Connections

Chirilagua Connections refers to our network of individuals, groups and organizations, who generously give of their time, talent and treasure. Each member of our family offers the community a unique gift, whether it comes from across the street or across the country. Chirilagua Connections provides an avenue through which our investors (like you) can participate in the neighborhood.

 


You can give of your time, talents, skills, and abilities whatever your place in life or profession. If you would like to connect your time or talents to a need, check out our latest opportunities in our wishlist and send your contact information with a description of your talents, professional skills, areas of interest and availability to 
volunteer@casachirilagua.org.

 

You can give of your treasure through monetary or material donations. Please see our connect page for up-to-date material needs or email development@casachirilagua.org to inquire about other material donations. If you’d like to give monetarily, please visit our donate page.

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2016 Partner of the Year: Restoration City Church

A few years ago, Restoration City Church (RCC) was exploring opportunities to encourage their congregation’s involvement in local service to the community. Not long after reaching out to Casa, they jumped in to building relationships and serving alongside the Casa Chirilagua family. In the past year RCC has sponsored a family dinner night, supported Casa financially, partnered in prayer, and provided volunteer support — including a stellar mentor who has practically become a member of her mentees family and a high school leader who captivates her students.

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Mayor Silberberg visits family dinner night!

We had a special visit this week from Alexandria’s mayor! Kids Club students did a fantastic job performing a traditional dance for her. Thank you to the parents who spent many hours preparing their performance! We’d also like to thank the former Kids Club student who volunteered at every practice teaching the younger students this dance.

 
Thank you Mayor Allison Silberberg for visiting us and speaking to our families on the importance of reading together! We truly appreciate your commitment to supporting Alexandria community organizations such as Casa Chirilagua.

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A Cheerful Giver

It was 5:30 PM on a Friday afternoon when the Kids Club kids boarded my bus after their field trip to the Natural History museum. Ms. Liz stepped aboard to pass out a snack to each of the students: one package of Nature Valley granola bars. As Liz walked away from our bus with the box of granola bars in hand, I felt a tinge of hunger in my stomach. Looking back at the students, I asked, “Who grabbed a snack for Ms. D? I feel hungry.” An awkward silence fell over the bus. Angelina, seated in the first row of the bus, glanced down at the two granola bars sitting in the wrapper she had just opened. She looked up at me. She looked down at the package again. With a smile on her face she said, “Here, Ms. D! This is for you!” as she extended her hand toward me with a granola bar in her palm.
 

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Looking for feedback from the March 15th CCD Workshop

Thank you to each and every one of you who made the March 15th workshop a success. As a relational ministry, our people are the heart and soul of everything we do and the March 15th 8 Key Components of Christian Community Development Workshop was no exception.

 

If you attended the event, please click here to complete a short survey for us, providing feedback for the workshop. Your evaluations are important to us. Thank you for your time!

 

– Sarah

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