ALIVE! Food Collection

ALIVE! collects food donations Thursdays 3:00 – 7:00 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at 801 S. Payne Street. Donations must be from the current list of Accepted Food Donations. ALIVE! press release. 

Food Distribution Calendar

Get the entire month’s calendar of ALIVE! food distributions. Calendar subject to change.

Job Opportunity – Food Program Manager

ALIVE! is seeking a Food Program Manager for the planning and implementation of the ALIVE! Food Program and to ensure food is provided to those who need it in the City of Alexandria. Get the full job description. Interviews ALIVE! about Providing the Basic Needs of People in Alexandria interviewed ALIVE! as part of their ‘ Talks With…’ podcast. This episode talks with Jennifer Ayers and Eric Winakur from ALIVE! about providing these basic needs for families that are going through some rough times. Visit the ALIVE! Newsroom for all articles featuring ALIVE!’s work in the community.

Who We Are

ALIVE! is the oldest and largest private safety net in the City of Alexandria, VA dedicated to fighting poverty and hunger. An interfaith nonprofit organization founded in 1969, ALIVE! has 47 member congregations. We are also supported by the City of Alexandria, local organizations and businesses, and volunteers.



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