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Alexandria Redevelopment And Housing Authority Held Winter Wonderland

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority had its Winter Wonderland event. Gaynelle Diaz, the organization’s director of resident and community services, is grateful the organization was still able to give children a little bit of joy this weekend. It sent out information inviting all of the families who receive housing assistance to pre-register, then was able to set appointment times throughout the weekend, so families wouldn’t have to stand in line. Volunteers then handed gifts to families as they arrived in their cars. Continue reading “Alexandria Redevelopment And Housing Authority Held Winter Wonderland”

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Pop-Up Markets Sweet Root Village Raised 483 Pounds Of Canned Goods

Sweet Root Village are the pop-up markets that ran in September and October. Creative, friendly young people, beautiful flowers, and a philosophy that was so unlike what the country was living through made the pop-up magical. As an added bonus, shopping was helping others: Sweet Root Village donated food and money to Fairfax-based “Food for Others,” to help people who had lost jobs and savings during the pandemic. Continue reading “Pop-Up Markets Sweet Root Village Raised 483 Pounds Of Canned Goods”

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Learn About Senior Services Of Alexandria’s Groceries To Go Program

Senior Services of Alexandria’s Groceries to Go program seamlessly fulfills a crucial need that many seniors have. In partnership with Giant Food, screened volunteers shop and then deliver groceries to their “assigned” seniors every other week. Groceries are ordered based on the senior’s personal shopping list. There are no delivery fees and no minimum orders. The only requirement is that the seniors must be over 60 years old and live in the city of Alexandria. Continue reading “Learn About Senior Services Of Alexandria’s Groceries To Go Program”

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Neighbors Thank Inova Alexandria Hospital

Residents of the Vauxcleuse neighborhood live close to Inova Alexandria Hospital. They wanted to show their support for the health care providers and staff during the COVID-19 crisis. As one resident served on the board of the hospital’s foundation and another was a chef and restaurant owner, they quickly made a plan and  put it into action. Continue reading “Neighbors Thank Inova Alexandria Hospital”

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