ALIVE! is hosting three free food distributions this week in Alexandria, and the nonprofit is offering shelf stable groceries, produce and eggs for hungry families.
“People are encouraged to drive through,” the city said in a release. “Walks-ups should maintain 6 feet social distance, wear a face mask and bring carts or reusable bags to carry food home.”
The distributions will be held on:
- Thursday, August 27, in the parking lot of Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe Street) from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
- Saturday, August 29, at Cora Kelly School (3600 Commonwealth Avenue) from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
- Saturday, August 29, at John Adams Elementary School (5651 Rayburn Avenue) from 8:30 to 1030 a.m.
The nonprofit has given out hundreds of thousands of pounds of food since the pandemic started in March, and is also currently in need of volunteers.
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Alexandria Women for Good is a newly formed local Grapevine Giving Circle composed of local Alexandria women who make the commitment to give back to the local community regularly and intentionally. Each quarter they raise money to give to local nonprofits making a difference.
For more information visit: https://www.grapevine.org/giving- circle/3y6h4Ay/Alexandria-Women-for-Good
Pictured left to right: Laura Herron, Laura Turner, Kate Wiley from Community Lodgings, and Laura Bloodgood
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