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Volunteer Alexandria Needs Help for Three Events

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Alexandria, VA – Have you been looking for a way to help your community during this time? There are opportunities through Volunteer Alexandria that are both safe and rewarding.

Volunteers are needed on June 11 to help with setup, distribution and cleanup for a meal and grocery distribution. The event is sponsored by the Washington Street United Methodist Church, ALIVE!, Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Royal Restaurant, Charles Houston Recreation Center, and Volunteer Alexandria. Click HERE to learn more.

ALIVE! is seeking volunteers to serve as On-Call Warehouse Workers and Grocery Bag Packers and Restockers to help to prepare for mass food distributions in their warehouse. The organization is also looking for Quarantine Food Packers to bag groceries for safe distribution to food-insecure households that have a COVID-19 positive patient. Click the links above for details.

The Alexandria Medical Reserve Corps needs volunteers for their call center & outreach efforts. Click HERE to learn more.

Volunteer Alexandria even offers opportunities that allow residents to help from home! Check out the full list HERE.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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