Archives: ‘Non-Profits’

Volunteer Alexandria Receives Holiday Gift

December 18th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

Volunteer Alexandria receives a gift of $7,000 from the CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union’s 70th Anniversary Community Challenge.

Brother’s Brother Foundation Again Top Ranked By Forbes, Responds To Requests For Medical Assistance In 15 Countries And Educational Assistance In 7 Countries

December 17th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits]

Brother’s Brother Foundation as one of only two charities with a 100% rating for fundraising efficiency and 100% for charitable commitment of the 50 largest U.S. charities reviewed by Forbes in December 2014.

Living Legends Of Alexandria – 2015 Nominees

December 16th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

Living Legends of Alexandria is an ongoing 501(c)(3) photo-documentary project to identify, honor and chronicle the people making current history in Alexandria. The project was conceived in 2006 to create an enduring artistic record of the people whose vision and dedication make a positive, tangible difference to the quality of life in Alexandria.

Christ Church Gift Shop Presents Check To Senior Services Of Alexandria

December 11th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

At their annual volunteer luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m., the Christ Church Gift Shop will present a check for $500 from the proceeds of their sales to Senior Services of Alexandria.

Northern Virginia Nonprofit Gives Domestic Violence Survivors Temporary Housing And Support To Break The Cycle Of Abuse

December 10th, 2014 | [From: Business, Non-Profits]

PCI, a leading marketing agency, has selected Bethany House of Northern Virginia as its pro bono client for 2015.

2014 Living Legend of Alexandria Carson Lee Fifer, Jr.

December 2nd, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits]

When you ask Lissette Bishins, Executive Director of the Carpenter’s Shelter about Lee Fifer, she will tell you that he “is a lifelong Alexandrian who is a passionate advocate for those in need.

Alexandria Jaycees Announce Their 2014 Holiday Shopping Tour Benefitting Dozens Of Underprivileged Kids In Alexandria

November 25th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Non-Profits]

The Alexandria Jaycees are pleased to announce their 2014 Holiday Shopping Tour which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8:30 a.m. at the Potomac Yard Target Store located at 4101 Jefferson Davis Highway.

Cathy Puskar Honored By Scholarship Fund Of Alexandria

November 24th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Other News]

On Tuesday November 18, community members braved the cold winds to fete Cathy Puskar, the 2014 Patron Saint Award recipient for the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria (SFA).

Lissette Bishins Named New Executive Director Of The Child & Family Network Centers

November 24th, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits, Top Stories]

The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC), a leading non-profit organization providing no-cost pre-school and family services to nearly 200 families in Alexandria, announced today that Lissette S. Bishins has been named to the position of Executive Director.

Power Women Event Supports Scholarship Fund Of Alexandria

November 23rd, 2014 | [From: Non-Profits]

The gracious salon of Brooke and Christopher Curran provided the backdrop for the annual Power Women Event for the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria Thursday, Nov.  13. The cozy and lively event attended by 30 community leaders culminated the SFA Fall Fund Drive for need-based scholarships. In addition to the Currans, the event was hosted by […]