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.
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.
Alexandria’s Living Legends – Volunteer
1607 King St, Alexandria, VA22314http://www.alexandrialegends.com 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, AlexandriaLegends@ninatisara.com
Times are tough for everyone. With decreasing funding, and an increasing demand for services, resources are stretched thin.
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.
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.
The Center for Alexandria’s Children has been awarded accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process.
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[From: Non-Profits]
Winter takes its toll on the health and welfare of low-income homeowners—many of whom are elderly, disabled and veterans.