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Alexandria boasts a vibrant and caring local nonprofit community while serving as home to the headquarters of many larger national nonprofits. National nonprofits headquartered in Alexandria include but are not limited to United Way Worldwide, Salvation Army, Catholic Charities and Good 360. These organizations have found the ambience of Alexandria coupled with the proximity to Washington to be the perfect combination for addressing the goals of their organizations.

On the local level, a variety of nonprofits have developed and flourished over the years to support local causes, fill gaps in services and assist those most in need in our community. From Hopkins House, which provides preschool education for low income families and was founded in 1939 to ACT for Alexandria, Alexandria's Community Foundation founded in 2004, Alexandrians have continuously "stepped up" to assist others in our community who find themselves in less than desirable situations.

ALIVE!, Alexandrians Involved Ecumenically, was founded in the late 1960s and flourishes today addressing the issues of hunger, housing and early childhood development.

The Art League and Alexandria Symphony provide support for the arts and help to make our community a better place for all.

Other Alexandria Non-Profit Organizations include:

Community Lodgings

The Campagna Center

Friends of Guest House

Rebuilding Together Alexandria

The Reading Connection

Higher Achievement

Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services

Alexandria Seaport Foundation

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium

Carpenter's Shelter

Center for Alexandria's Children

Child and Family Network Centers

Crisis Link 

KI Services

New Neighbors

Computer CORE

Alexandria Olympic Boys and Girls Clubs

Stop Child Abuse Now

Parent Leadership Training Institute

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia Family Services

Volunteer Alexandria

Hopkins House |

ACT for Alexandria |

ALIVE!, Alexandrians Involved Ecumenically

The Art League

Alexandria Symphony

As you will find, Alexandria is a very caring and concerned community. These organizations provide a variety of services, offer a multitude of programs and conduct galas and other fundraisers throughout the year to support their important work. < Learn More>

If you are an Alexandria Non-Profit Organization and would like to be listed on this page, contact Meredith Kirkpatrick, Internet Content & Promotions Specialist.







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