Thank You Alexandria for Astonishing Spring2ACTion 2012 Results!
After adding on the almost $700 in cash donation made at Alexandria branches of Virginia Commerce Bank, our presenting sponsor, Spring2ACTion 2012 raised more than $320,000 for Alexandria nonprofits in just 24 hours! Spring2ACTion is the biggest Alexandria fundraising event ever thanks to you!
What your contributions mean for local nonprofits
- Casa Chirilagua can now start an after-school middle school program for kids living in the Chirilagua area of Arlandria.
- The Art League can build a new art facility to continue to provide affordable art education.
- YMCA Alexandria can provide 21 more kids scholarships to summer camp.
- Friends of Guest House can continue parenting classes for women coming out of incarceration to help them transition successfully back into community and family life.
- Senior Services of Alexandria is able to extend its Meals on Wheels Program to serve seniors on more Saturdays and Sundays.
And the winners are…
Most Donors sponsored by the Mason Hirst Foundation
- 1st Place & $5,000 – The Art League
- 2nd Place & $2,500 – Empowered Women International
- 3rd Place & $1,000 – Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society
- 1st Place & $5,000 – Casa Chirilagua
- 2nd Place & $2,500 – The Art League
- 3rd Place & $1,000 – Empowered Women International
Individual Fundraiser Challenge sponsored by Downtown Baptist Church
- 1st Place & $3,000 – EWI Red Team for Empowered Women International
- 2nd Place & $1,500 – Restore an 18th Century Refrigerator for Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society
- 3rd Place & $500 – Dawn is asking you for money for Torpedo Factory Arts Center
ACTion Hero Prizes
- 10am $100 - Alexandria Tutoring Consortium
- 11am $100 - Empowered Women International
- Noon $100 - The Art League
- 1pm $100 - Casa Chirilagua
- 2pm $100 - The Art League
- 3pm $100 - Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
- 4pm $100 - St Rita School
- 5pm $100 - Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society
- 6pm $100 - At Home Alexandria
- 7pm $100 - Alexandria Tutoring Consortium
- 8pm $100 - Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society
- 9pm $100 - St Rita School
- 10pm $100 - The Art League
Early Bird Prizes, sponsored by Neuhaus-Speck Family Foundation Fund
- Most donors by 8am & $500 - The Art League
- First nonprofit to reach 50 unique donors & $500 - The Art League
- First nonprofit to raise $2,500 & $500 - Living Legends of Alexandria
- Most donors between the hours of 11am - noon & $500 - Empowered Women International
Afternoon Delight, Happy Hour and Late Night Prizes Power Hours sponsored by Give Back Alexandria
- 3-4pm $500 - The Art League
- 6-7pm $500 - Carpenter's Shelter
- 10-11pm $500 - Casa Chirilagua
Alexandria Trivia Prizes, sponsored by Christ Church
- 7th Place & $500 - TC Williams High School PTSA
- 11th Place & Pork Barrel BBQ party for 10 - Center for Alexandria's Children
- 7th Place & $250 - At Home Alexandria (AHA!)
- 11th Place & $100 - Carpenter's Shelter
Congratulations to all of the winners and their supporters. And congratulations to all of the Alexandria nonprofits that participated in Spring2ACTion 2012. Your dedication, enthusiasm, and support has turned Spring2ACTion into Alexandria's biggest fundraiser.
We'd like to thank presenting sponsor Virginia Commerce Nack for their support!