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This Week’s Nonprofit Spotlight is Friends of Guest House

What Is Friends of Guest House?

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The only program of its kind in Northern Virginia, Friends of Guest House has offered structure,supervision, support and assistance to women who sincerely want to improve their lives and break the cycle of incarceration for over 35 years. Residents receive the physical and emotional tools they need to begin a new life through self-sufficiency, and leave with hope and a brighter future. Read more »

This Week’s Nonprofit Spotlight is Empowered Women International (EWI)

empowered_women_international_logoWhat Is EWI?

Empowered Women International, now in its tenth year of operation, trains, mentors and connects refugee, immigrant and low-income women to give them tools to launch their own business in the creative or artistic sector. Upon graduation from the intensive, four-month business program, the women have incorporated their businesses, completed a business and marketing plan, and have properly priced their creative product or service. Read more »

Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Event Date

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Event Location
4320 Seminary Road Alexandria, Va Event will be located in the Atrium of the hospital.

 This annual event aims to reach members of the health care community and educate them about the critical importance of assessing for domestic violence, as well as the long term health implications of domestic violence and lifetime exposure to violence. Read more »

Living Out Loud-City of Alexandria Office on Women

Event Date

Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Event Location
Call Jen at 703-746-3126 for location and registration information.

Are you a survivor of sexual assault who’s ready to bring laughter and lightheartedness back into your life?  Find out how to complete your journey from surviving to thriving. The Sexual Assault Center and SOAR are offering a one-day workshop for survivors and their supporters (family members, friends) that awake Read more »

Help Friends of Guest House Raise $500 to Transform Women’s Lives

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End Date: Sun, 03/20/2011 - 11:59am
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"Running to raise awareness and to raise money for the at-risk children and families of Alexandria."

For more information about the Running Brooke Fund, visit: http://www.runningbrooke.com/about.html