Tag: carpenter’s shelter

Amazon gift helps Carpenter’s Shelter reach fundraising goal

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter hit the $2 million fundraising goal for its New Heights Campaign on Monday courtesy of a $300,000 cash...

Pamela Sue Fitzgerald dies at 51

Pamela Sue Fitzgerald (Pam) passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at her home in Alexandria, VA on September 7th, 2019 at the...

Taste of Old Town North to celebrate neighborhood’s past, present, future

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The annual Taste of Old Town North will return on Sept. 19 and will celebrate the neighborhood and its place...

M&M Appliance donates to Carpenter’s Shelter

M&M Appliance of Alexandria donated a combination microwave/convection oven to Carpenter's Shelter at its temporary Landmark Mall location to help the shelter provide holiday...

Carpenter’s Shelter, AHDC project breaks ground

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The effort to build a new Carpenter’s Shelter has been years in the making. Construction on the new shelter and...

AHDC discusses Gateway project at monthly meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Housing Development Corporation passed resolutions for the soon-to-open Gateway on the West End and approved the release of...

AHDC to break ground on The Bloom, new Carpenter’s Shelter

The new Alexandria Housing Development Corporation development, which will include nearly 100 units of affordable housing and a new Carpenter’s Shelter, will break ground...

Carpenter’s Shelter moves to new temporary home

By Mae Hunt | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter relocated Saturday to a temporary location at the former Macy’s in Landmark Mall. The shelter will continue to serve...

How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Our View: Off these mean streets

Homelessness is the point where numerous other issues intersect. Housing affordability, addiction, mental health problems and availability of social services and jobs are factors...