Holidays in the Homeless Services Center in Arlington

on February 7, 2017 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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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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A-SPAN Wins 2015 Board Leadership Award

on July 22, 2015 News and Tags: , with 0 comments

ARLINGTON, VA – JULY 22, 2015 – A-SPAN was recognized today by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement as the 2015 winner of the Board Leadership Award. A-SPAN will receive a $10,000 grant; communication exposure through print, radio, television and social media; and training and development opportunities for the board and President from BoardSource and through […]

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A-SPAN Named Finalist for the 2015 Board Leadership Award

on July 14, 2015 News and Tags: , with 0 comments

ARLINGTON, VA – JULY 10, 2015 – A-SPAN has been named one of five finalists for the 2015 Board Leadership Award. The five finalists include A-SPAN, City Blossoms, Global Impact, Leadership Arlington, and National Center for Children and Families. The Board Leadership Award is a program of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement presented by CohnReznick […]

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A-SPAN is Honorable Mention Recipient of The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

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

A-SPAN is proud to be an Honorable Mention recipient of The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. A-SPAN was nominated for its innovative and outstanding management practices, including fiscal management, communication, organizational and resource development, planning, human resources, risk management, diversity/inclusiveness, evaluation and use of technology. “Just our nomination is recognition of […]

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A-SPAN Named Finalist for the 2015 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

on May 19, 2015 News and Tags: with 0 comments

A-SPAN has been named one of three finalists for The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. The three finalists include Arlington based A-SPAN, DC based Calvary Women’s Services, and DC based Sitar Arts Center. The Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management is a program of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement and sponsored […]

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