Congratulations to ALIVE! -- the winner of the 2016 Del Ray Tree Decorating Contest! The Del Ray Business Association will donate $500 towards ALIVE's important work in the Alexandria community. ALIVE! serves thousands of Alexandrians annually with shelter; low-cost early childhood education and childcare; financial help for rent, utilities, medical care and other critical needs; emergency food; and deliveries of donated furniture and housewares.
ALIVE! won the competition with 23% of the online vote; the Mount Vernon Community School PTA came in second with 19%, followed by the Del Ray Kinderchoir with 11%.
Held each year, the Del Ray Tree Decorating Contest spotlights non-profits that do great work in the City of Alexandria throughout the year. Thank you to all the participating non-profits: The Community Kids Club, The Alexandria Police Foundation, The Del Ray Montessori School, The Salvation Army, YoKid, Cub Scout Pack 135, The Del Ray Kinderchoir, Alexandria Film Festival, Mount Vernon Community School PTA in Alexandria,VA, ALIVE!, Friends of Duncan Library and Del Ray United Methodist Church.