friends of guest house

This Week’s Nonprofit Spotlight is Friends of Guest House

What Is Friends of Guest House?



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 »

Friends of Guest House - Be the Cred

Friends of Guest House exec director Kari Galloway (right) hugs a house resident who shared her story at a fundraiser.

Deborah H. lives at Friends of Guest House (FOGH), a 1920’s vinyl-sided house in the Del Ray part of Alexandria. FOGH is more than a house though – it’s a nonprofit that helps formerly incarcerated women transition from prison life to one of independence. Read more »

A Second Chance: Friends of Guest House

friends_of_guest_house_logoMy niece Sarah is a blue-eyed blond, 20 years old and works as a waitress in a steakhouse during her college summer breaks. She comes from a good family, was a high school honors student and has worked since she was 16 years old. Now a sophomore at the University of Toledo, she gets up every morning committed to her goals of keeping up her grades, community service work and involvement in her professional business fraternity. Read more »

Friends of Guest House Gets By with A Little Help from Their Friends


We did it again! Thanks to you and the generosity of the Running Brooke Fund's match, we not only met our fundraising goal of $500, we doubled it, raising a total of $

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

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."

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