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Shannon Steene (left), Executive Director of Carpenter's Shelter, welcomes guests to the public launch of the New Heights Campaign and thanks the community for caring about safe, affordable housing.

Private donors have already committed $1.4 million to support Alexandria's homeless residents. Read more

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There was a slight increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness from 2017 to 2018, but overall trends are down. Read more

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The shelter and its services are moving for up to 18 months to make way for a 7-story affordable housing and shelter complex on North Henry Street. Read more

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Fairfax County staff, faith communities, volunteers and nonprofits collaborate to prevent hypothermia. Read more

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