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December 2020

New Partnership Helps Alexandria Residents Facing Eviction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2020(Alexandria, VA) – ALIVE! with support from an ACT for Alexandria Resilience Fund grant is working in partnership with the Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, and Lazarus Ministry Christ Church to stand up the Alexandria Eviction Prevention Program (AEPP).The AEPP is an all women-led response to the growing numbers of [...]

ALXNow: ALIVE! Preps for Winter with Food Distributions and Eviction Resources

"I feel like we’ve reached a level of new reality and we’ve scaled our operation to meet that, but we still feel we haven’t reached the peak of this process, although we’re better prepared to respond to it," says Jennifer Ayers, ALIVE! Executive Director. ALIVE! is extending its licensing agreement for its Food program headquarters, launching an eviction prevention program, [...]

WUSA9: ALIVE! Combats Growing Food Insecurity

ALIVE! Truck-to-Trunk food distribution gave away meals to hundreds of Virginia families on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Liza Feiler, ALIVE! Volunteer Manager, estimated  500 families received a week's worth of groceries at the Cora Kelly Elementary School site. Even more families were served at the second site at Northern Virginia Community College. Read the full article from WUSA9.

November 2020

Turkey Trot and ALIVE! Food Drive

The 45th Annual Turkey Trot and Food Drive for ALIVE! has set up food collection points all over the city through November 29, 2020. Read the article from ALXnow.ALIVE! needs these foods: One-pound bags of riceOne-pound bags of dried beansMacaroni and cheese boxesCanned vegetable, soup and fruit (14-15 oz.)Canned tuna or canned chickenBaking mix, such as Bisquick (5-7 oz.)Peanut butterDrop off food at these [...]

Lena’s Donates $9 per Thanksgiving Meal to ALIVE!

For every Thanksgiving Meal Package ordered and Thanksgiving Day reservation made, Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap  will donate $9 to ALIVE!. Read the article from the Zebra.“ALIVE! is extremely thankful for Lena’s.  They are not only helping with financial support for our work, but also raising awareness about the ongoing and increasing need for many in our community who are [...]

October 2020

ALIVE! on World Food Day Panel

The October 16, 2020 World Food Day Panel of Alexandria included ALIVE! Executive Director, Jennifer Ayers. This year's theme was "Hunger Throughout The Pandemic." Watch the 1-hour panel.

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