Tag: ACT for Alexandria

Assistance from a distance: Nonprofits adapt to meet community needs

By Luke Anderson | landerson@alextimes.com In these uncertain times, the pressure has never been greater for nonprofit organizations to provide assistance vital to many residents’...

My View | Patricia Washington: Honoring the spirit of travel

Each year, during the first week of May, we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, a time to reflect on the value travel holds...

Spring2ACTion raises $2.45 million for Alexandria nonprofits

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s annual giving day, raised a record-breaking $2.45 million for Alexandria nonprofits this year, a $386,000 increase over 2019. The...

Support Alexandria during Spring2ACTion on April 15

By Heather Peeler The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life in Alexandria on so many levels. However, there is one beloved community activity that will continue...

Spring2ACTion moves up to April 15

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com ACT for Alexandria is moving up the online giving day for Spring2ACTion, its annual day of giving, to respond to...

Amazon donates $200,000 to ACT Now COVID-19 Response Fund

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Amazon announced that it will donate $200,000 to the ACT Now Fund, an ACT for Alexandria emergency fund that will...

Your Views: Let’s ACT together in this crisis

To the editor: Our community is in the midst of an unprecedented crisis: the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. As we plan for the well-being of our...

Our View: The dizzying pace of events

Alexandrians, like people across the country and around the world, have been thrown for a loop by the COVID-19 pandemic. People are getting sick and...

My View | Virginia Bennett: Aspiration and equity

Of the many qualities woven through America’s social fabric and national identity, aspiration is a defining characteristic. We strive to improve our individual and...

Bill Euille appointed to Virginia ABC board

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Gov. Ralph Northam appointed former Mayor Bill Euille to the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority’s Board of Directors on Dec....