Tag: ACT

My View | Molly Dahl: Working to end racial inequality

Like communities all across the country, Alexandria has a past that is beautiful, brutal and bound up with race. ACT for Alexandria, Alexandria’s community...

Our View: It’s Time to ACT

One of the best things about Alexandria is that we give generously, of our money and of our time, to help others. This generosity...

Spring2ACTion breaks fundraising records in eighth year

Spring2ACTion, the annual online giving event for Alexandria nonprofits, outraised last year's total by more than $100,000. This year's event, which took place on April...

My View: The benefits of generosity

By Heather Peeler, President and CEO of ACT Do you remember the first time you donated to a cause that was important to you? My first...

Our View: One week, two special days in Alexandria

Two significant events take place in Alexandria this week and they are both historic and philanthropic. Each helps reveal the nature of our city...

ACT names new president and CEO

Local nonprofit ACT for Alexandria has named its new leader. Heather Peeler, who has a long track record in the nonprofit world, succeeds John Porter,...

Alexandria in Action: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Outside of summer, these next couple of months are my favorite. It is, as Andy Williams sang in the old holiday classic, the most...

Spring for Alexandria kickoff gala announced

ACT for Alexandria hosts its third annual Generations of Giving Gala on April 29.