Ten Questions with a Community Lodgings Mother – Reina Martinez By Josue Martinez Josue Martinez, an eighth-grader in Community Lodgings’ after school program, recently completed a short course on how to conduct interviews. For his final project, Josue interviewed his mother about Community Lodgings. He introduced himself, explained the purpose of the interview, created open […]
Ten Questions with a Community Lodgings Mom Maria Romero’s daughter Jennesy Perdomo-Romero is in third grade and has been enrolled in Community Lodgings’ youth education program, which offers after school homework support and summer program, for three years. Maria shared how the Community Lodgings staff has helped Jennesy, and Maria’s entire family. How did you […]
A Conversation with Gezae Berhane by Joy Loving Gezae Berhane is a former participant in Community Lodgings’ youth education program. He was featured in a video that shown during our fall fundraising breakfast. I recently spoke with Gezae about his experience with the youth program and his favorite Community Lodgings memories. How long were you […]
Soccer and Philanthropy: An Interview with Tommy Park by Joy Loving Tommy Park is the executive director of the Alexandria Soccer Association, one of Community Lodgings’ most interactive partners. Tommy shared what attracted him to Community Lodgings and why he thinks our programs have improved the community. How long have you run the Alexandria Soccer […]
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 […]
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 […]
“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Find out who said that insightful quote, and how Community Lodgings builds strong children in our Alexandria Gazette Packet article, page 11.