3 Days of Giving

1,265 Donors, $104,156 in Donations

Spring 2 Action Alexandria

Thank You Alexandria!

Alexandria – you are a city full of ACTion Heroes who know how to respond to a challenge! Thanks to everyone who gave over the 3-day Spring2ACTion event and helped us take local giving to a whole new level.

Your donations will make a huge difference to the nonprofits serving children, youth and families in our City. Thank you for proving once again that Alexandria is the most generous online giving city in America. Stay tuned for Spring2ACTion 2012!

1,265 Donors Participating
+ $76,323 in Online Donations
+ $27,833 in Matching Grants
= $104,156 Total Raised.

Nonprofit Winners

Based on the most number of unique donors.


  • 1st Place & $5,000 – Empowered Women International
  • 2nd Place & $2,500 – The Art League
  • 3rd Place & $1,500 – Center for Alexandria’s Children
  • 7th Place & Laptop – Alexandria Seaport Foundation
  • 11th Place & iPad – Healthy Families Alexandria
  • 17th Place & $250 Target Gift Card – Carpenter’s Shelter
  • 22nd Place & FlipCam – Quintango
  • 35th Place & Bittersweet Catered Party – Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons
  • Just Because Prize (randomly drawn) – Computer C.O.R.E.
rank org name donors match¹ fund-
raisers

20

YOKID STRETCH YOUR LIMITS INC

24

40

WESLEY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

0

23

Volunteer Alexandria

6

35

THE CHILD AND FAMILY NETWORK CENTERS

2

2

THE ART LEAGUE INC

139

8

SCAN of Northern Virginia, Inc.

33

25

Reading Connection, Inc.

12

12

QUINTANGO INC

12

34

POTOMAC CONSERVANCY INC

4

38

Parent Leadership Training Institute of Alexandria

1

32

NORTHERN VIRGINIA RESOURCE CENTER FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING PERSONS

3

37

NEW HOPE HOUSING INC

1

17

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, Inc.

8

26

LIBERTYS PROMISE INC

2

22

KIDS HELPING KIDS INC

10

31

K I SERVICES INC

1

6

Hopkins House-A Center for Children and Their Families

23

7

Higher Achievement Program Inc

87

39

Gypsy Theatricals Inc dba Port City Playhouse

0

16

GADSBYS TAVERN MUSEUM SOCIETY

15

18

FRIENDS OF THE ALEXANDRIA COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER INC

10

15

FRIENDS OF GUEST HOUSE INC

18

30

FIRST NIGHT ALEXANDRIA INC

1

1

EMPOWERED WOMEN INTERNATIONAL INC

159

33

EDUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT FOUNDATION INC

4

24

ECOVOCE

7

11

DREAMDOG FOUNDATION

36

13

COMPUTER C.O.R.E.

22

10

COMMUNITY LODGINGS

20

21

Christ Church

14

4

CENTER FOR ALEXANDRIAS CHILDREN INC

104

14

Carpenter's Shelter, Inc.

21

36

BRAIN INJURY SERVICES

1

19

AT HOME IN ALEXANDRIA (AHA!)

8

29

ARTS ON THE HORIZON INC

4

27

ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE OF ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA INCORPORATED

2

9

ALIVE INC

33

5

ALEXANDRIA TUTORING CONSORTIUM INC

90

3

Alexandria Seaport Foundation

72

28

ALEXANDRIA NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH SERVICES INC

4

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium

90 $3,230

ACT for Alexandria

ACT for Alexandria is not eligible for prizes

8$8,155

The RunningBrooke Fund

77 $8,420

Giving Circle of Alexandria

51 $4,195

Senior Services of Alexandria

43 $2,780

Healthy Families Alexandria

34 $2,836

Dunbar Alexandria Boys & Girls Club

1 $25

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$4,195 51

$2,836 34

$25 1

$8,420 77 $3,230 90 $2,780 43

About Spring2ACTion

Spring2ACTion is 3-day innovative online community-wide fundraising event designed to inspire unprecedented levels of charitable giving in our City. Every donation gives your favorite organization the chance to win even more money through matching donations and prizes. Spring2ACTion is transforming Alexandria philanthropy into a massive grassroots effort. This event is initiative of ACT and ACTion Alexandria.

– For more information about Spring2ACTion or ACTion Alexandria, please contact Tracy Viselli at tracy.viselli@actforalexandria.org or 703-739-7778.

Thank You Video

Everyone’s Talking about Spring2ACTion

“Thank you Spring2ACTion for making philanthropy accessible to all and raising much needed funds for the arts, women and children in our community. No small donation was too small in this campaign!”

— Marga Fripp, Empowered Women International

“What a great 3 days of events and terrific outpouring of support for families in Alexandria! ALIVE! was delighted to be involved and blessed by donations of over $2000, plus a $1000 matching grant. Many thanks to ACT for pulling this off and to the many donors who were so generous!”

— Cheryl Malloy, ALIVE!

"When everybody helps, everybody benefits. ACT and Spring2ACTion bring that spirit to Alexandria, big time!”

— Thomson M. Hirst, Mason Hirst Foundation

“Spring2ACTion was too much fun and I can't wait for next year! The RunningBrooke Fund had 77 unique donors and raised $8,420.00 in just 3 days. Awesome!!”

— Brooke Curran, RunningBrooke Fund

“We’ve wanted to do an online fundraiser for years and you gave us the opportunity! It brought synergy and excitement to our group – it was tremendous! Thank you for bringing the community together.”

— Nina Randolph, Healthy Families Alexandria

ACTion Hero Winners $100 donated to their designated nonprofit organization

  • Elizabeth C. — ALIVE!
  • Cheryl M. — ALIVE!
  • Margaret M. — Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
  • Kenneth H. — At Home in Alexandria
  • Nicholas P. — Center for Alexandria’s Children
  • Elizabeth A. — Christ Church
  • Karen P. — Computer C.O.R.E.
  • Bo P. — Computer C.O.R.E.
  • Suzanne G. — Empowered Women International
  • Barbara S. — Friends of Guest House
  • Rodger D. — Friends of the Alexandria Mental Health Center
  • Jeanne D. — Gadsby’s Taverns
  • Beth D. — The Giving Circle of Alexandria
  • Melody H. — Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons
  • Jacqueline S. — SCAN of Northern Virginia


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