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Community Lodgings Selected by Citi Foundation to Receive $1M in Transformative Community Progress Makers Grant to Support Underserved Families

Community Lodgings has been selected to receive $1M in unrestricted grant support from Citi Foundation through the Community Progress Makers initiative, which connects low-income communities to economic opportunities. We are thrilled to be recognized at the national level as one of 50 visionary nonprofit organizations participating in Cohort #4. The CPM grant is a three-year […]

Walter’s Success Story

Meet Walter, who is a student in the 9th grade at Minnie Howard Campus of Alexandria City High School and he participates in our out-of-school time programming at Fifer Learning Center. His favorite subject is English. Walter recently received the Community Award at Alexandria City High School. In addition to Walter’s parents and family, Community […]

Youth Education Program: Christian’s Success Story

Thanks to our supporters, 120 under-resourced students were provided much-needed educational and supportive services in the past year! Every donor, volunteer, event attendee, or social media follower, made a contribution to help us ensure that our Affordable Housing, Transitional Housing, and Youth Education Programs continue to make an impact on Alexandria’s youth and families in […]

Learn More About Our Youth Mentoring Program!

We strongly believe that all children in our community need a positive outlet to freely express themselves. Community Lodgings provides just that through our Boys’ and Girls’ Mentoring Program. In efforts to create a safe space for at-risk teens to learn and grow with the guidance of trusted adult role models, our Mentoring Program strives […]


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 […]