Help ALIVE! Feed Hungry Alexandrians THIS Saturday

End Date: Sat, 05/26/2012 - 12:00pm
ALIVE! needs 4-5 volunteers on Saturday

This Week's Nonprofit Spotlight is on ALIVE!

  • What Is ALIVE!?ALIVE_Logo

ALIVE! (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) is comprised of volunteers from religious organizations throughout the city of Alexandria. Since 1968, ALIVE! has been helping the most vulnerable citizens in our community and has become the largest private safety net for those in need. ALIVE! provides shelter, low-cost early childhood education and childcare; financial help for rent, utilities, medical care and other critical needs, food and other household items. Read more »

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic benefiting ALIVE!

Event Date

Monday, August 29, 2011 - 7:30am - 4:30pm
Event Location
Belle Haven Country Club 6023 Fort Hunt Road Alexandria, VA 22307

Get into the swing at this year's Chamber tournament and a portion of the proceeds will benefit ALIVE!, the largest private safety net for people in need in the City of Alexandria. A canned food donation drive will also be held on the day of the tournament. ALIVE! Read more »

Acacia Federal Rock & Stroll to End Homelessness

Event Date

Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 12:30pm - 6:00pm
Event Location
Cameron Run Park, 4001 Eisenhower Ave. Alexandria, VA 22304

Six Alexandria homeless service providers, Alive!, The Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless (AACH), Carpenter’s Shelter, Community Lodgings, New Hope Housing, and Wesley Housing, are joining together to host the event on Service Saturday, a time of national service.
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ALIVE! Sidewalk Sale in Old Town

Event Date

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

Don't miss the Annual Sidewalk Sale to benefit ALIVE! House this Saturday, May 21st from 8-4 on South Payne Street between Commerce and Prince Streets. Rain Date Sunday, May 22nd. 

ALIVE! has been selected by the Catalogue for Philanthropy as "one of the best small charities in the Washington DC Region." 

Thanks for One Month of Success

Thank you

When we launched the new ACTion Alexandria on the evening of February 7th, we didn’t really know what to expect. We knew what we’d like to see happen, but hoping for something and seeing your expectations exceeded week after week are two very different things. Read more »

Thanks for the Food!

Thank you

Food does matter, and thanks to your generosity, ALIVE! was able to feed 706 households comprised of 2,476 individals this weekend at their Saturday Distribution. The Westminster Presbyterian congregation deserves special notice--they were so motivated by our action and ALIVE!'s work, they collected and delivered 26 bags of food for the hungry on their own! Read more »

This Week: Help Alexandrians struggling with hunger

End Date: Sun, 02/27/2011 - 11:59am
Action Sponsors: 

Food Matters

4906 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone: 703.461.3663



Food Matters is an experience unlike anything else. We provide convenient, high quality food, wine, and service. Whether you come to dine in our full service restaurant, visit the wine bar, pick up catering, take advantage of easy grab and go food, or to dine in our private dining room, you will experience our staff's passion for our products. We seek to focus on seasonal and superior products from artisinal producers that are local and from around the world.

1 in 6 Americans Depend on A Food Pantry

Food banks all over the country need help, this year more than ever.  According to a  recent NPR story, “More than 17-million households in the U.S. Read more »

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