Blue Room Studio with Made in ALX Launch Del Ray Restaurant Matchbook Art CompetitionApril 1-15 2021: Vote once per day for your favorite Del Ray restaurant's matchbook by Laurel Prucha Moran, Blue Room Studio. Top 12 will be made into a print sold exclusively by Made in ALX. A portion of the print price will be donated to ALIVE!Vote here: [...]
March 31, 2021 is Jersey Mike's Subs nation-wide Day of Giving where 100% of the day's proceeds go to local charities. This year, owner Beth and general manager Matthew of Jersey Mike's Subs on 360 S. Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA selected ALIVE! to donate its day's sales. Read the full article from The Patch.
The 2020 John Marshall Bank Annual Report features ALIVE! as part of the bank's community work in the Alexandria region. In response to the pandemic, the Alexandria branch worked to disburse much needed City of Alexandria and CARES funds to ALIVE! and other local organizations. John Marshall Bank helped ALIVE! provide rental assistance and food distribution to families confronting financial [...]
One year ago, as the first area residents were infected with coronavirus, ALIVE! started getting calls asking if we were “ready” to respond. Shortly after that, many more became sick and the need for basic assistance suddenly soared for those already living at or near poverty and for many just getting by. Thankfully, the next round of calls was from people asking, “How can I help?” And over the last year, your help has been essential, since the pandemic has hit low-income families hardest with jobs loss and illness, as well [...]
ALIVE! Housewares socially distant drive-through Collection Day on February 6, 2021 at the parking lot of Fairlington United Methodist Church collected housewares items for the first time since the pandemic. "We have so many people in need. When people move from a shelter into public housing or public assistance housing, they often just come with the clothes on their back. [...]