For the past three years, TC Williams HS students, along with engineering teacher, Jennifer Moshier, have helped organize and run a craft fair to help raise money for a Rochester, NY-based organization, Joining Hearts and Hands. This organization promotes economic improvements in Kenya and Tanzania by setting up microbusinesses, building schools, and much more!
The City of Alexandria is planning on resurfacing King Street from Russell Road to Janneys Lane in the fall. Within the resurfacing plans, The City is propsing to install bicycle lanes in both directions and narrow the moving lanes to calm traffic.
The Alexandria Council of Human Service Organizations (ACHSO) is a joint partnership between ACT for Alexandria, the local community foundation, and the City of Alexandria's Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS).
WHAT IF WE ALL GAVE ON ONE DAY?
On Wednesday, April 22, we can! Join us for Spring2ACTion, 24 hours of online giving to benefit nonprofits serving Alexandria. Last year, Spring2ACTion raised $1,031,282 in one day for 121 nonprofits. This year, our goal is to raise more than million dollars and engage 10,000 donors to give! To meet this goal, we need your help.
Last June, ACTion Alexandria announced the winners of the Green Ideas Challenge, a competition to find the best ideas for making Alexandria greener and cleaner. Thanks to a generous sponsorship from The Dominion Foundation, ACTion was able to fund four projects benefiting Alexandria. Six months into the projects, ACTion went back to check in with the 2014 grantees.
Please save the date for a special presentation of The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation. DATE AND TIME HAVE CHANGED. NEW DATE AND TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion, featuring early childhood development experts. Admission is free. Please RSVP at: earlychildhoodfilmalexandria.eventbrite.com.
Only three more days to collect toys for Alexandria’s most needy families! Volunteer Alexandria is supporting the Holiday Sharing – Community Toy Drive due to changes with Community Partners for Children. We are your local Volunteer Center that connects peopl
On April 9th during Spring2Action — one day of incredible giving in Alexandria — hundreds of local nonprofits raised an unprecedented $1,000,000+ in 24 hours. SCAN was thrilled to be a part of the day, surpassing its own goal of $10,000 thanks to the generosity of more than 80 donors.