Archives: ‘Non-Profits’

Volunteers Of America Chesapeake Extends Reach

December 29th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Volunteers of America Chesapeake has expanded its work on behalf of veterans in need into northwestern and southwestern Virginia, more than doubling the number of jurisdictions the organization serves in the state of Virginia.

Living Legends Of Alexandria Announces 2017 Living Legends Recipients

December 21st, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits]

Yesterday, Living Legends of Alexandria announces its selections for the newly inducted 2017 Living Legends. The 2017 Living Legends were selected from public nominations received throughout the year.

ALIVE! Announces A New Director Of The Child Development Center

December 19th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

ALIVE! has a new Director of the Child Development Center. Kathie Boling started at the Director of the CDC at the end of November.

Alexandria City Council Approves New Affordable Housing And Shelter

December 19th, 2016 | [From: 2016 Year In Review, Non-Profits, Top Stories]

At its regular meeting today, Alexandria City Council unanimously approved a development special use permit for Carpenter’s Shelter to construct a modern shelter facility and 98 affordable rental units.

Local Nonprofit to Benefit From Grant By Dominion Foundation

December 16th, 2016 | [From: 2016 Year In Review, Non-Profits]

Senior Services of Alexandria, a nonprofit organization that provides Meals on Wheels to older adults who are homebound in the City of Alexandria, was the recipient of a $2,500 grant awarded recently by the Dominion Foundation, the charitable arm of Dominion Resources.

Filipino Community Celebrates 500 Year Christmas Tradition

December 16th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits]

Each year, the Filipino community in the Diocese of Arlington participates in “Simbang Gabi” — a long treasured Philippine tradition where worshippers attend Mass for nine consecutive days in preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ.

Catholic Diocese Of Arlington Welcomes New Bishop

December 7th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits]

Yesterday Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, 59, formally assumed leadership of the Diocese of Arlington, home to more than 600,000 Catholics. The fourth Bishop of Arlington, Bishop Burbidge succeeds Bishop Paul S. Loverde, 76, who led the Diocese since 1999.

Alice’s Kids Expands Services To Alexandria

December 5th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

Alice’s Kids, a charity that has been providing direct assistance to needy children in Fairfax County for five years has started providing help to children in the City of Alexandria.

Scouting For Food Donations Stock UCM Food Pantry

December 5th, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits]

The annual Scouting for Food drive on Saturday, Nov. 12, was a community-wide success. United Community Ministries estimates a record-breaking collection this year totaling more than 12,000 pounds donated, collected, sorted and packed all in one day by are Boy Scouts and community volunteers.

Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association Elects Philadelphian As New Regent

December 1st, 2016 | [From: Non-Profits]

The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association has named its next leader, electing Sarah Miller Coulson of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, to serve as its 22nd Regent, or chairwoman. Her term began Oct. 16, 2016.