ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically!


LIVE! (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.

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.

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.

Food & Shelter,
North Ridge/Rosemont,

Our Actions


Turkey Trot Needs Volunteers!

Food & Shelter, Health

This Week: Help Alexandrians struggling with hunger

Food & Shelter

Our Events


ALIVE! Walk-a-thon for Child Development Center

Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
ALIVE!, 2723 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302


ALIVE! Sidewalk Sale in Old Town

Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Old Town Alexandria at South Payne Street between Commerce and Prince Streets