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ALIVE! hosting grocery distributions this weekend for Alexandrians in need

Alexandria non-profit ALIVE! is hosting grocery distributions for Alexandrians in need this weekend.

Over the last few years, ALIVE! has stepped up its food distribution program for locals, with drive-through and walk-up distributions.

This Saturday, Aug. 27, the distribution will run from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Drive-through distributions are planned for:

  • Cora Kelly Elementary School (3600 Commonwealth Avenue)
  • NYCC Alexandria Campus (parking lot B-1, via 500 Dawes Avenue)

Walk-up distributions are scheduled for:

  • Cora Kelly Elementary School (3600 Commonwealth Avenue)
  • William Ramsay Recreation Center (5650 Sanger Avenue)

ALIVE! accepts food donations at the ALIVE! Food Warehouse (801 S Payne Street) Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. (closing at 7 p.m. on Thursdays).

The non-profit is accepting the following food types in personal, non-bulk portions:

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