Serving Thousands of Needy Alexandrians Each Year
ALIVE! (ALexandrians In Volved Ecumenically) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of volunteers from over 40 religious congregations and the community working together to help those in need in Alexandria, Virginia.
Founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the largest private safety net for the needy in the city of Alexandria, addressing short-term to long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community. Learn more ...
Empty Bowls Alexandria!
Please join us for the 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Alexandria!
Saturday, November 18, 2017
SUPPER ● RAFFLE ● ENTERTAINMENT
Fill a Bowl, Fill a Need.
Choose a bowl handmade by local artists. Enjoy a simple supper provided by area restaurants and bakeries. Keep your bowl as a reminder that you are helping to fill bowls, alleviate suffering and build stronger futures for children, families and individuals living in poverty and with hunger in the city of Alexandria. All proceeds will provide food, shelter, emergency help and education for at-risk Alexandrians.
Preschool enrollment for 201718 is now open!
The ALIVE! Child Development Center (CDC) is accepting applications for the 20172018 school year. Learn more....
Another Successful StepALIVE! Walkathon
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors, ALIVE! congregations, walkers, volunteers and supporters for making the 2017 StepALIVE! Walkathon such a great success! With your generous support, $80,000 was raised this yearour most successful StepALIVE! to date! Congrats to the StepALIVE! Committee led by chair Mary Eileen Dixon.
All of the funds raised by this important event will help provide tuition assistance that puts high-quality, accredited early education and child care within reach for those who couldn't otherwise afford it.
A very special THANK YOU our Trailblazer sponsors, Jack Taylor’s Alexandria Toyota and The McNeil Family Foundation; and to our Pacesetter sponsors, Fairlington United Methodist Men and Oliff PLC. See a complete listing of the 2017 StepALIVE! sponsors.
ALIVE! Legacy Society
Learn more about the ALIVE! Legacy Society, a community of friends and supporters who have provided for ALIVE! in their wills or trusts — or who have formally expressed the intent to do so.
Put your charitable contributions to work in the local community. Consider a tax-deductible, donation to ALIVE! Use your credit card to securely donate online now.
More than 700 volunteers a year help ALIVE! fulfill the mission to put faith and love into action. Of ALIVE!’s seven programs, five are staffed and managed entirely by volunteers. ALIVE! is Alexandrians helping Alexandrians.
ALIVE's Vision and Mission
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Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!"
Isaiah 6:8 (NIV)