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Alexandria Nonprofit Holds Online Art Auction to Fund Cancer Screenings and Treatments

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – Founded in 1999,  Nueva Vida, Inc is an Alexandria cancer support network for Latinas who have cancer, have survived it, and their loved ones affected by the illness. On Nov. 30, the nonprofit launched its second online art auction called VIDART. It will run through Dec. 13.

The purpose of the silent auction is to raise funding for life-saving screenings and treatments. The group provides free cancer-related services in the DC metro area and Baltimore. Every year, their programs provide screenings for approximately 1,444 Latinas and 300 diagnostic exams for clients. They also sponsor a psychosocial support group aimed at improving quality of life for all clients

The event features 92 pieces by 70 artists. Click HERE to browse the catalog and register as a participant.

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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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