Tag: nonprofit

My View | Heather Peeler: How to help local nonprofits excel

To the editor: Was there a time when someone helped you achieve your goals? Perhaps it was a teacher, mentor or friend who helped you...

At Home in Alexandria celebrates annual fall fundraiser

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At Home in Alexandria, a nonprofit that supports Alexandrians ages 55 and up, held its annual fundraiser on Sunday, according...

Together We Bake receives $10,000 contribution from AT&T

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Local nonprofit Together We Bake, a workforce and personal development initiative for women in need, received a $10,000 contribution from...

What is Spring2ACTion?

By Brandi Yee Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s annual giving day, takes place April 10. Hosted by ACT for Alexandria, Spring2ACTion is Alexandria’s biggest fundraising event. Since its...

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...

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...

Council approves funding changes for Ramsey Homes, Lacy Court Apartments

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council voted unanimously at its legislative meeting on May 22 to approve funding changes for Ramsey Homes and Lacy...

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to move headquarters to...

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is moving its headquarters to Carlyle, real estate firm JLL announced in a news release. The nonprofit...

Nonprofit leader announces council run

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, co-director for nonprofit Together We Bake, announced Tuesday that she would run for council. Bennett-Parker, who is from Alexandria and resides in...

Local nonprofit pledges money to those who serve at-risk youth

Local nonprofit RunningBrooke has pledged $108,749 toward education and nonprofit partners who serve at-risk youth. RunningBrooke announced in a news release that it will grant...