their five divisions to contribute a basket to the company’s donation, and Frazer generously pledged to match their efforts threefold. The amount of baskets collected exceeded expectations and New Horizon Security proudly did their part to lessen the burden of struggling families in Northern Virginia.

“Contributing to the well-being of our community is an integral part of our business as a security provider,” added Frazer. “When I heard about the ‘Home for the Holidays’ program, I knew we had to help out.”

The 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates Virginia alone has 4,234 homeless individuals, 2,786 of which are members of homeless families. Northern Virginia Family Services’ SERVE campus in Manassas aids these families, providing family shelters, rehousing services, financial assistance, and many other valuable community services. Deputy Director of Shelter and Rapid Rehousing Programs, Gwendolyn E. McQueeney, spearheads the effort to keep families comfortable and secure in the region. “There remains a lot of work to be done and many families in need in Northern Virginia. We are very grateful for New Horizon Security’s significant contribution towards our rehousing efforts,” said McQueeney. “As a non-profit that offers a variety of assistance programs, we rely on individuals and organizations such as Mr. Frazer and New Horizon Security to help us meet the numerous challenges families face everyday in our area.”

For more information about Northern Virginia Family Services’ SERVE campus in Manassas and how to contribute, visit http://www.nvfs.org/serve.

About New Horizon Security Services, Inc.
New Horizon Security specializes in providing high-quality armed and unarmed security officers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in support of local and state government agencies, private businesses, commercial and retail properties, construction sites, residential communities, education facilities, and public service buildings. New Horizon Security also operates a certified training academy to train unarmed and armed security officers for the field. This training academy is open to the public as well. New Horizon Security is headquartered in Manassas, VA with satellite branches in Richmond, Tidewater, Newport News, Roanoke, and Danville, VA.

Learn more about New Horizon Security at http://www.newhorizonsecurity.com.

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