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Spring2ACTion 2015 – THANK YOU!!!

Thank you to everyone who supported Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) during Spring2ACTion!  We exceeded our goal of $7,500 with donations totaling almost $9,000. Your generosity will allow SSA to continue its programs and services for Alexandria’s seniors.  We are grateful for your continued support!

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Thanks to Banfield Charitable Trust!

Thanks for Banfield Charitable Trust for their generous donation to SSA’s AniMeals on Wheels program. This allowed senior pet owners to receive needed pet supplies in addition to their monthly pet food today delivery. Also special thanks to volunteers Dan & Tom for delivering and to Alexandria

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Alex Commission on Aging Delivers Meals on Wheels

Thanks to members of the Alex Commission on Aging (Mary Lee Anderson, Jane King and Pat Killeen) for delivering meals on wheels this chilly Spring morning. This wraps up our “March for Meals” campaign to bring awareness to senior hunger! Thanks to all of our elected officials

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New Alexandria Report Identifies 5 Key Issues for Community

The Alexandria Council of Human Services Organizations, or ACHSO, released a needs assessment report this week identifying 5 Key Issues affecting the quality of our human services network in the city. Those issues include Affordable Housing, Early Intervention Services for Youth, The Information Gap, The Eligibility Gap,

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Mayors for Meals – Thanks to Mayor Euille and Council Member Pepper

As part of the March for Meals campaign to raise awareness for senior hunger, Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille and Council Member Del Pepper delivered meals on wheels with volunteers from Westminster Presbyterian Church.  For more information about the March for Meals program go to  #MarchforMeals  

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Women & Wine Celebrate Seniors

Special thanks to Alexandria’s Women and Wine and Stratford University for a delicious evening supporting SSA’s programs. Donna Manges, Mary Lee Anderson & Chef Brett shown with some incredible desserts prepared by Stratford students.

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March for Meals!

Alexandria Mayor Euille proclaims March 2015 as March for Meals Month urging everyone to take time this month to honor our Meals on Wheels programs, the seniors they serve and the volunteers who care for them. Spread the word!

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Sheriff Department & Firefighters deliver Meals on Wheels

A big thank you to Sheriff Dana Lawhorne & Chief Deputy Sheriff Tim Gleeson from the Alexandria Sheriff’s Department, as well as Darrell White and Michael Ware from the Alexandria Black Firefighters Association who delivered Meals on Wheels today in honor of the March for Meals campaign! Another thank

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Meals on Wheels Snow Day Deliveries

A big thank you to SSA’s Snow Angels who were out braving the elements to deliver Meals on Wheels this past Thursday and Friday! Your generosity ensures that Alexandria seniors in need will not go hungry despite the weather conditions.

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Low Vision Resource Group – Talking Books

Learn about public library alternatives to print resources with Kym Robertson. Thursday, March 12 1:30 pm – 3 pm Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA For more information click here.

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