Spring2ACTion Results & Recap!
On Friday, May 6, Spring2ACTion participants, sponsors and volunteers gathered for a celebration of the $1,337,493 raised for 153 nonprofits from 8,316 generous individuals on April 20. After enjoying donuts from Sugar Shack Alexandria, more than $45,000 in prizes were awarded to this year's top winners.
Some of the award winners included:
- First Place, Most Donors: Alexandria Soccer Association
- First Place, Most Dollars Raised: RunningBrooke
- First Place, Most Donors on a Free Agent Fundraiser page: Homeward Trails Animal Rescue
- First Place, Spring4ARTs (awarded to a member of the Alexandria Arts Forum with the most donors): Arts on the Horizon
- First Place: First Timers (organizations participating in Spring2ACTion for the first time):Alexandria Harmonizers
Several of the participants also received surprise prizes, recognizing improvements from year to year or awarding especially creative fundraising campaigns. The surprise prize winners includedArcardia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture, Just Neighbors, The Reading Connection,YoKid..Stretch Your Limits, the Parent Leadership Training Institute, Mount Vernon Community School PTA, the Center for Alexandria's Children and John Adams Elementary PTA.
Congratulations to all of the participating organizations, and thank you to the sponsors, community partners and thousands of donors who made Spring2ACTion 2016 a success! Funds raised through Spring2ACTion will continue to make a difference to our community throughout the next year, making such projects possible as building playgrounds, growing healthy produce, and bringing technology to classrooms. To view the full results, visit www.Spring2ACTion.org.