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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...
January 16, 2017
Betsy Micklem joined ACT for Alexandria at the beginning of 2017 as Director of Development. Betsy spent 20 years with Morgan Stanley and predecessor Dean Witter Reynolds as a financial advisor and...
November 15, 2016
When ACT asked our Board Members, “What are you thankful for in our Community” we had some wonderful responses that we would like to share: "At this time of year I cannot help but reflect that we are...
November 15, 2016
On October 26, 125 community leaders gathered at First Baptist Church of Alexandria to learn about building a system for early care and education in Alexandria. While the focus of the event was on...

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