Archives: ‘Non-Profits’

Holiday Store Gifts Given To The Campagna Center

December 22nd, 2017 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Non-Profits]

Business leaders once again donated numerous children’s gifts to The Campagna Center Holiday Store.  During their annual holiday meeting on Dec. 13 at Belle Haven Country Club, members of Old Town Alexandria Connections for the fourth time brought gifts for young children that were delivered to The Campagna Center later that day.

Alexandria Law Enforcement Lauded For Fight Against Drunk Driving

December 19th, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits, Public Safety]

Fourteen Washington-metropolitan area police officers were cited today for their “outstanding commitment in the fight against drunk driving in Greater Washington” and presented with the area’s 20th-anniversary Law Enforcement Awards of Excellence for Impaired Driving Prevention. Officer Wesley Vitale of the Alexandria Police Department was one of the recipients.

Neighborhood Health Celebrates 20 Years Of Partnerships Serving The Community

December 15th, 2017 | [From: Health, Non-Profits, Other News]

On Dec. 7 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, the local non-profit community health center Neighborhood Health was joined by 300 community partners, current and previous board members, donors, and supporters to celebrate its 20th anniversary of service to the community.

Chris Kraft Jr. Selected As Recipient Of 2018 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

December 11th, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

Each spring, during its Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation confers its highest honor – the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.

Hopkins House Preschool Scholarship Fund

December 11th, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits]

With each passing year, reliance on donor support to the Hopkins House Preschool Scholarship Fund increases. The Scholarship Fund helps ensure that all children, especially those from low-resourced working families, have access to the Hopkins House preschool academy. 

Bunker Lab DC’s Startup Standup

December 6th, 2017 | [From: Business, Non-Profits]

Startup Standup is both the launch of WeWork and Bunker Lab DC's Veteran in Residence launch and Bunker Labs DC's pitch competition and variety show. It represents the culmination of the Launch Lab Fall 2017 cohort.

Space Foundation Announces New Scholarship Recognizing Former Board Chairman, Admiral James O. Ellis, Jr.

December 4th, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation held its annual meeting last week, where Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., USN (Ret.), led his final meeting as Chairman of the Board. In lieu of a traditional departure gift, the Space Foundation  established a special scholarship recognizing Admiral Ellis for his commitment and support of the Space Foundation’s New Generation Space Leaders Program.

ROSS Companies Receives Gift Of Life Award From The Children’s Cancer Foundation

December 1st, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits]

ROSS Companies, a leader in multifamily acquisitions, property management and renovation in the Mid-Atlantic region, today announced that it has received the Gift of Life Award from The Children's Cancer Foundation. The Columbia, Md.-based CCF is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to raise funds to support facilities, research and programs to aid in the treatment and cure of pediatric cancer.

Alley Cat Rescue Looks For Home For Rescued Hurricane Harvey Cat

December 1st, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits]

Alley Cat Rescue traveled down to Houston, Texas after Hurricane Harvey hit the area to help with rescue efforts. Shelters in the area were in desperate need of help and ACR was there to assist. ACR rescued 40 cats that were in local shelters to free up space for cats displaced by the hurricane, donated supplies to the shelters and sorted through mountains of donated supplies.

George Washington’s Estate Kicks Off Its Year-End Fundraising Campaign

November 27th, 2017 | [From: Non-Profits]

George Washington’s Mount Vernon has embarked on a critical year-end fundraising campaign that will support urgent preservation needs at the estate of the nation’s first president. Through the Mount Vernon Preservation Challenge, the estate hopes to raise enough money to perform necessary repairs and restoration work on the iconic Mansion and the East Lawn overlooking the Potomac River.