Reston Community Players Holds Month-Long Concert Series Fundraiser

Reston Community Players has announced a special month-long concert series, ‘RCP Gives Thanks’, to show gratitude to the Reston community for its support this year. 

The virtual mini-concerts will feature some of RCP’s performers while generating donations for their organization in addition to other local non-profits in the Reston area. 

Beginning November 1 at 8 p.m., RCP will spread a message of gratitude and camaraderie with uplifting stories of gratitude and performances from memorable past performers, according to a statement from the organization. The fundraising campaign will take place via RCP’s Facebook page. 

“‘RCP Gives Thanks’ is our chance to show our gratitude and appreciation for the community that has sustained us for the past 54 years,” said Jolene Vettese, the president of RCP, in the statement.  “November is often a time to reflect on what we have in our lives that we are thankful for, and we’d like to share with our community what it is that we are thankful for.”

Donations will go towards defraying the fixed operating expenses that RCP cannot cover due to the pandemic, specifically production cancellations. 

RCP will also be staring the proceeds with Shepherd’s Center, LINKS Inc,  and Cornerstones as a means of thanking the community. Each non-profit partner will be featured for 10 days of performances and will receive half of all donations raised during those days, according to the statement. 

Those interested can visit RCP’s website for more information and the schedule of performances. 

Image via Reston Community Players/Facebook

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