Alexandria United Way of the National Capital Area awarded grants to 10 local non-profits through the Alexandria Community Impact Fund a total of $105,300 lon Tuesday, Jan. 8, at City Hall. United Way of the National Capital Area Chief Operating Officer Kelly Brinkley and regional council chair Florence King and Mayor Bill Euille awarded the grants to ALIVE!, The Campagna Center, Carpenter's Shelter, Computer C.O.R.E., Friends of Guest House, Just Neighbors, Mid-Atlantic Gleaning Network, Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, NOVA Scripts Central, and Senior Services of Alexandria.
The funds came through designations to the Alexandria Community Impact Fund in United Way NCA's annual workplace giving campaign. Nearly $1.65 million was raised through Community Impact Funds in United Way NCA's eight regions thanks to the support of employees from more than 800 workplaces throughout the Washington region. Each of the grants addresses United Way NCA's focus areas of education, health and financial stability.