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MAY 2017
2017 Give From The Heart Gala
Gala 17 
Thank You!
Hundreds of guests, donors, community leaders, sponsors, and supporters joined us on May 6 at the  UCM Give From The Heart Gala to create brighter futures for families and children. Read more... 

Thank you to Gala sponsors 
"We Are in a Good Place Now"

Thank You UCM
Monica, a former UCM client, shared her personal journey to financial stability and success at the UCM 2017 Give From The Heart Gala. She lit up the room with her inspiring story.  Read more...
Time for Mount Vernon "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" Food Drive
NHN Drive
Fill the Pantry for Summer Months
It's time for the annual Mount Vernon "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" community-led food drive, organized by teens at Saint Luke's Episcopal Church. West Potomac graduating senior Will Shute and rising junior Khloe Krizek are the lead coordinators for the drive that lasts through June. Learn how you can help...
Community Partner Spotlight:
National Association of Letter Carriers,
Union Branch 567 

Stamp out hunger For the past 25 years, the National Association of L e tter Carriers (NALC) has hosted   Stamp Out Hunger  -- the largest nationwide single-day food collecti on drive, held on the second Saturday in May.  We appreciate the ongoing support of the letter carriers of NALC Union Branch 567 and Alexandria area post offices.  Read more...
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Upcoming Events

May 27  -    Community Car Boot Sale at St. Luke's  (new date)  

May 27 -  Free Veggies Distribution at UCM

May 2950% Off Storewide Memorial Day Sale at Back Porch Thrift

Jun. 3 - UCM Sacramento  Center Community Day

Jun. 6 - Red, White & Tuna at Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jun. 6 - Restaurant Benefit Night for UCM at Myron Mixon's Pitmaster BBQ

Jun. 6 - Restaurant Benefit Night for UCM at Rocklands BBQ Alexandria

Jun. 6 - Restaurant Benefit Night for UCM at Southside 815

Jun. 8 - Support UCM to Empower Youth on Do More 24 Day!

Jun. 11 - Art-Fest at Sacramento Center (Back Porch Thrift Store)

Jun. 17 -  UCM Benefit Day at Fair Trade Winds (online all weekend)