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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 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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Interfaith Council Helps Fund Work of Community Partners

on June 19, 2013 News and Tags: , with 0 comments

The Arlington Interfaith Council on June 17 honored 18 community organizations with $500 grants to support their ongoing work. Representatives from 14 of the agencies were on hand to accept the awards at the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) offices, and provide remarks about their organizations’ work in the community. Among the agencies represented […]

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Navy veteran gets new home in Arlington

on November 25, 2012 Success Stories with 0 comments

Fall 2012 After spending two years on the streets, a Navy veteran got the keys to his new apartment in Arlington Wednesday. Ernest Maas called the woods of Four Mile Run Park home for nearly three years. Thanks to donations and the help of a local non-profit, Maas has a warm place to call home. […]

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Case Managers’ Support Helps Clients Stay Housed

on April 6, 2012 Success Stories with 0 comments

Spring 2012 The tent that Robert Lohman lived in near Spout Run Parkway was so hidden in the woods, people passing by on a trail just yards away couldn’t see it. After nearly ten years spent on the streets, there was a sense of permanence to his accommodations. Though he could not envision the eventual […]

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Lease Signing: An Important Day for Ken Belkosky

on October 6, 2011 Success Stories with 0 comments

Permanent Housing Client Understands the Importance of Housing after Spending 13 Years Living on the Streets. Fall 2011 Ken Belkosky had been homeless for 13 years when he signed a lease in November 2010. While living on the streets and in shelters, he worked as a vendor for Street Sense, a biweekly newspaper that gives […]

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