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January 2024

February Volunteer Newsletter

Starting The Year Off Strong with ALIVE!'s January Food Distributions Thanks to the help of nearly 100 volunteers we were able to distribute eggs, bread, meat, fresh produce, and canned goods to our Alexandria neighbors in need at Cora Kelly Elementary School, Ramsay Rec Center, and Northern Virginia Community College's Alexandria Campus. Special thanks to the groups of volunteers organized by the Junior League of Washington, Community Praise Church, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and [...]

Congregational Connection for January

Highlights for this Congregational Connection: MLK Day of Service Empty Bowls Tickets are Available New Composting Program ALIVE! is Hiring ALIVE! Joins Islamic Relief and Episcopal High School More than 500 volunteers from Islamic Relief USA and Episcopal High School took part in the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service! Volunteers put together a mix of rice, beans, dried vegetables, and spices for ALIVE!'s upcoming food distributions. In total, [...]

August 2023

Congregational Connection for August 7th

August Congregational Connection You may have seen the results of the July Food Drive with Volunteer Alexandria. Together we were able to exceed our goal of collecting 30,000 pounds of food for our Alexandria neighbors in need! Thank you to all of the congregations who hosted collected boxes, made contributions of canned food and cooking oil, and spread the word [...]

August Volunteer Newsletter

We did it! Thank You For Supporting the July Food Drive Thank you to everyone who helped us reach our goal of collecting 30,000 pounds of canned goods and cooking oil during Volunteer Alexandria's July Food Drive. Together we collected 33,511 pounds and more is on the way to the ALIVE! Warehouse. Though the food drive was a success, the need [...]

Release: ALIVE! and Volunteer Alexandria Celebrate The Success of First City Wide Food Drive

August 1, 2023 ALIVE! and Volunteer Alexandria Celebrate The Success of First City Wide Food Drive 33,511 lbs of Food Collected During the Month of July Alexandria, VA - During the month of July, Volunteer Alexandria partnered up with ALIVE! to host the first ever City-Wide food drive. With 38 different collection locations throughout the city, the drive was able [...]

July 2023

Press Release: ALIVE! Welcomes New Board President Rolf Blank

July 28, 2023 ALIVE! Welcomes New Board President Rolf Blank Thanks Mary Eileen Dixon for leadership throughout COVID-19 pandemic Alexandria, VA - At the beginning of July, ALIVE welcomed new executive board members for the fiscal year 2024, including incoming board President Rolf Blank. Rolf has previously served as the Vice President of ALIVE! and is a member of Fairlington [...]

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