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May 16, 2017
We hear a lot about winning nowadays with various views on who won, who lost and whether what happened was really a win. I’m a believer of trying to make situations “win-wins,” where all participants...
May 16, 2017
In honor of the fifth anniversary of Del Ray Café, owners Margaret and Laurent Janowsky, will be donating 5% of proceeds for the month of May to ACT for Alexandria. In addition, Wendy Brown of the...
May 16, 2017
Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates don’t get to have all the fun anymore. It used to be that only the rich could have private foundations and use them for their charitable giving. Now thanks...
May 10, 2017
In honor of its fifth anniversary, Del Ray Café announces it will donate 5% of its May sales to ACT for Alexandria . In addition to Del Ray Café’s 5%, a surprise matching donation was announced by...
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...

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