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 […]
“Community Lodgings is loving, safe, and super awesome.” “This is truly something special because it’s only certain people dedicated to giving, and that’s Community Lodgings!” “I am thankful for the chance I was given to be a voice for my community and to tell others about Community Lodgings, its programs, and how it’s been a […]
We did the happy dance on November 29 when Washingtonian Magazine listed us as one of their 24 Local Charities That Are Worth Your Time and Money! We are listed under “If You Want to Help the Hungry and Homeless” and of course we could be listed under “If You Want to Help Kids and […]
Thank you to our friends at the Alexandria Gazette Packet for the coverage of our fundraiser breakfast on October 20 – page 22 – at the Holiday Inn and Suites on October 20!
What a terrific story that the Washington Informer wrote about us after our “Open Doors to Independence” breakfast on October 20!
“I’m sorry. We have nothing available right now.” I hear this end of a phone conversation from our property manager, Erika Orozco, several times a day. We don’t like turning away qualified applicants, but we know that we make a huge, positive difference to those who live in our affordable housing apartments. Read more about […]
Did you know that summer doesn’t always mean vacation for low-income students? Often it’s a struggle to find safety, a nutritious meal, and to retain what they learned in school. Find out what Community Lodgings does to combat “summer learning loss” for our kids and how […]
We were thrilled to share our story with all of Fairfax County on Monday, July 11, 2016, during Fairfax Public Access television show “Inside Scoop.” Three of our Community Lodgings family made their debut – our executive director, Lynn Thomas; our family support worker, Cindy Lopez, and one of our youth education kids, Rudys. Big […]
“Buenas tardes. Nos gustaría establecer una reunión para discutir el comportamiento de su hijo en la escuela.” (“Good afternoon. We would like to set up a meeting to discuss your child’s behavior in school.”) Imagine your child handing you that note and you do not speak or understand Spanish. The note is on school letterhead […]
Thought you knew what Community Lodgings does? Guess again! We’ll bet you had no idea how many programs we have. Read this Alexandria Gazette Packet story on page 11 and prepare to be amazed!