Archives: ‘Non-Profits’

UCM Reaches Help The Homeless Walkathon Goal

November 14th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

UCM is excited and proud to announce that it has exceeded its goal of 3,000 walker registrations for the 2011 Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walkathon program. From July 1 through November 4 this year, more than thirty schools, churches and other community organizations held Help the Homeless mini-walk events to benefit UCM.

Alexandria Holiday Volunteering

November 8th, 2011 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Non-Profits]

The Salvation Army provides for about 150 families at Thanksgiving. Volunteers are needed to fill boxes and distribute to families. Dinner collection needed by November 11, delivery setup November 19, distribution November 20.

Volunteer Opportunity Hotlist

November 8th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

Alexandria’s Living Legends – Volunteer

1607 King St, Alexandria, VA22314 There are several ways volunteers can support this valuable community project which celebrates and documents Alexandrians who make a difference. Write articles, submissions, research grant opportunities and contribute to the grantwriting process, or help coordinate the upcoming Legends reception in spring. Contact: Nina Tisara, 703 625 2330,

NVCT Rallies Hundreds In Order To Match Our Board Challenge And Win

November 2nd, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

Times are tough for everyone. With decreasing funding, and an increasing demand for services, resources are stretched thin.

Local Optimist Club Emphasizes Need For Respect For The Law

October 31st, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

The Optimist Club of Alexandria recognized three members of the Alexandria Police Department and the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office for distinguished service to the community. The annual Optimist Club of Alexandria Respect for Law Program took place at a luncheon at the Belle Haven Country Club on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

2011 Living Legend of Alexandria

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

For Alexandria Living Legend Stewart Dunn, it is a matter of balance. He balances his professional duties as a partner at Ivins, Phillips & Barker with his duties as Vice Chair of the Planning Commission.

Center For Alexandria’s Children Earns Accreditation From National Children’s Alliance

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

The Center for Alexandria’s Children has been awarded accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process.

Del Ray Business Association Donates Nearly 200 Coats To The CFNC

October 25th, 2011 | [From: Business, Non-Profits]

Autumn is a time when many Alexandria parents pull out their children’s coats, assess their size or color or utility, and buy a coat to keep their children warm during the impending winter.

Rebuilding Together Alexandria Releases Top Five Energy Efficient Home Tips; Encourages Community To Help Neighbors Winterize

October 24th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

Winter takes its toll on the health and welfare of low-income homeowners—many of whom are elderly, disabled and veterans.

Alexandria Hotlist

October 19th, 2011 | [From: Non-Profits]

The Basic Literacy Tutoring Program provides one-on-one assistance for adults who can speak and understand English, but need help with reading and writing.