Archives: ‘Non-Profits’

National Cartoonist Says “Happy Holidays” To Alexandria’s Children

December 20th, 2010 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Non-Profits]

Nationally syndicated cartoonist Nick Galifianakis, whose illustrations accompany Carolyn Hax’s daily advice column in “The Washington Post” and other media outlets, created a special drawing for the Center for Alexandria’s Children, a public- private partnership dedicated to eliminating child abuse in the City of Alexandria.

National Association Utilizes Bond Financing Program To Purchase Office Condominium In The City Of Alexandria

December 16th, 2010 | [From: Non-Profits]

The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Alexandria authorized the issuance of $5,150,000 in revenue bonds to fund the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Incorporated (NHPCO)’s purchase of a new headquarters building.

St. Luke Would Be Proud

December 16th, 2010 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Non-Profits]

Members of St. Luke’s Church collected hundreds of gifts for community children in need and delivered them to UCM on Wednesday, December 15

Center For Alexandria’s Children Gives Shoes To Kids In Need

December 15th, 2010 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Non-Profits]

The Center for Alexandria’s Children, a public-private partnership that coordinates the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of abused children, and Payless Shoes are acting as Santa’s elves to provide shoes for children of families served by the CAC.

Carpenter’s Shelter Benefits From Dominion Donation

December 14th, 2010 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

On Thursday, Dominion Resources announced that Carpenter’s Shelter in Alexandria would receive a $25,000 grant to help weatherize the facility. In all, Dominion’s EnergyShare program and organizations that provide shelter or housing assistance for the homeless and others in need received more than $2 million in donations. Dominion, one of the nation’s largest energy producers, announced that donations will help organizations in Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia and 11 other states.

Local Non-Profit Wins Good Neighbor Award

December 10th, 2010 | [From: Business, Non-Profits]

Today, the West End Business Association presented their 2010 December 10th, annual Good Neighbor Award to Rebuilding Together Alexandria, a local, volunteer-based non-profit that preserves affordable housing by providing free home repair services to in-need residents. WEBA presents its awards to companies and individuals who make Alexandria an outstanding place to live and work.

United Community Ministries Named To List Of Top-Rated Nonprofits

December 9th, 2010 | [From: Non-Profits]

United Community Ministries has been named to a new list of top-rated nonprofits by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews for nonprofit organizations.

Guest House: Choosing To Change

December 7th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Non-Profits, Top Stories]

The house at 1 E. Luray Avenue looks like any other well-kept home in Del Ray – and it is just that – for ten previously incarcerated women who have made a decision to change their lives.

Where Working Men Defend Their Rights, That’s Where You’ll Find Jon Liss

November 18th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Non-Profits, Top Stories]

For more than 25 years, Jon Liss has been the face and voice of community activism in Arlandria as the executive director of Tenants and Workers United. In January, he will begin another phase of grassroots organizing, helping Virginia New Majority develop a political voice.

Divas And Bards Raising Support For Northern Virginia Artists

November 18th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style, Non-Profits]

Divas and Bards will be on hand to help raise support for local artists at a special fundraising gala Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Arts Center at Convergence.