Front row, from left, are Olivia Burnett, Arlington Pediatric Center, Virginia Hospital Foundation; Elizabeth Jones Valderrama, executive director, OAR of Arlington County; Rosie Allen-Herring, president & CEO , United Way NCA; Libby Garvey, chair, Arlington County Board, Amanda Mark, A-SPAN. Second row, from left, are Angelo Rivero, director, CASA de Virginia; Sam Kelly, executive director, Bridges to Independence, Inc., Jay Harris, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing board member, Cheryl Ramp, director of Community Relations, APAH; Nina Janopaul, president and CEO, APAH; Scott Miller, A-SPA. Third row, from left, are Arlington County Board Christian Dorsey, board member, John Vihstadt, board member; Jay Fisette, vice-chair, board member; Katie Cristol, board member.
Photo courtesy of John Jack Photography
United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) awarded $100,000 in Community Impact grants to seven nonprofit partners serving in Arlington.
The grants being awarded are part of United Way NCA’s new Community Commitment, a $10 million investment to address the education, financial stability and health of residents throughout the region over the next five years.
The grantees were announced at a ceremonial check presentation at the Arlington County Board Office: Arlington Free Clinic, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, Arlington Pediatric Center, Arlington Street People's Assistance Network, Bridges to Independence, CASA de Maryland, and Offender Aid and Restoration (OAR) of Arlington County.