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Kimmy Duong Foundation is pleased to announce their newest initiative: The Hardship Grant Program.To assist families in ...
05/27/2021

Kimmy Duong Foundation is pleased to announce their newest initiative: The Hardship Grant Program.

To assist families in the Virginia, Maryland, and DC areas who are experiencing economic challenges, the Kimmy Duong Foundation will provide an amount of $500 or $1000 per family. Attached below are the conditions and process of the application.

Please visit https://thekimmyduongfoundation.org/portfolio/kdf-hardship-grant to check the poverty guidelines and apply today! Feel free to share this with anyone you know who may be experiencing financial challenges during this difficult time!

Kimmy Duong Foundation is pleased to announce their newest initiative: The Hardship Grant Program.

To assist families in the Virginia, Maryland, and DC areas who are experiencing economic challenges, the Kimmy Duong Foundation will provide an amount of $500 or $1000 per family. Attached below are the conditions and process of the application.

Please visit https://thekimmyduongfoundation.org/portfolio/kdf-hardship-grant to check the poverty guidelines and apply today! Feel free to share this with anyone you know who may be experiencing financial challenges during this difficult time!

ALIVE! HOUSE SIDEWALK SALESaturday, June 19* from 10 AM - 3 PM on S. Payne Street (between Commerce Street & Prince Stre...
05/26/2021

ALIVE! HOUSE SIDEWALK SALE

Saturday, June 19* from 10 AM - 3 PM on S. Payne Street (between Commerce Street & Prince Street)
*rain date Sunday, June 20

Proceeds benefit ALIVE! House and Friends of Guest House transitional shelters.

In partnership with Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED event day and receiving/organizing donated items. Sign up online at https://signup.com/go/hONrTqM

About ALIVE! House
ALIVE! House provides temporary housing for women and families in emergency and transitional situations. Its mission is to help residents recognize their own distinctive interests, strengths, and skills, and to assist them in achieving their goals of housing and stability. Established in 1972, ALIVE! House is the oldest continuously operating shelter for women in the Commonwealth of Virginia. https://www.alive-inc.org/alive-house-shelter-alexandria-va/

About Friends of Guest House
Friends of Guest House helps women successfully reenter the community from incarceration. Since 1974, Guest House has helped more than 4,000 women break the vicious cycle of incarceration, reunite with their families, and reintegrate into their communities. https://friendsofguesthouse.org/

ALIVE! HOUSE SIDEWALK SALE

Saturday, June 19* from 10 AM - 3 PM on S. Payne Street (between Commerce Street & Prince Street)
*rain date Sunday, June 20

Proceeds benefit ALIVE! House and Friends of Guest House transitional shelters.

In partnership with Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED event day and receiving/organizing donated items. Sign up online at https://signup.com/go/hONrTqM

About ALIVE! House
ALIVE! House provides temporary housing for women and families in emergency and transitional situations. Its mission is to help residents recognize their own distinctive interests, strengths, and skills, and to assist them in achieving their goals of housing and stability. Established in 1972, ALIVE! House is the oldest continuously operating shelter for women in the Commonwealth of Virginia. https://www.alive-inc.org/alive-house-shelter-alexandria-va/

About Friends of Guest House
Friends of Guest House helps women successfully reenter the community from incarceration. Since 1974, Guest House has helped more than 4,000 women break the vicious cycle of incarceration, reunite with their families, and reintegrate into their communities. https://friendsofguesthouse.org/

ALIVE! Job Opportunity! We are looking for a Food Program Coordinator to join our staff. Get the details and apply: http...
05/26/2021

ALIVE! Job Opportunity! We are looking for a Food Program Coordinator to join our staff. Get the details and apply: https://www.alive-inc.org/nonprofit-careers/

ALIVE! is seeking a Food Community Coordinator to support ALIVE! in its ability to respond to the community during the heightened food insecurity emergency associated with COVID-19. The roles this job encompass, but are not limited to, community outreach and coordination to help provide basic need services in alignment with ALIVE!’s mission, volunteer management, scheduling deliveries, inventory and logistics management, event planning and execution, and working across organizational departments and with volunteer leadership to ensure knowledge is shared interdepartmentally. This position reports to the Food Program Director. This is a full-time temporary position through December, 31 2021, with possibility of extending into 2022.

ALIVE! Job Opportunity! We are looking for a Food Program Coordinator to join our staff. Get the details and apply: https://www.alive-inc.org/nonprofit-careers/

ALIVE! is seeking a Food Community Coordinator to support ALIVE! in its ability to respond to the community during the heightened food insecurity emergency associated with COVID-19. The roles this job encompass, but are not limited to, community outreach and coordination to help provide basic need services in alignment with ALIVE!’s mission, volunteer management, scheduling deliveries, inventory and logistics management, event planning and execution, and working across organizational departments and with volunteer leadership to ensure knowledge is shared interdepartmentally. This position reports to the Food Program Director. This is a full-time temporary position through December, 31 2021, with possibility of extending into 2022.

Great job Old Town Community Church and its volunteers for distributing all its food in 90 minutes last Friday, May 21. ...
05/24/2021

Great job Old Town Community Church and its volunteers for distributing all its food in 90 minutes last Friday, May 21. Boxes of food provided by Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center and ALIVE!

Great job Old Town Community Church and its volunteers for distributing all its food in 90 minutes last Friday, May 21. Boxes of food provided by Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center and ALIVE!

Thank you to Rolf Blank from Fairlington United Methodist Church for faithfully gleaning produce at Del Ray Farmers' Mar...
05/22/2021

Thank you to Rolf Blank from Fairlington United Methodist Church for faithfully gleaning produce at Del Ray Farmers' Market every Saturday, year round, and bringing to the ALIVE! Food warehouse. 204 pounds today! (Also thank you Nate Patterson for helping unload today.)

Thank you to Rolf Blank from Fairlington United Methodist Church for faithfully gleaning produce at Del Ray Farmers' Market every Saturday, year round, and bringing to the ALIVE! Food warehouse. 204 pounds today! (Also thank you Nate Patterson for helping unload today.)

Beautiful hand decorated duffle bag donation with goodies inside for children donated to ALIVE! by a family through Toge...
05/21/2021

Beautiful hand decorated duffle bag donation with goodies inside for children donated to ALIVE! by a family through Together We Rise

Beautiful hand decorated duffle bag donation with goodies inside for children donated to ALIVE! by a family through Together We Rise

Food Distribution at Old Town Community Church on Friday, May 21 at 11:00 AM. Come to 212 South Washington Street, stay ...
05/20/2021

Food Distribution at Old Town Community Church on Friday, May 21 at 11:00 AM.

Come to 212 South Washington Street, stay in your car, and volunteers will load your trunk with food.

This is open to anyone who needs food and will go from 11:00 AM until the food has all been distributed. Food provided by ALIVE!

Food Distribution at Old Town Community Church on Friday, May 21 at 11:00 AM.

Come to 212 South Washington Street, stay in your car, and volunteers will load your trunk with food.

This is open to anyone who needs food and will go from 11:00 AM until the food has all been distributed. Food provided by ALIVE!

ALIVE! is a proud participant at #DoMore24, a 24-hour Online Giving Day powered by United Way of the National Capital Ar...
05/19/2021

ALIVE! is a proud participant at #DoMore24, a 24-hour Online Giving Day powered by United Way of the National Capital Area to help children and families live their best lives by reducing disparities in health, education, employment, and economic opportunity.

TODAY ONLY support us and donate at https://www.domore24.org/ALIVE4AlexVA

Let’s #DoMore4Equity and build stronger communities. #NationalCapitalArea

ALIVE! is a proud participant at #DoMore24, a 24-hour Online Giving Day powered by United Way of the National Capital Area to help children and families live their best lives by reducing disparities in health, education, employment, and economic opportunity.

TODAY ONLY support us and donate at https://www.domore24.org/ALIVE4AlexVA

Let’s #DoMore4Equity and build stronger communities. #NationalCapitalArea

Build Back Dream Forward
05/17/2021
Build Back Dream Forward

Build Back Dream Forward

Over the last six months, community members from Alexandria City and Fairfax County have joined together to produce a film project intended to be used as a c...

100 Women Who Care - NoVa has selected ALIVE! as its 2nd Quarter 2021 Nonprofit. Four times a year, a collective gift is...
05/13/2021

100 Women Who Care - NoVa has selected ALIVE! as its 2nd Quarter 2021 Nonprofit. Four times a year, a collective gift is made by the giving circle, with each of its 100 women contributing $100 to the nominated and selected local charity + a 50% match by way of 100+ Who Care Alliance Leader's Group

100 Women Who Care - NoVa has selected ALIVE! as its 2nd Quarter 2021 Nonprofit. Four times a year, a collective gift is made by the giving circle, with each of its 100 women contributing $100 to the nominated and selected local charity + a 50% match by way of 100+ Who Care Alliance Leader's Group

Thank you National Charity League, Inc. Port City Chapter for volunteering with the ALIVE! Housewares program on April 2...
05/12/2021

Thank you National Charity League, Inc. Port City Chapter for volunteering with the ALIVE! Housewares program on April 28th.

Thank you National Charity League, Inc. Port City Chapter for volunteering with the ALIVE! Housewares program on April 28th.

Kol Ami: The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community Colors of Gratitude project thanks ALIVE! workers and volunte...
05/12/2021

Kol Ami: The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community Colors of Gratitude project thanks ALIVE! workers and volunteers working to support those in need during the pandemic. Their project has raised over $500 for Capital Area Food Bank.

Kol Ami: The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community Colors of Gratitude project thanks ALIVE! workers and volunteers working to support those in need during the pandemic. Their project has raised over $500 for Capital Area Food Bank.

Purchase any family meal and Old Blue BBQ donates $10 to ALIVE! Food Program!
05/11/2021

Purchase any family meal and Old Blue BBQ donates $10 to ALIVE! Food Program!

Nothing better in the spring than a feast from Old Blue BBQ! Place your order for any of our family meals now through the end of May and Old Blue will donate $10 to Alexandria's ALIVE food bank to help fight food insecurity in our local community! Order now at https://www.restaurantcateringsystems.com/oldbluebbq/?form=category&cid=93790

Make a difference this Mother's Day. Shop for gifts at smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0914017 and a portion of your purchase goe...
05/08/2021

Make a difference this Mother's Day. Shop for gifts at smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0914017 and a portion of your purchase goes to ALIVE!

Make a difference this Mother's Day. Shop for gifts at smile.amazon.com/ch/54-0914017 and a portion of your purchase goes to ALIVE!

AlexandriaVA.gov would like your input about how to spend funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. Your feedback is an...
05/07/2021
City of Alexandria Seeks Community Input on Priorities for Use of American Rescue Plan Act Funding

AlexandriaVA.gov would like your input about how to spend funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. Your feedback is an important way to ensure ALIVE! clients receive economic support and food security. Take the survey by May 13: https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/ARPA-Spending-Plan

Residents, businesses, and community organizations are being asked to provide feedback about their priorities for the use of forthcoming federal funding as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

Free Yard Sale at Casa Chirilagua this Saturday, May 8 from 10 AM - 12 PM.Household items provided by ALIVE! Housewares ...
05/07/2021

Free Yard Sale at Casa Chirilagua this Saturday, May 8 from 10 AM - 12 PM.

Household items provided by ALIVE! Housewares Program.

Thank you Boy Scout Troop 1515, National Capital Area Council for donating 146 pounds of food to ALIVE!
05/06/2021

Thank you Boy Scout Troop 1515, National Capital Area Council for donating 146 pounds of food to ALIVE!

Thank you Boy Scout Troop 1515, National Capital Area Council for donating 146 pounds of food to ALIVE!

ALIVE! is proud to receive a Wellness Score of 81.2% from the Capital Area Food Bank. As part of the Partners for Wellne...
05/06/2021

ALIVE! is proud to receive a Wellness Score of 81.2% from the Capital Area Food Bank. As part of the Partners for Wellness initiative, ALIVE! is committed to offering healthy food to fight hunger as well as contributing to the health and wellness of the Alexandria community.

Thank you Marks-Woods Construction Services for volunteering at the ALIVE! Pop-Up Food Distribution at Charles Houston R...
05/04/2021

Thank you Marks-Woods Construction Services for volunteering at the ALIVE! Pop-Up Food Distribution at Charles Houston Rec Center on April 13

Thank you Marks-Woods Construction Services for volunteering at the ALIVE! Pop-Up Food Distribution at Charles Houston Rec Center on April 13

AlexandriaVA.gov asks residents, businesses, and community organizations for feedback about priorities on how to use Ame...
05/04/2021
City of Alexandria Seeks Community Input on Priorities for Use of American Rescue Plan Act Funding

AlexandriaVA.gov asks residents, businesses, and community organizations for feedback about priorities on how to use American Rescue Plan Act funding. Take the survey by May 13: https://survey.alexandriava.gov/s3/ARPA-Spending-Plan

Residents, businesses, and community organizations are being asked to provide feedback about their priorities for the use of forthcoming federal funding as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

04/30/2021

DIAPER DRIVE! Sunday, May 2 from 12:00-2:30 pm at Old Presbyterian Meeting House at 323 S. Fairfax Street and 300 block of S. Royal Street. Contactless drop off.

All the diapers will go to Alexandria organizations to distribute to families in need.

ALIVE! Spring2ACTion results are in at $99,799 as of noon today! ALIVE! raised $99,799 at Spring2ACTion, making us #4 on...
04/29/2021

ALIVE! Spring2ACTion results are in at $99,799 as of noon today!

ALIVE! raised $99,799 at Spring2ACTion, making us #4 on the Leaderboard.

ALIVE! also won Spring2ACTion prizes:
2nd place – Large Organization Most Donors Leaderboard Prize
3-4pm Winner – Power Hour Prize

THANK YOU to our 476 donors, individual fundraisers, and supporters ESP Tea and Coffee, Visit Del Ray, Red Barn Mercantile, Penny Post, Alexandria Little League (@alexandriabaseball)

ALIVE! Spring2ACTion results are in at $99,799 as of noon today!

ALIVE! raised $99,799 at Spring2ACTion, making us #4 on the Leaderboard.

ALIVE! also won Spring2ACTion prizes:
2nd place – Large Organization Most Donors Leaderboard Prize
3-4pm Winner – Power Hour Prize

THANK YOU to our 476 donors, individual fundraisers, and supporters ESP Tea and Coffee, Visit Del Ray, Red Barn Mercantile, Penny Post, Alexandria Little League (@alexandriabaseball)

ALIVE! is MEETING GREATER NEED by adapting our services and expanding our operating scale.Help us fight poverty & hunger...
04/28/2021

ALIVE! is MEETING GREATER NEED by adapting our services and expanding our operating scale.

Help us fight poverty & hunger with Food, Shelter, Emergency Help, and Basic Needs.

Support ALIVE! at Spring2ACTion before midnight tonight!
www.spring2action.org/organizations/alive4alexandria

ALIVE! is MEETING GREATER NEED by adapting our services and expanding our operating scale.

Help us fight poverty & hunger with Food, Shelter, Emergency Help, and Basic Needs.

Support ALIVE! at Spring2ACTion before midnight tonight!
www.spring2action.org/organizations/alive4alexandria

Local organizations supporting ALIVE! at Spring2ACTion include ESP Tea and Coffee, Visit Del Ray, Red Barn Mercantile & ...
04/28/2021

Local organizations supporting ALIVE! at Spring2ACTion include ESP Tea and Coffee, Visit Del Ray, Red Barn Mercantile & Penny Post, and Alexandria Little League (@alexandriabaseball). Select them in the ‘business’ drop down at checkout or donate directly.

PLUS, today for Spring2ACTion...

ESP Tea & Coffee will donate 50% of in-store sales to ALIVE!

Red Barn Mercantile & Penny Post will donate 20% of online/in-store sales to ALIVE! (designated ALIVE! at checkout)

Alexandria Little League will donate 20% of their Spring2ACTion funds to the ALIVE! Food Program

TODAY is Spring2ACTion! Help ALIVE! reach our goal of $80,000! DONATE to ALIVE! at Spring2ACTion before midnight tonight...
04/28/2021

TODAY is Spring2ACTion! Help ALIVE! reach our goal of $80,000!

DONATE to ALIVE! at Spring2ACTion before midnight tonight. www.spring2action.org/organizations/alive4alexandria

Your donation will help ALIVE! fight poverty and hunger in the City of Alexandria.

Here’s how your donation can make a difference:

$50 = Gas for food and delivery trucks

$100 = Monthly internet at ALIVE! House for resident women and children

$250 = Bags of groceries to feed a family of 4 for 5 days

$500 = Rental assistance and eviction support to keep people in their homes

$1,000 = Food to fill half a truck

TODAY is Spring2ACTion! Help ALIVE! reach our goal of $80,000!

DONATE to ALIVE! at Spring2ACTion before midnight tonight. www.spring2action.org/organizations/alive4alexandria

Your donation will help ALIVE! fight poverty and hunger in the City of Alexandria.

Here’s how your donation can make a difference:

$50 = Gas for food and delivery trucks

$100 = Monthly internet at ALIVE! House for resident women and children

$250 = Bags of groceries to feed a family of 4 for 5 days

$500 = Rental assistance and eviction support to keep people in their homes

$1,000 = Food to fill half a truck

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2723 King Street
Alexandria, VA
22302

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

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ALIVE! Child Development Center classrooms are quiet now and we miss our children and families so much. We are remembering our times together of learning through play! Thank you to all of the community support and we want welcome our families back as soon as safely possible. One more day until April 15, Alexandria's Day of Giving: Spring2ACTion.
Hi, can you use gluten-free baking products for the food drive?
Have you made your reservations for the upcoming events at the Durant Arts Center (1605 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA). Do not delay, make your reservations TODAY!!! First Friday: Family Art Night, June 1, 6 p.m., Reservations Required. Your family members can choose ONE art experience. All reservations are $9 per person. Children 5 years old and under are free. Reservations include art supplies, pizza and soda. You have three art experiences to choose from: Paint with Patrick Kirwin - Ages 5 and up with adult. Do you love to paint? No experience necessary - Patrick will guide you through painting your very own masterpiece. Take your masterpiece home at the end of the evening. Limit: 50 people (455204.03); or, PLENTY OF SPACES STILL AVAILABLE Create a clay sculpture with Teresa Brunson - Ages 5 and up with adult. New at the Family Art Night is an opportunity to create a clay sculpture. Teresa will guide you through creating a 3-D multi-color fantasy dragon. The dragon sculpture can be given as a gift, or you can showcase it in your house. Limit: 20 people (455204.04); ONLY 5 MORE SPACES LEFT TO FILL Create Mosaics with Maria Illingworth – Ages 6 and up with adult. Design a mosaic trivet that you can give as a gift, or use in the kitchen. Limit: 30 (455204.05). PLENTY OF SPACES STILL AVAILABLE To pay online: www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac, select activity number.
Members, friends, and fam, get ready to signup to walk with us on SUNDAY MAY 6TH to support quality child care for working families in Alexandria, VA! #WeWalk4Kids #StepALIVE5k #StepALIVE5miles #StepALIVEMay6th
Just set up our StepALIVE! 5k/5mile team for Sixteenth Tabernacle Beth El.....Members, friends, and fam, get ready to signup to walk with us on SUNDAY MAY 6TH to support quality child care for working families in Alexandria, VA! #WeWalk4Kids #StepALIVE5k #StepALIVE5miles #StepALIVEMay6th