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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Join A-SPAN for DoMore24

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

$24 Buys a 10-quart stockpot for the kitchen at the new Homeless Services Center $72 Buys 2 portion control scales for the kitchen at the new Homeless Services Center $240 Buys three tiered plastic bus cart for busing tables at the kitchen at the new Homeless Services Center $48 Buys 4 dozen 12-ounce drink tumblers […]

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Arlington’s no-silos approach has housed hundreds of chronically homeless adults

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

Late at night, David Clark wakes up and goes to the kitchen to choose from the boxes of cereal atop his refrigerator. He pours cold milk into the bowl and counts his blessings. Toilet paper, which he keeps in abundant supply. Body wash that lathers up nicely. A machine to shampoo the rugs in his […]

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A-SPAN Housing Veterans

on July 21, 2014 News Archive, Success Stories and Tags: , , , , , with 3 comments
Mr. Hill was the keynote speaker at the 100,000 Homes press conference on June 11th.

“I didn’t think it would happen to me,” said Mr. Alvin Hill.  It is a common refrain for people when first facing homelessness.  That thought is what occurred to Mr. Hill six years ago when he first faced this harsh reality.  The last thing Hill, who is a veteran, expected was to find himself living […]

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From Homeless to Homeowner

on July 16, 2014 Success Stories and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

After being honorably discharged in 1975, John – like many Vietnam veterans – struggled with mental illness and sought treatment for his condition in Bethesda.  After being released, he managed to secure housing but continued to struggle with his mental illness.  Issues with his veteran benefits led to him losing housing, and over the next […]

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