Media Coverage

‘Arlington Thrive’ executive director receives humanitarian award

The Shirlington Employment and Education Center (SEEC) on Nov. 15 honored Andrew Schneider, executive director of the social-safety-net organization Arlington Thrive, with its 2022 Emily DiCicco Humanitarian Award.

-Sun Gazette, November 22, 2022

Arlington Thrive positions itself for a 'new era'

Melanie Anderson has been selected as the new executive director of Arlington Thrive, which for the past 48 years has provided assistance to those facing short-term financial crises and now has expanded into additional social-safety-net services.

-GazetteLeader, September 27, 2023

Give It Up, D.C.: Our 2023 Giving Guide

The cost of living in metro D.C. is among the highest in the nation, placing immense strain on families with low incomes, particularly when temporary unemployment, an unexpected illness, or a financial crisis strikes. Since 1975, Arlington Thrive has been the only nonprofit to provide same-day emergency financial assistance to residents of the county who cannot pay for their basic needs: rent, utilities, medical bills, work-related transportation, child care, and other emergencies.

-CityPaper, November 22, 2023