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Top 5 Things You Learn During a Blizzard

Whether you called it Jonas or #Snowzilla, this past weekend’s storm packed a punch! Amid it, we found out a few things that happen at Carpenter’s…

Share-A-Haircut Day

You know that feeling you have when you have a new haircut? Yeah, we do too. For many of our residents who are job searching, a fresh haircut can give…

Community Partner Spotlight- Dr. Jessica Hill

It’s nice to have talented friends. Carpenter’s Shelter is fortunate to have many, including Dr. Jessica Hill of Alexandria Family Dental.Dr. Hill…

New Law Makes Donating Even Easier!

Last Friday, Congress made charitable giving even sweeter. The PATH Act, now permanent law, allows individuals age 70 ½ or older to transfer up to $1…

Alternative Giving

Warm scarves and seasonal sweaters are great gifts for your loved ones, but why not give them a gift that will make them feel warm from the inside out…

Scottish Christmas Walk Parade

Represent Carpenter’s Shelter and welcome Santa to town by walking in the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade on Saturday, December 5th. The parade will …

Eat at Overwood. End Homelessness.

You can support homeless individuals and families in our community by simply going out for lunch or dinner. For the entire month of November, when you…

2015 Non-Profit of the Year

Each year, the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce hosts the Business Awards to honor local companies and organizations for their role in contributing to A…

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Each year, many struggling families look to Carpenter’s Shelter for help during the holidays. Our shelter residents are served a wonderful Thanksgiv…