Investing in Community Lodgings It is nearly impossible to attend a nonprofit event in Alexandria that is not sponsored or supported by Caudron Megary Blackburn Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors (formerly known as Speck – Caudron). The investment firm believes in investing in people and Alexandria, as well as on behalf of their […]
Marilyn Whitehurst loves her kids. Her kids include her own child, the children she cared for as a pediatric nurse, and now the second graders enrolled in Community Lodgings’ Youth Education after school program and summer programs, where she volunteers once or twice a week. “When I first met the kids, I fell in love […]
On May 9th, we officially held a groundbreaking for our property at 607 Notabene Drive! We are so excited to begin renovations to the building which will allow us to increase our supply of affordable housing by one additional unit. Renovations are expected to be completed by September and will result in six fully renovated […]
By Stephanie Hemmert, Girls’ Mentor A little over five years ago, I walked into an Alexandria City Volunteer Information Session knowing I wanted to help in some way and do something, but I wasn’t sure what. I had participated in some literacy tutoring a few years before that, and was looking to get back to […]
Did you know that, according to data released by the Virginia Department of Education, Alexandria middle schoolers struggled to pass their Math and Science SOLs last year? Although some students’ scores have increased in certain subject areas, Math and Science still continue to trip up many Alexandrian kids, with more than a quarter of 8th graders failing […]
HO! HO! HO! Our Christmas wish is that this holiday season always keeps its magic for you. Read more in our December newsletter.
From Susan Fitzpatrick, Community Lodgings board member: I lost my mother this year. My mother gave me my start on my own path in life. She and my father provided my foundation and provided a proverbial walkway toward my own version of success. I can think of no better way to honor her than to purchase a […]
Happy December! Although it feels like springtime outside, make no mistake: the season of giving is upon us, and it’s off to a very good start! Let’s count some of the ways our clients are feeling the love…. A TH family enjoyed a performance of The Nutcracker at the Warner Theater thanks to a generous […]
So much going on as we get ready for the holidays! See what we have been up to!
So much going on with our September newsletter – winding down summer, getting ready for our after-school program and finalizing our Open Doors to Independence Breakfast on October 20 (you’re coming, right)? Just click here to join us – and it’s free! And you MUST meet our two award winners in this photo! […]