Young Scholar Spotlight: Meet Darwin

Meet 13-year-old Darwin, an 8th grade student attending George Washington Middle School and a participant in our Youth Education Program since the 1st grade. Over the years, Darwin has greatly improved academically and has become a leader amongst his peers. We were thrilled to learn that he founded and won the presidential election for his […]


Spring2ACTion was a Success!

We Exceeded Our Goal We are excited to announce that Spring2ACTion was a success this year, on April 27th, as we exceeded our $50,000 fundraising goal and raised over $59,000! Spring2ACTion is Alexandria’s 24-hour online giving day, presented by ACT for Alexandria. This event, celebrating its 12th anniversary this year, provides a simple way to […]

Weekender Program

We are excited to launch our Weekender Food Program! What is the Weekender Food Program? Every Friday, nutritious food is provided for children in our program for the weekend. Our Youth Education Program serves 90 students in first through twelfth grades, all of whom are food insecure and qualify for free or reduced-priced meals at […]


July 2020 News

A Message from the Executive Director Dear Friends, I hope that this finds you well and that you have found fun ways to cope with the quarantine. During the past three months, COVID-19 has hit the Arlandria community (also known as Chirilagua) harder than any other area in Alexandria, and a large percentage of the […]


It’s Time to Spring2Action!

Let’s Spring2ACTion Together!  It is that time of the year again! We are so excited to be part of Alexandria’s day of giving, Spring2ACTion! Spring 2 ACTion is an opportunity to unite Alexandrians around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations, like us, connect to the larger community. Spring2ACTion officially starts on […]