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Morning Notes

125K meals packaged for families in need — “The Islamic Relief USA yearly Ramadan event made its comeback bigger and better than before, after taking a two-year break due to the pandemic.” [NBC4]

It’s Tuesday — Rain overnight. High of 74 and low of 57. Sunrise at 6:09 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. [Weather.gov]

Urban Institute study examines cost of living in Alexandria — “A new Urban Institute study examined low-income housing in Alexandria, Virginia, to look for new answers to an age-old question.” [Bloomberg]

Del Ray cafe makes big donation — “Ten years ago, Margaret and Laurent Janowsky renovated a 1925 bungalow and opened Del Ray Café at 205 East Howell Avenue… to celebrate that milestone, they are giving back in a big way, by donating 5% of all May sales to ACT for Alexandria.” [Zebra]

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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