Volunteers Needed to Distribute and Deliver Food to Families in Need

End Date: Mon, 12/31/2012 - 11:59am

More than 700 volunteers a year help ALIVE! fulfill the mission to put faith and love into action. Of ALIVE!’s seven programs, five are staffed and managed entirely by volunteers. ALIVE! is Alexandrians helping Alexandrians.

ALIVE! serves thousands Alexandrians annually with shelter; low-cost early childhood education and childcare; financial help for rent, utilities, medical care and other critical needs; emergency food; and deliveries of donated furniture and houseware.

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ALIVE has a recurring need for volunteers in the following assistance programs. Click on the Take Action button below to volunteer today.

Family Emergency Program
Help process requests, pack food, or deliver food for this important ALIVE! program.

Where: ALIVE! office, 2723 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22302-4008
Date: daily
Time: 9:00 a.m. to noon for processing, noon to 2:00 p.m. for delivery volunteers

Unloading Food for Last Saturday Food Distribution
This is a great Friday workout with time for dinner and drinks afterward. Volunteers help unload food from the ALIVE! truck at Cora Kelly Recreation Center in preparation for the Last Saturday Food Distribution. Hand trucks are provided.

Where: Cora Kelly Recreation Center
Date: The last Friday of every month, January through October, and December 11.
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Last Saturday Food Distribution
Volunteers are needed to help bag and distribute nonperishable food and fresh produce to low-income families


  • Cora Kelly Recreational Center (25 West Reed Avenue)
  • Ladrey Senior Residence (300 Wythe Street)
  • Church of the Resurrection (2280 N. Beauregard).

Date: Last Saturday of every month, January through October, and December 12
Time: Approximately 8:30 a.m.–12:00 noon

About ALIVE!
ALIVE! (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of volunteers from over 40 religious congregations and the community working together to help those in need in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the largest private safety net for the needy in the city of Alexandria, addressing short-term to long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community. For more information, please visit the ALIVE! website: http://www.alive-inc.org/index.htm