ALIVE! has bought and organized thousands of meals to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic, and for the next two upcoming Saturdays will give away a week’s worth of emergency subsistence food to families and individuals at two drive-by locations.
On the Saturdays of March 28 and April 4, families in their cars will be able to pick up four paper bags of free food at John Adams Elementary School and Cora Kelly School from 8:30 a.m. until noon — or until they run out.
“We’re trying to social distance. That’s about the best we can do,” ALIVE! Executive Director Jennifer Ayers told ALXnow. “This is emergency subsistence food, and meals are made up of a protein, a starch and vegetables. It’s enough for five meals per person for a family of four a week, so about 20 meals of basic food to keep people from feeling malnourished.”
Last week, the City Council approved an allocation of $20,000 to ALIVE! to buy bulk food equivalent to 17,000 meals. The city also found storage space for the nonprofit to house all of the food until it is distributed.
Food pantries around the city are still open, and Ayers encouraged residents to visit Hunger Free Alexandria to see the locations of food distribution points.
ALIVE! is asking for financial donations, not food donations. The organizations also needs 50 volunteers for this Saturday, who can sign up via Volunteer Alexandria.
“We’re worried about the longer-term effects of this pandemic, with people who can’t pay their rent or their bills,” Ayers said. “When paychecks stop coming, we think the economic impact will be much worse, which is why we are asking for financial contributions.”
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Monarch Montessori School located in the heart of Del Ray is enrolling children 6 weeks to 6 years of age for our half day and full day program.
Our hours of operation are 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Monarch Montessori School is open year round, with intermittent breaks.
Children engage in self-directed, self-initiated activities under the guidance of a trained Montessori teacher. Classroom sizes range from 8-12 students. Our robust curriculum includes botany, sensorial activities, the social graces, culture, math, science, practical life, geography, music appreciation and language arts.
You’ll get half off of the registration fee when you register and begin care with us before April 30, 2023.
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Del Ray Dog Fest & Yappy Hour
The 1st Annual Del Ray Dog Fest is a fun outdoor event that will include dog-centered activities, dog menu items, live music, vendors and food on Sunday, April 2 from 11am- 3pm at the George Washington Middle School parking lot.