Ten Questions with Community Lodgings Mentor Christine Suchy Christine Suchy has been a mentor for five years. Christine gamely answered ten questions about her volunteer experience as a Community Lodgings questions during a long car trip to New York. She was our “Volunteer of the Year” in 2015 for a particularly heroic act – read […]
Ten Questions with Community Lodgings Mentor Stephanie Hemmert Stephanie Hemmert has been part of Community Lodgings’ girls’ mentoring program right from the beginning, and she’s here to stay! Read our Q&A below to find out why she’s been with us for so long, and who is her favorite Community Lodgings person (hint: that person said […]
By Stephanie Hemmert, Girls’ Mentor A little over five years ago, I walked into an Alexandria City Volunteer Information Session knowing I wanted to help in some way and do something, but I wasn’t sure what. I had participated in some literacy tutoring a few years before that, and was looking to get back to […]
What do the boys in our mentoring program REALLY think about their mentors? Turn to page 3 of the summer issue of the City of Alexandria’s Gang Prevention Community Task Force Newsletter to find out!
Mentoring a teenage girl was the last thing on Dana Gilbertson’s mind in 2013 when she visited Community Lodgings, an Alexandria nonprofit that offers transitional and affordable housing and youth education to low-income, predominantly Latino families. Find out how Dana’s visit led to her to meet Hennesy and their special bond in this Alexandria Gazette Packet article, […]