Center for Alexandria's Children

Success! 54 Toys for Center for Alexandria's Children

center_for_alexandria's_children_toysWay to go ACTion Heroes! 

32 of you take action last week and donated 54 new toys to the Center for Alexandria's Children developmental playgroups. The toys you donated were selected by CAC staff to support children in all aspects of their emotional, social, cognitive and physical development.

Brain development in the first 3 years is critical to life-long academic outcomes and the language and literacy rich environment provided by the CAC developmental playgroups help address the gap in development of young children for some of the most vulnerable and underserved families in Alexandria. Read more »

This Week: Support The Center for Alexandria's Children Developmental Playgroups

End Date: Fri, 07/22/2011 - 11:59am
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"Running to raise awareness and to raise money for the at-risk children and families of Alexandria."

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What To Do This Weekend: Kelley Cares 5K, Family Fun Day, Healthy Kids Day

This Saturday, grab the family and get ready for some fun--do gooder style! Participate in the Kelley Cares 5K and support the Therapeutic Recreation Program of Alexandria, and attend the Center for Alexandria's Children Family Fun Day. Read more »

Alexandria Named Distinctive Destination, Earth Day Plans, Center for Alexandria's Children and More: This Week's Latest ACTion

  • On Saturday, February 19th, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Alexandria one of 'America's Distinctive Destinations' for 2011.  A twelve-year tradition, the National Trust selects "communities across America that offer cultural and recreational experiences different from the typical vacation destination." 

Payless Gives, Santa's Winter Wonderland, Carlyle House Ornament and More: The Christmas Column

  • With Christmas around the corner, read about the efforts of theRead more »