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April 17, 2017
I recently celebrated my ten-year anniversary at ACT for Alexandria and it is hard to believe I’ve been here for a decade. It’s been exciting to see the growth of the organization and I always say I...
April 15, 2017
Another year for Spring2ACTion —the seventh year—and another amazing success. This past April 5 th , over 9,000 donors made almost 13,000 donations to 158 Alexandria nonprofits with a record breaking...
April 14, 2017
Carol Siegal is ACT's Donor of the Month! Below, Carol shares why she loves Alexandria and how she got involved with ACT. Thank you, Carol! How did you get involved with ACT? I wanted to give a...
March 19, 2017
Now that spring has arrived, it's time for Spring2ACTion , Alexandria’s annual day of giving. Starting in 2011 with 47 participating organizations, a total of 1,265 donations were received amounting...
March 19, 2017
Magaly and Tom Hirst, long time ACT supporters and Donor Advised Fund holders , share more about how they got involved with ACT and why they love Alexandria: How did you get involved with ACT? We...
February 14, 2017
Beginning in 2005, ACT, in partnership with the City of Alexandria, convened a group of passionate City activists and philanthropists to help create Center for Alexandria’s Children (CAC), inspired...
February 14, 2017
This past Tuesday, ACT celebrated its new location at 201 King Street with a special open house and breakfast. In addition to welcoming the community to the new office, ACT also recognized Brandi Yee...
February 12, 2017
Welcome in the spring with Spring2VOLA's, a special pre- Spring2ACTion fundraiser hosted by Alexandria Restaurant Partners and ACT for Alexandria. From now until March 10, dine at Vola's Dockside...
February 12, 2017
We aging “baby boomers” tend to refer back to events and times in our lives which had major impacts on us—many times to the disillusionment of those who end up having to listen. However, as you’re...
January 16, 2017
During my life, I’ve had the distinct pleasure and benefit of working with many exceptional individuals. I think back fondly to the many caring and dedicated teachers, administrators and support...

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