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Senior Services of Alexandria

Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 that has as its mission, “to foster independence and self-sufficiency, enabling seniors within the City of Alexandria to age with dignity.” SSA offers a variety of services including Meals on Wheels, Groceries to Go, Friendly Visitor, Animals and DOT transportation programs. SSA presents educational programs through various events, a speaker series, and a monthly cable television production, Senior Living in Alexandria.


We are looking for volunteers for the following two programs: The Groceries to Go program needs volunteers to shop for and deliver groceries every other week for seniors who have mobility issues and have difficulty shopping for food. The time commitment is less than two hours a week. Join our grocery store volunteers by contacting Sandy Freedman at 703-836-4414, ext. 119. Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Alexandria provides Meals  to Alexandria's seniors 365 days a year. We are looking for volunteers to deliver meals in the City of Alexandria. The time commitment is about 90 minutes and training will be provided. If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer experience, please contact Sedella Brooks at or call 703-836-4414, ext 115.

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