ACTion Alexandria Blog

Charity Craft Fair at TC Williams High School

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!

Education Craft Fair, education, TC Williams

Alexandria Shelter Walk benefits Vola Lawson Animal Shelter and Alexandria's animals

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA) invites community members to participate in the Second Annual Alexandria Shelter Walk for Homeless Animals on October 20, 2013.

Neighborhoods animal adoption, animal shelter, animal welfare, dog walk, dogs, fundraiser, pets, Vola Lawson Animal Shelter, walk

Where can you find Zumba, Parkour, and Salsa Dancing? At Rock & Stroll To End Homelessness!

Join hundreds of area residents this weekend at Rock & Stroll to End Homelessness at Cameron Run Regional Park to raise awareness and fund to fight homelessness in Northern Virginia.

Activities include:

Food & Shelter homelessness, rock&stroll

King Street Bicycle Lanes


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.

Health, Neighborhoods bike lanes

Healthy Living in Alexandria

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Spring2ACTion 2014 Participating Nonprofits

Here is a list of the 119 participating nonprofit organizations for Spring2ACTion 2014!