'Acting' President of the United States Helps Homeless Center

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Volunteers of America

    WOODBRIDGE, Va., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Sheen, President of the
 United States Josiah Bartlet on TV's "The West Wing," has autographed an array
 of mementoes, including script pages and a unique "prop," from this season's
 first episode to benefit Volunteers of America's Homeless Prevention Center, a
 family shelter in Woodbridge, VA. The items have been framed by a local art
 gallery where they will be displayed through May 15, 2001. The items can also
 be seen at http://www.aftershare.org while bids are taken by phone or via
 email.
     The items, patriotically displayed, include three signed script pages from
 the opening episode, a letter signed "Martin Sheen, 'Acting' President of the
 United States," signed boxers from the hospital scene (including stage blood
 from the bullet wound), and two pictures of Mr. Sheen holding the signed
 boxers.
     Gray Wolf Gallery owner, Catherine Lasher Winneberger, generously framed
 the items with conservation materials and is displaying the collection at her
 gallery located at The Market at Opitz Crossing, 1941 Daniel Stuart Sq. in
 Woodbridge, VA. The shadowbox collection framing of the Martin Sheen
 collection is available for viewing Tuesday through Friday from 10-7 p.m. and
 Saturday from 10-3 p.m.
 
     The Homeless Prevention Center, at 14945 Jefferson Davis Hwy. in
 Woodbridge, VA, is a 30-bed shelter operated by Volunteers of America
 Chesapeake since 1990. Mr. Sheen has assisted the Center and many other
 homeless programs since 1985 when he portrayed D.C. homeless advocate Mitch
 Snyder in the movie "Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story."
 
     For more information about the display and its showing, contact Gray Wolf
 Gallery at 703-497-4729. For more information about the bidding process and
 how the highest bid will benefit the Center, contact Gayle Sanders, Volunteers
 of America Chesapeake Program Director at 703-680-5403. Information is also
 available at http://www.aftershare.org .
 
 

SOURCE Volunteers of America
    WOODBRIDGE, Va., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Sheen, President of the
 United States Josiah Bartlet on TV's "The West Wing," has autographed an array
 of mementoes, including script pages and a unique "prop," from this season's
 first episode to benefit Volunteers of America's Homeless Prevention Center, a
 family shelter in Woodbridge, VA. The items have been framed by a local art
 gallery where they will be displayed through May 15, 2001. The items can also
 be seen at http://www.aftershare.org while bids are taken by phone or via
 email.
     The items, patriotically displayed, include three signed script pages from
 the opening episode, a letter signed "Martin Sheen, 'Acting' President of the
 United States," signed boxers from the hospital scene (including stage blood
 from the bullet wound), and two pictures of Mr. Sheen holding the signed
 boxers.
     Gray Wolf Gallery owner, Catherine Lasher Winneberger, generously framed
 the items with conservation materials and is displaying the collection at her
 gallery located at The Market at Opitz Crossing, 1941 Daniel Stuart Sq. in
 Woodbridge, VA. The shadowbox collection framing of the Martin Sheen
 collection is available for viewing Tuesday through Friday from 10-7 p.m. and
 Saturday from 10-3 p.m.
 
     The Homeless Prevention Center, at 14945 Jefferson Davis Hwy. in
 Woodbridge, VA, is a 30-bed shelter operated by Volunteers of America
 Chesapeake since 1990. Mr. Sheen has assisted the Center and many other
 homeless programs since 1985 when he portrayed D.C. homeless advocate Mitch
 Snyder in the movie "Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story."
 
     For more information about the display and its showing, contact Gray Wolf
 Gallery at 703-497-4729. For more information about the bidding process and
 how the highest bid will benefit the Center, contact Gayle Sanders, Volunteers
 of America Chesapeake Program Director at 703-680-5403. Information is also
 available at http://www.aftershare.org .
 
 SOURCE  Volunteers of America