Volunteering To Feed the Homeless in Arlington

on December 4, 2018 News with 0 comments

By Shirley Ruhe John Churchman of St. George’s Episcopal Church and Carol Kiranbay of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church stand ready to serve the bagged meals and hot dish to homeless gathered at St. George’s on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The homeless clients will begin lining up inside the church for the meal service, which begins at […]

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A-SPAN Wins 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award

on October 19, 2018 Press Release with 0 comments

ARLINGTON, VA – October 16, 2018 – A-SPAN has been named a 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award grant recipient in the Greater Washington area. A-SPAN was selected for its commitment to addressing issues fundamental to economic mobility. “A-SPAN is honored to have won such a prestigious award. Our partnership with Bank of America […]

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From Homeless to New A-SPAN Home

on February 8, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Walk through the front door of Dennis Clark’s new apartment on N. Thomas Street. You will hear the story of how Clark went from Army E-4 specialist and leader of men to sleeping on a bus shelter bench on Columbia Pike. “It was a trickle,” he said. “It didn’t all happen at once.” Clark was […]

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Holidays in the Homeless Services Center in Arlington

on December 11, 2016 News, News Archive with 0 comments

Walk into the Homeless Services Center at 2020-A 14th Street N and one immediately feels the good cheer. A large Christmas tree stands to the left of the lobby next to the eating area. A wreath sits in the middle of the reception desk. Ina Gonzalez, administrative assistant to Kathy Sibert, president/CEO of A-SPAN said, […]

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6 Ways A-SPAN’s Day Program Helps Neighbors in Need

on September 8, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

You may have heard that A-SPAN has a Day Program, but do you know what that entails? A-SPAN’s Day Program at the Homeless Services Center is a multifaceted program that exists thanks to the hard work of Day Program staff and volunteers. They ensure that everyone who walks through those double doors is in a […]

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Homeless Services Center Extends Services During Heatwave

on July 27, 2016 News, Press Release with 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA NEWS Contact Scott Miller, Senior Director of Development smiller@a-span.org (703) 228-7809 Homeless Services Center Extends Services During Heatwave ARLINGTON, VA – JULY 26, 2016 – Arlington County and A-SPAN continue to offer extended services at the Homeless Services Center during the extreme heat to meet the needs of Arlington and our […]

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Young, Educated and Homeless: Cassandra’s Story

on July 21, 2016 News, Success Stories with 0 comments

Imagine this, you’re 15 years old and you can’t get out of bed. You feel physically weighed down. You feel an intense sadness putting pressure on your body pinning you to your bed. You don’t know what’s wrong and you feel terrified to even tell anyone what’s happening to you. You feel so afraid and […]

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Arlington Co. hits 2016 goal of ending veteran homelessness

on January 15, 2016 News, Success Stories with 0 comments

Peggy Fox, WUSA January 14, 2016 – Arlington County has ended veteran homelessness, hitting the county’s goal for the start of 2016. “It’s just what I needed. They answered my prayers so I couldn’t ask for no more,” said 65-year-old Ricky Andrews as he turned the key to his new apartment.  Andrews finally has a roof over […]

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A-SPAN President/CEO Kathleen Sibert Wins 2015 Excel Award

on October 21, 2015 News and Tags: , with 0 comments

A-SPAN is proud to announce that Kathy Sibert is a 2015 Excel Award recipient for excellence in nonprofit leadership. This prestigious award was bestowed by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement at its October 21 annual meeting at the Marriott Key Bridge. Kathy was chosen for her innovation, motivation, community building, inclusiveness and ethical integrity within the community.  In accepting the award, […]

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Thank You Letter from A Recently Housed Veteran

on August 5, 2015 News, Success Stories and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

To Ashley Wilkerson (Case Manager), Leonard Chari (COO), and All of the staff at Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN), I want to offer my sincerest appreciation to ALL of you for your most needed humanitarian work with those of us who have fallen on hard times in our lives…and that includes me. (Read the […]

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