Several Arlington nonprofits will receive grants adding up to about $200,000 on Tuesday.
The sum will be split up among 18 charities in Arlington County and the region. The nonprofits were awarded the funds from the United Way of the National Capital Area.
Nearly $1.65 million was raised in the region through the United Way’s annual workplace giving campaign. Employees from more than 800 workplaces at more than 3,000 locations in the region raised money.
Arlington County Board Chairman Walter Tejada will be presented a ceremonial check on behalf of the charities during the board's meeting Tuesday.
The grants are being awarded to:
- The Arlington Food Assistance Center
- Arlington Free Clinic
- Arlington Pediatric Center
- Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs
- A-SPAN (Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network)
- Borromeo Housing
- Doorways for Women and Families
- Friends of Guest House (Alexandria)
- Goodwill of Greater Washington
- Just Neighbors (Falls Church)
- Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry (Falls Church)
- Northern Virginia Family Service
- SCAN of Northern Virginia
- The Child and Family Network Centers
- The Reading Connection