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Support Alexandria Library Foundation 50/50 Campaign | News Release | City of Alexandria

Support the Alexandria Library Foundation on Giving Tuesday by donating to the 50-50 Campaign

Alexandria, VA December 1, 2015 – Giving Tuesday is underway and the Alexandria Library Foundation is seeking donations to support its 50-50 Campaign.

Over the last decade, the Library has lost almost 40% of its materials budget. For every tax-deductible dollar you donate to the Library, the City of Alexandria will match it, up to $50,000. Your donations will be used to enhance our collections by purchasing books, DVDs, ebooks, and more.

Recent projects the Foundation has supported include:

·  Beatley Central Library Children’s Department Upgrade and Mural

·  Duncan Branch Library Garden Benches

·  Beatley Central Library Meeting Room Renovation and Equipment Upgrade

·  Collections including books, digital resources, and periodicals for all locations

·  Library staff development and training

For more information on the 50-50 Campaign or to make your donation online, visit us at http://bit.ly/50-50plan. Donations are also accepted by mail to: Alexandria Library Foundation, 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304.

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