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ALIVE! Hosts Food Distribution Events Today and Saturday

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – The local nonprofit ALIVE! continues to support the Alexandria community during this time.

The organization has announced upcoming food distribution events. The first is today, August 13 and the other is Saturday, August 15.

  • Thursday, August 13: Food Distribution at Charles Houston Recreation Center Parking Lot (901 Wythe St.).  In coordination with the meal distribution of Washington Street United Methodist Church, Royal Restaurant, ARHA, and the City of Alexandria, ALIVE! will distribute bags of shelf-stable groceries, produce, and bread from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Drive-through and walk-up service will be available.
  • Saturday, August 15: Truck-to-Trunk at Cora Kelly (3600 Commonwealth Ave) and John Adams Elementary (5651 Rayburn Ave.) parking lots. ALIVE! Truck-to-Trunk will distribute food from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., in the parking lots at Cora Kelly and John Adams Elementary Schools. This distribution includes bags of shelf stable groceries, fresh produce, and eggs, while supplies last. People are encouraged to drive through.

ALIVE! reminds people who choose to walk to the distribution sites to wear a mask and maintain a distance of six feet around others. Bring carts or bags to take food home.

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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 is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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