Salvation Army

SALVATION ARMY • The Salvation Army helps struggling Arlington families, especially in the Hispanic community, break the cycle of poverty. • Kiwanis grant is used for seasonal programs and to supply an emergency food pantry. • https://southernusa.salvationarmy.org/nca/arlington-va/

Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia

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In addition to our annual financial grant, we volunteer monthly to help delivery food and offer the public an opportunity for blueberry donations during our annual Blueberry Sale.

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Path Forward

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Arlington Kiwanis grants support and members volunteer regularly at the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network, now called Path Forward.

Offender Aid and Restoration

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In addition to our annual financial grant, we volunteer monthly to help delivery food and offer the public an opportunity for blueberry donations during our annual Blueberry Sale.

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John Doe, AFAC President

Heroes, Inc.

HEROES, INC • Heroes, Inc. provides college scholarships to the children of fallen first responders. • Kiwanis grant supports the scholarship fund. • https://heroes.org See the Full List of Our Grantees

Doorways

doorways for women and families • Doorways helps our most vulnerable neighbors escape crisis and achieve safety and stability for themselves and their children. • Kiwanis grant supports children’s services that promote moving past trauma and healing. • https://www.doorways.org

Clothesline for Arlington Kids

the clothesline for arlington kids • Clothesline collects new and clean, gently-used clothing and distributes it free of charge to low-income school age children in a welcoming space. • Kiwanis grant helps with purchase of new clothing, including underwear and shoes. • http://www.clotheslinearlington.org

Bridges to Independence

bridges to independence • Bridges works to lead families and individuals out of homelessness and into stable, independent futures. • Kiwanis grant supports the youth development program including tutoring, mentoring, training and internships. • https://bridges2.org

Arlington Thrive

Arlington Thrive • Arlington Thrive delivers same-day emergency funds to neighbors in crisis. • Kiwanis grant provides funds for emergency rent and rent-related assistance for families with children. • https://arlingtonthrive.org

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH)

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) • APAH develops, preserves and owns quality, affordable housing for low-income residents. • Kiwanis grant supports APAH’s educational and enrichment services for children and youth. • https://www.apah.org See the Full List of Our Grantees

Among our service projects, we assist AFAC in bagging food supplies every second Wednesday, collect children’s books to be given gratis each child visiting the Arlington Pediatric Clinic, read to elementary students at Aspire! After-School Learning and to Randolph Elementary School children on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, assist Salvation Army ring bells for their red kettle Christmas campaign and participate in iCanShine bike program in the summer helping kids with disabilities to learn how to ride a bike. 

We support and chaperone the Key Club officers attending the state or district convention where they network with peers who will become future civic leaders.

In the last five years, we have become known for our annual blueberry sales, our biggest fundraiser. Some other  examples are Arlington Thrive, PRS Crisis Link, Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN), Aspire! After School Learning, Arlington YMCA, Arlington 4-H, Girls on the Run, Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC), National Capital Treatment & Recovery, and many others.

We support athletic clubs with soccer balls and fund high school senior graduation night, give scholarships to worthy rising college freshman and fund grants to high school mothers trying to finish their education while parenting, sometimes solo, in the Terrific Parent program.