At Home Alexandria (AHA)
In partnership with AHC, CPC volunteers work to help Alexandria residents 55 and older remain in their own homes and enjoy safe, healthy and independent lives for as long as possible. AHA provides a central place to turn for help and information.
AHA responds to all members needs – whether for someone to repair a screen door, deliver groceries or accompany a member to a hairdresser or a doctor’s appointment. Please contact Viola Sadler at 571-275-4993 for more information or visit their website at http://www.athomeinalexandria.org/
By Your Side Ministries (BYSM)
BYSM is a 501(c)(3) organization that serves the single teen/young adult parent population in the DC Metropolitan area is looking for committed and experienced volunteers to facilitate Health & Fitness (diet/exercise/stress management), Money Management, Effective Communication and Parenting classes for their S.T.A.R.(Supportive, Tools for Advancement and Restoration) Program for teen parents in the DC Metropolitan area.
To volunteer or for more information contact: 1-888-381-8226, email Angela@bysm.org, or visit our website at www.bysm.org. Together WE CAN make a difference!
CPC partnered with the City of Alexandria Department of Transportation to keep a 1 mile segment of Russell Road clean and to report improvements to the department. This effort demonstrates our commitment to our neighbors that we are active in keeping Russell Road litter free and we care about the community in which we worship. If you, your family or ministry are looking for a fun team building activity this may be of interest. Supplies and a brief orientation will be provided. To schedule a date contact: email@example.com
ALIVE! (Alexandrians InVolved Ecumenically)
CPC is one of 40 religious congregations in Alexandria that are members of ALIVE! We support ALIVE's Last Saturday of the Month Food Distribution at the Ladrey Senior Building on 300 Wythe Street in Alexandria from 8:30am to noon. Help is needed to sort, bag, and deliver food to seniors and the physically challenged. To volunteer contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
ALIVE! Program Wish Lists
Alive! House Needs
- Carpet cleaning machine (steam cleaner)
- Power washer
- Quad office printer, copier, scanner, fax
- Four (4) laptop computers
- Volunteers to
- Sew a 12' seam on a mattress
- Organize a collection of handouts, flyers, pamphlets, etc. (file the papers in protected sheets in a binder, create a table of contents or index. This task could be done at home or in the ALIVE! House office)
- Sew a cover for daybed in ALIVE! House office
- Household supplies: Brillo, oven cleaner, sponges, rubber gloves
- Cleaners: bathroom, hard surface, window
- Detergents: laundry, dishwashing
- Paper: towels, toilet, tissues, and napkins
If you are able to donate any of these items, please call the ALIVE! House (703-684-1430) or email email@example.com.
Family Emergency Program Needs
- Peanut Butter
- Canned meat
Nonperishable food can be dropped off at the First Christian Church, 2723 King Street, between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm weekdays. (If the food closet at the First Christian Church is full, please go to room 18 or, if you need assistance, ring the buzzer. This will help keep the foyer at the First Christian Church neat and orderly.) Thank you!
For more information, contact ALIVE! at 703-837-9300 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SOME (So Others Might Eat)
On the first Saturday of the month we support SOME by doing all that is necessary to serve approximately 800 homeless in Washington DC. Here's a list of what you may be asked to do: set tables, serve food, serve coffee, empty uneaten food into trash bins, disinfect tables and chairs, wash dishes, cook food, sweep or mop the floor, run washing machine and dryer. SOME's dining facility is located on 71 'O' Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. To volunteer contact: email@example.com.
We have teamed with INOVA Health System to become a regular blood donation site in the community. Volunteers are needed to give blood, along with handling administrative tasks such as registering donors.
If you have questions and/or comments about CPC's participation in the INOVA Blood Donation program or are interested in working the next blood drive, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Alexandria's Mentoring Program
The City of Alexandria's Wright to Read and Mentoring Program needs you. Contact Ms. Loralei Coyle at (703) 746-4506 to learn more about the program. Please let her know you are a CPC volunteer interested in giving the gift of literacy or becoming a mentor to a child in Alexandria.
Friends of Guest House
Friend of Guest House is a transitional home for recently incarcerated women. CPC has conducted a variety of home improvement projects at Friends of Guest House. The Executive Director, Ms. Kari Gallowy is excited and eagerly waiting to hear from those of you who are interested in providing ongoing support through helping with G.E.D test questions, decorating a room, providing cosmetology support, and job skills training. Friends of Guest House is located at 1 East Luray Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301, email email@example.com or call 703-549-8072.
Rebuild Together Alexandria
Rebuilding Together Alexandria brings volunteers, communities, and resources together to improve the homes and lives of Alexandrians who are physically or financially unable to perform home repairs. CPC volunteers come together to make energy-efficient upgrades to homes throughout Alexandria, saving homeowners money on their upcoming winter utility bills. To volunteer for upcoming restoration projects contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previously CPC teamed with the Alexandrian Jaycees and made a variety of home improvement repairs at the Friends of Guest House. It was one of over 100 homes and nonprofits that benefited from home repairs conducted by over 1,000 volunteers. To volunteer contact: email@example.com.