YAC Retreat


YAC is back! Patients and survivors ages 18-25 are invited to join us in Stafford, VA for a day of fun and relaxation. Join us for kayaking, paddle-boarding, nature walking, crafts, and lunch on us.   More information on the location provided after sign-ups!   Register here!

Fall Family Day @ KOA Williamsburg

KOA Williamsburg 4000 Newman Road, Williamsburg, VA

Join us for a day at the KOA filled with crafts, games, hiking, frisbee golf, good food, and hanging out on the giant spiderweb! Register here! 

Annual Gala

Hilton Mclean Tysons Corner 7920 Jones Branch Dr, Mclean

Gala attendees have the opportunity to visit with our young Special Love Ambassadors to learn first-hand the impact Special Love has had in their young lives, in addition to wonderful food, entertainment and exciting silent auction items. 

BRASS Weekend 2022

Camp Horizons 3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA

BRASS Weekend, Oct. 14-16th, 2022 at Camp Horizons Join us for fall fun with crafts, games, and Halloween fun! Open to brothers and sisters ages 7-17 who have a sibling with cancer within 5 years of their off treatment date as well as bereaved siblings.   Register here

Fall in Love 5k Walk/Run

Nationals Park 1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington, DC

Last year’s virtual walk/run was so much fun, and welcomed participants from across the country and over the pond, we are doing it again.  Gather your friends and family and join us from your neighborhood for this week-long 5k.  

Parents Getaway Weekend

Hyatt Regency 7901 Tysons One Pl, Tysons, VA

Registration is now open for our Annual Parents Getaway Weekend! November 19-20, 2022 Hyatt, Tysons Corner This free weekend is solely for the parents to provide them a safe place to share and support one another in a small group setting with discussion's and activities, while enjoying a little pampering and fun. Saturday afternoon enjoy; […]

Holiday Party

Pearl Street Warehouse 33 Pearl street SW, Washington, DC, DC

Special Love’s annual Holiday Party is a kick-off for our families to what we hope will be a great holiday season. It’s also a chance thank our wonderful donors and volunteers who make everything Special Love does possible.

Special Love’s Winter Weekend

Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center 230 Main Lodge Road, Davis, VA

Winter is coming! It's a good thing, too, because that means it's time for Special Love's Winter Weekend - and this year there's a twist. We've combined our two traditional January outings - teen/young adult weekend and Family Ski Weekend - and created one blowout, 3-day weekend at Canaan Valley Resort in West Virginia. The event will be open […]

Cookie Dough Concrete Virtual Program


Join our friends at Clark Construction for a fun virtual program (that you can eat.) Learn all about the process of making and mixing concrete, but unlike concrete, these results won't break your teeth. Cookie Dough Concrete! (A VOICE adventure hosted by our friends at Clark Construction) Thursday, January 19th, 4:30 pm on Zoom Supplies […]

Berry Cool DNA Virtual Program

Berry Cool DNA Science Thursday, March 23, at 4:30 pm Join our friends at Thermo-Fisher as we extract DNA from a strawberry! Plus, we'll make a do-it-yourself Bubbling Lava Lamp (time permitting). The session is open to patients and survivors ages 8-and-up who are within 5 years of treatment as well as their age-appropriate siblings. […]