The A-LIST : Devona Watson

on July 20, 2010 A-List, News with 0 comments

Every month we will introduce you to a volunteer who makes a difference at A-SPAN, both to our clients and our operations. Our first member of this A-LIST is Devona Watson. Since October 2009, Devona Watson has been volunteering at Opportunity Place (OP) every weekday morning. With her cheerful expression and dedicated work ethic, Devona (and other OP […]

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“I Was Out Of Resources…”

on April 6, 2010 Success Stories with 0 comments

Spring 2010 At the age of 57, after 40 years of struggling with alcohol, Nathaniel Randolph made a choice. He “could either die or go to jail. I was out of resources and I couldn’t get a grip on nothing.” He called his friend and asked to be taken to a detox program at Arlington’s […]

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A-SPAN Team Helps Darren Clark

on September 6, 2009 Success Stories with 0 comments

Fall 2009 Darren Clark is a middle-aged African-American man with a warm smile and a love for gospel music. Severe glaucoma has left him nearly blind and in need of surgery. Even without his vision, he knows the streets of Rosslyn far too well.  He is one of 527 homeless people living on the streets of the County […]

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