Community Open House

Tuesday - August. 25, 2015

On Tuesday, August 25th at 6:00 p.m. Carpenter’s Shelter will be hosting an Open House. This one-hour information session and tour is a great opportunity for community members and new volunteers to see the shelter, learn more about our services and meet our staff.


Carpenter’s staff will take visitors on a guided tour of our facility including the kitchen and residential space. Attendees will get to meet some of our clients and hear first-hand about their struggles with homelessness and how Carpenter’s Shelter is helping them on their road to independence. Children are welcome at this event.



6:00 pm – Executive Director welcomes guests

6:05 pm – Carpenter’s Client speaks to group

6:15 pm – Video about the shelter

6:25 pm – Tour of the facility

7:00 pm – Open House concludes

7:05-7: 30 pm – Volunteer Orientation (if interested)


To RSVP or learn more, please email Peyton Plummer or call (703)-548-7500 x204.

Run for Shelter 2015

Sunday - November. 22, 2015


Ready, set, Run for Shelter! Carpenter’s 5th annual Run for Shelter will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2015 just steps from the US PTO Madison Building on Eisenhower Ave. in Alexandria, VA. The event includes a 5K, 10K, and 1 mile Fun Run to suit all skill levels and ages.


We’ll bring you updates regularly as we get closer to November 22nd. For now, save the date!

 August 2015