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Registration is now open for the 41st annual StepALIVE! Walkathon on Sunday, October 16th!

Join other ALIVE! supporters for an outdoor kickoff, a group walk through Old Town, and a post-walk celebration.

There will be prizes for the teams with the most walkers and teams that raise the most.

Click here to learn more and to register today!

Food Distribution Calendar

ALIVE! Food Distribution Calendar – October 2022

ALIVE! distributes free bags of groceries (produce, chicken, eggs, bread) at three locations one Saturday per month. Please bring reusable bags to food distribution events so that ALIVE! can recycle them for future events. All reusable bags are accepted. ALIVE! food distributions are for City of Alexandria residents. No ID is required.

Saturday, October 29 from 8:30am – 10:30am
Drive-through:
Cora Kelly Elementary School (3600 Commonwealth Ave)
NVCC Alexandria Campus (parking lot B-1 via 500 Dawes Ave) – No walk-up distribution available

Walk-up:
Cora Kelly Elementary School (3600 Commonwealth Ave)
William Ramsay Rec Center (5650 Sanger Ave)

ALIVE! Food Hub

The ALIVE! Food Hub offers Alexandria residents free:
• food • personal items • cleaning supplies • school supplies • community • connections to information other services

Food Hub Outreach Calendar Sept. 2022

Pop-Up Food Distributions Events
ALIVE! provides bags of food to specific neighborhoods and apartment buildings, in collaboration with our community partners, in the parking lot at each pop-up location. Drive-through and walk-up service available depending on site.

Thursday, October 13 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Ramsay Rec Center (5650 Sanger Ave)

Friday, October 14 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Casa Chirilagua (4109 Mt. Vernon Ave)

Saturday, October 15 from 8:00am – 10:00am
Fairlington United Methodist Church (3900 King St)

Saturday, October 15 from 10:00am – Noon
UNCUT Youth (1501 Cameron St)

Friday, October 21 from 10:30am – Noon
Old Town Community Church (212 S. Washington St)

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 50 member congregations. We are also supported by the City of Alexandria, local organizations and businesses, and volunteers.

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NEWS

Congregational Connection for September 19th

September 20th, 2022|

Congregational Connection Start your StepALIVE! Walkathon Team We are less than a month away from the 41st annual StepALIVE! Walkathon on Sunday, October 16th! Thank you to the congregations who have already formed a team for this event! Agudas Achim Congregation [...]

EVENTS

StepALIVE! 2022- October 16th

August 19th, 2022|

41st Annual StepALIVE! on October 16  For over 50 years, ALIVE! has supported our neighbors in need. Please help us fight poverty and hunger in Alexandria by walking with us at the  41st Annual StepALIVE! Walkathon to benefit ALIVE!. There are [...]

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