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ACT for Alexandria Gets $15K Check from Alexandria Drive-In

With its sold-out inaugural season in the books, the Alexandria Drive-In has written ACT for Alexandria a $15,000 check and is planning a sequel.

“Alexandria Drive-In started as a dream to help raise funds for locally loved nonprofits and to provide our friends and neighbors safe family entertainment,” Kelly Grant, chief operating officer for ALX Community told ALXnow. “The generosity of our volunteers and sponsors has been overwhelming. The decision to schedule a second series has been made and will be announced next week.”

All of the shows sold out quickly, and the proceeds went to ACT for Alexandria and Athena Rapid Response.

Grant came up with the idea of offering safe entertainment for residents. She partnered with The Garden and the movies were shown in the parking lot of the Victory Center at 5001 Eisenhower Avenue.

ACT for Alexandria’s CEO Heather Peeler thanked the drive-in with a video on social media.

“ALX Community and The Garden did something amazing this summer,” ACT for Alexandria CEO Heather Peeler said. “The $15,000 donation that we’ve received from the Alexandria Drive-In movie theater couldn’t have come at a more critical time for our community.”

ACT for Alexandria thanks ALX Community and The Garden for presenting Alexandria Drive-In, a phenomenal opportunity for…

Posted by ACT for Alexandria on Friday, October 9, 2020

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