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Alexandria Rotary Donates $10,000 to City’s COVID-19 Response Fund

The Rotary Club of Alexandria donates $10,000 to COVID-19 Response Fund.

Alexandria, Virginia – The Rotary Club of Alexandria has made a grant for $10,000 to the ACT for Alexandria ACT Now COVID-19 Response Fund.

“Alexandria’s nonprofit organizations are the fabric of our social safety net and essential partners during this public health crisis,” said Rotarian Mark Amberg.

“The Rotary Club of Alexandria, ACT for Alexandria and the City of Alexandria recognize that the necessary public health measures to address COVID-19 will affect our community in many ways.  Some face life-threatening implications, but all will feel the disruption of every day activity in our community,” he continued.

Recognizing many Alexandrians are already on the financial edge, the Rotary knows the grant will immediately be available to help meet the demand for emergency health and mental services, food, rent, utility, and childcare assistance.

The Rotary Club of Alexandria is part of Rotary International.  Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

For more than 110 years, Rotary’s people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects.  From literacy and peace to water and health, we are always working to better our world, and we stay committed to the end.

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Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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