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August 2022

Congregational Connection for August 8th

Last week, volunteers and staff from ALIVE! joined the team at Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture to pick fresh vegetables for upcoming ALIVE! food distributions. These donated potatoes, squash, and cucumbers are going to make a great addition to the chicken, eggs, bread that ALIVE! volunteers distribute to our neighbors in need. If you'd like to join us for one [...]

August ALIVE! Volunteer Newsletter

Did you catch the ALIVE! crew on Fox 5 DC? In case you missed it, here's the clip from Fox 5 DC's Zip Trip interview with ALIVE!'s Jennifer Ayers, Jose Amaya, and Xiomara Hernandez. Alexandria's West End neighborhood was featured in a morning-long live broadcast from Port City Brewing Company on Friday. There were more than a dozen live segments [...]

July 2022

FOX 5 Zip Trip to Alexandria: Hometown Hero (Video)

It case you missed it, here's the clip from Fox 5 DC's Zip Trip interview with ALIVE!'s Jennifer Ayers, Jose Amaya, and Xiomara Hernandez. Alexandria's West End neighborhood was featured in a morning-long live broadcast from Port City Brewing Company on Friday. There were more than a dozen live segments showcasing local dining, arts, history, and the community. During the [...]

Congregational Connection for July 25th

Congregational Connection Summer months can be tough on nonprofits like ALIVE!, but we've seen a huge outpouring of support from our local business community. Recently, the Safeway Foundation presented ALIVE! with a $8,260 grant for our food program and Giant Foods is contributing a portion of floral bouquet sales. We've also seen local realtors with McEnearney Associates, Coldwell Banker Realty, and TTR [...]

Congregational Connection for July 11th

Congregational Connection Thank you to ALIVE! member congregation Good Shepherd Lutheran Church who helped to build and to care for this herb garden! The oregano, thyme, and mint harvested from this garden will go to the new ALIVE! Food Hub on the West End. In addition to being an easy and convenient place for food insecure families to pick up free groceries, [...]

July ALIVE! Volunteer Newsletter

Sign up for July volunteer events with ALIVE! Each month volunteers from across Alexandria come together to help our neighbors who need food assistance, emergency financial aid, and so much more. Our greatest volunteer recruitment for July is with our food program. ALIVE! distributes 100,000 pounds of groceries to more than 3,500 families each month, but in order to meet [...]

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