A-SPAN Appoints President & CEO

on November 12, 2020 Press Release with 0 comments

Arlington, VA – The Board of Directors of A-SPAN, a nonprofit organization that provides life-saving supportive services for vulnerable people, has announced the appointment of Betsy Frantz to the position of President/CEO on a permanent basis. Frantz has served as interim CEO since February 1, 2020, following Kathy Sibert’s retirement after 11 years at the […]

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Sibert House Ribbon Cutting on Facebook Live!

on October 13, 2020 News with 0 comments

Today is the day! Please join A-SPAN to celebrate the opening and ribbon cutting of Sibert House this afternoon at 4pm. Enjoy the festivities as our guest at the virtual ribbon cutting as a Facebook Live Event. Event: Sibert House Ribbon Cutting Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Location: Join on Facebook Live at​   Join us as we celebrate Sibert House and the successful completion […]

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Safety Net Arlington: Statement of Solidarity from Arlington’s Safety Net Nonprofits

on June 5, 2020 Press Release with 0 comments

As Arlington safety net nonprofits working with marginalized people in our community, we feel and recognize the pain and suffering of so many over the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many more not caught on camera. These deaths are reminders of just how far we still must go in the name […]

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Life goes on and so does our work at A-SPAN

on June 4, 2020 News Archive with 0 comments

Have you ever wondered what a Case Manager does? A-SPAN’s case managers are there to support our clients. They frequently check in with them to see how there are doing, as well as keep them informed of our services. Case managers help clients deal with day to day issues so they don’t become overwhelmed. As […]

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A-SPAN’s COVID-19 Preparedness

on March 13, 2020 News with 0 comments

As a key Arlington community nonprofit partner, we understand the importance of A-SPAN’s continued support for the homeless individuals and veterans we serve during this unprecedented global health event. The health and well-being for our most vulnerable neighbors remains our mission focus during these difficult times. A-SPAN values each and every individual client, staff member, […]

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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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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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