ACT for Alexandria

Spring2ACTion, Alexandria's Giving Day

One day can make a world of difference.  That day is Wednesday, April 25!  Join us for Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s Giving Day –

Hosted by ACT for Alexandria, Spring2ACTion is an online giving day created to support the nonprofits doing incredible life-changing work in our community.  In 2017, 9,058 individuals donated $1,592,459 to support 158 local nonprofits.  Since 2011, 45,000 generous donors, like you, have given more than $6 million dollars to 160 nonprofits through Spring2ACTion, making it one of the most successful city-wide giving days in the country!  Give on April 25 and help us ensure that Alexandria is a strong, vibrant community for all.  Let’s continue that record setting generosity – donate here

*Early giving is now open – give early AND give often to your favorite nonprofit(s)! Click here to see a list of all 164 participating nonprofits

Ways to Support Spring2ACTion

Give your Two Cents to Spring2ACTion: 2 cents of every gallon purchased at Yates Automotive during the month of April will support Spring2ACTion as part of Yates Service’s Give Your Two Cents program.  Stop by, fill up and give back!

Nickels for Nonprofits: When you shop at Whole Foods during April, May & June and use your own grocery bag, Whole Foods will donate 5 cents to ACT.  It’s good for the environment and our community!

Alexandria Restaurant Partners: Dine at Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, The Majestic, Virtue Feed & Grain, Vola’s Dockside Grill & Hi-Tide Lounge on April 25 – 5% of all sales will support Spring2ACTion.  Plan out your day of eating!  

Sugar Shack Donuts: Stop by Sugar Shack Donuts in Alexandria for your free donut on April 25 – just show proof of your donation. 

Holy Cow Burgers, Pork Barrel BBQ & Sweet Fire Donna’s: 25 cents from each purchase will be donated to your favorite nonprofit.  The nonprofit with the most customer designations will win $500!

South Block Juice Co.:  Check out their new Old Town location at Founders Hall/ALX Community and at Ease Yoga in Del Ray - 15% of all sales on April 25 will support Spring2ACTion

These are a just a few of the generous businesses supporting Spring2ACTion, for a complete list of giving day events and promotions, click here


Spring2ACTion is brought to you by


ACT for Alexandria
City of Alexandria

Leaderboard Sponsors

Alexandria Restaurant Partners
Grant Thornton
Maria and Harry Hopper

Power Hour Sponsor


ACTion Hero Sponsor

Access National Bank

Prize Pool Sponsors

Beyer Subaru
Caudron Megary Blackburn
Comfort One
Holy Cow Restaurant
Focus Data Solutions
John Marshall Bank
Penny Post
Pork Barrel BBQ
Red Barn Mercantile
Sweet Fire Donna's BBQ
Yates Automotive

Community Sponsors

ALX Community
Brighter Strategies  

South Block


Community Partners

Alexandria Arts Alliance
Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
Alexandria City Public Schools
Alexandria Gazette
Alexandria News
Alexandria Times
Del Ray
Good Works Wednesday
Silverback Strategies
Sugar Shack Donuts
Visit Alexandria
Washington Street United Methodist Church
Whole Foods