Real Estate Sales & Rental Info At And Around Bearings South in Old Town Alexandria VA

Mark Twain MS Student Cooks To raise Funds For Black Lives Matter Movement

Iris Nijbroek, an eighth-grader at Mark Twain MS, pulled out her recipe book this summer and started cooking to raise funds for the Black Lives Matter movement. This resulted in the creation of the Racial Justice Bake Shop, where there are 11 items on the menu ranging from Key Lime Pie to Banana Bread to raise funds for various civil rights groups. According to the Alexandria Gazette Packet, "She has a list of organizations her customers can choose to benefit when they order. In addition to Black Lives Matter, customers can steer the money to SURJ Northern Virginia, Black Youth Project 100, United We Dream, or Black Girls Code. Her first order went out on July 10 and in a few weeks, she had raised more than $1,800 for the cause." As per Alexandria Gazette Packet, "In addition to fundraising, her experience with events this summer have been limited since she is 13 and can’t drive. “I have been to some marches,” with her mother, she said. Iris got the idea after hearing about a pastry chef doing a similar thing on National Public Radio and decided to localize her effort."

Properties in The Bearings

820b S Washington St #129

Charming, Comfortable, Compact and Close-in characterize this rare 2 bedroom unit in The Boulevard Condominium (formerly Bearings South). 2 large bedrooms and plenty of storage in the additional closets make this one level living ideal. Wood floors add to the elegance and simplicity. Granite and stainless steel in the kitchen and windows everywhere bring light into every room. Walk, run or ride to everything that Old Town Alexandria, the Mount Vernon trail, and DC have to offer. Close to all major highways, National Harbor, parks and the airport. Private entrance adds to the beauty and security of this established condo. Crown molding in the bedrooms and custom touches speak to the charm of choosing a solid option for your future home or investment. Contact co-listing agent, Helen Donovan, 703 989 0411 with any questions or to arrange a viewing. [The Bearings - $349,000]   SOLD!

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