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Register Now for StepALIVE! Walkathon Oct. 16

Lisa Clausen and Sally Gardner of Fairlington United Methodist Church walk in support of StepALIVE! in 2020. (Photo courtesy ALIVE!)

ALEXANDRIA, VA –  ALIVE! is dedicated to helping people and families in need in Alexandria.  On Sunday, Oct. 16, the StepALIVE! walkathon returns for the 41st year.  The event helps raise funding to provide food, shelter, and financial assistance.

This year’s goal is $80,000.

In a Sept. 27 email, the nonprofit’s executive director Jennifer Ayers wrote, “Each year, StepALIVE! is an opportunity for everyone in our city to take action and raise awareness for the work required to help our neighbors in need.”

Each month, ALIVE! helps almost 4,000 families with food assistance – for free.

Would you like to help? You can play a part in the walkathon. Sign up now by clicking HERE.

The event location is First Christian Church at 2723 King Street. Registration starts at 1:15 p.m. and includes t-shirt pickup. Kickoff is 2 p.m. There is a post-walk celebration from 3:30-4:30 p.m. For registration costs and more information, visit the above link.

To donate to StepALIVE!, click 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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