Tag: ALIVE!

ALIVE! to open two new food distribution centers

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The local nonprofit ALIVE! is set to open two new food distribution centers this spring for residents in the West...

Old Town Festival of Speed and Style donates $20K to charities

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The organizers behind the Old Town Festival of Speed and Style, Alexandria’s annual classic car show, donated $20,000 to local...

ALIVE! food distribution now at William Ramsay

By Katherine Hapgood | [email protected] Beginning July 17, William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave., will become the third site for local nonprofit ALIVE!’s walk-up...

Local nonprofit ALIVE! plays key role in pandemic food distribution

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council extended a license agreement with local nonprofit ALIVE! to allow the organization to continue using a portion of...

Council approves funding for food security, eviction prevention

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At its legislative meeting on Tuesday, City Council approved $1 million in funding for the extension of food security and...

Virtual Turkey Trot kicks off on Saturday

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria’s annual Thanksgiving race, the Turkey Trot, has been restructured in response to COVID-19, according to a news release. The race...

ALIVE! receives 40-foot refrigerated container as a donation

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] As part of its food program, local nonprofit ALIVE! is used to receiving food donations, but one donor took things...

ALIVE! to host virtual walking event

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria organization ALIVE! is organizing a virtual walkathon, StepALIVE!, for residents across the city starting on Sept. 11, according...

Local organizations supply food during coronavirus pandemic

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As Alexandrians struggle with financial difficulties, health concerns, job security and other anxieties during the coronavirus pandemic, several local organizations...

ALIVE! celebrates 50 years

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] There were few resources for Alexandrians living in poverty in the 1960s. At the time, there were no local institutions...