Alexandria Cares: Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

Visit Alex Va logoThere are lots of reasons as to why meeting planners are incorporating CSR activities into their programs.  The most common, according to Successful Magazine, include promoting corporate accountability, giving something back to the host destination and building relationships. Visit Alexandria‘s "Meetings Made Extraordinary" program answers to this increasing demand with Alexandria Cares, offering custom-tailored corporate community service projects as an integral part of your Alexandria experience!

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Volunteer Alexandria, offering rewarding and engaging volunteer service experiences tailored just for you! Bowl with special needs children, build bicycles for Alexandria's needy families or tidy up the waterfront. Whether your group size is two or 200, let us customize a volunteer service project for your organization. Simply tell us your goal and we'll create the perfect CSR activity.  Here are just a few recent corporate social responsibility programs to get you started.

  • Built a vegetable garden for a homeless shelter
  • Built a book shelves for children
  • Beautified a group home for mentally challenged residents with landscaping and painting enhancements
  • Delivered meals to homebound seniors
  • Crafted gift baskets for new mothers, pet owners and senior citizens
  • Decorated historic sites for the holidays and painted interiors for nonprofit facilities
  • Prepared lunch and dinner for the homeless and families in transition
  • Planned mentored activities for kids, teens and immigrants
  • Landscaped the grounds of recreation centers and museums and along the Potomac River
  • Skills-based volunteering projects - just let us know your skills-we'll do the rest!

Alexandria Cares is administered through Volunteer Alexandria and is a fee-for service program that offers customized delegate engagement opportunities at sites throughout Alexandria. Their comprehensive project management ensures a high impact day of service that is sure to exceed your meeting goals and create a truly authentic Alexandria experience.

Learn more on how you can create a lasting experience for both your delegates and the Alexandria community.

Contact Megan Hosford at (703) 652-5366. Together with our community partners, we’ll tailor the ideal experience for your group that is meaningful, helpful and fun!

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