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ALX Community Event Raises $60K for National Breast Cancer Foundation

Attendees at the ALX Pink Gala on Oct. 20, 2023 (Photo: Jason Dixon Photography, photography sponsored by VIP Alexandria Magazine)

ALEXANDRIA, VA-On Friday, Oct. 20, ALX Community, in collaboration with VIP Alexandria Magazine, hosted a fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Foundation at the ALX Community Atrium. The first-ever ALX Pink Gala raised $60,000, breaking its fundraising goal by $10,000.

Through the foundation, healthcare providers are able to provide discounts on mammograms and diagnostic tests to their patients uninsured or underinsured.

The evening featured a silent auction, giveaways, an open bar, drinks, food, and entertainment. Ayesha Khan, a reporter for Fox5, who survived Stage 3 breast cancer, was the spcial guest.

This month’s edition of VIP Alexandria Magazine featured breast cancer survivors.

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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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