Supports the Child & Family Network Centers

[ALEXANDRIA, VA] – Ice cream lovers can mark off their calendars for Ben and Jerry’s annual free cone day on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. All tips will benefit The Child and Family Network Centers (CFNC), and employees and volunteers will be scooping ice cream for donations at the Old Town Ben and Jerry’s location as well as the National Harbor Location from 12 -8pm.  

Ben and Jerry’s Old Town      Ben and Jerry’s National Harbor  
103 South Union Street           138 National Plaza 
Alexandria, VA 22314             Oxon Hill, MD 20745 

For over 40 years, Ben and Jerry’s has dished out free scoops of ice cream to commemorate the company’s anniversary.  

Join us from noon to 8 p.m. for a scoop of ice cream and help raise funds for The Child and Family Network Centers (CFNC). CFNC provides caring, high-quality; free education and related services to at-risk children and their families in their own neighborhoods in order to prepare them for success in school and life. On Tuesday, April 9, you can enjoy free ice cream while supporting children and families in your own community.  

The Child and Family Network Center’s board of directors and staff will be joined by volunteer groups from PNC, Silverback Strategies, and others.  

Local celebrities will stop by throughout the day to help scoop: 

  • 12:00PM: City of Alexandria Police Department, City Councilman Amy Jackson, City Councilman Mo Seifelden, School Board Member Meagan Alderton, City Coordinator for Early Education Michelle Smith-Howard, Police Chief Mike Brown 
  • 2:00 PM: Sheriff Dana Lawhorne,  
  • 4:00PM: City Councilman Elizabeth Bennett-Parker  

See you there!  

About The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC) 

The Child and Family Network Centers’ (CFNC) mission is to provide caring, high-quality, free education and related services to at-risk children and their families in their own neighborhoods in order to prepare them for success in school and life. CFNC casts a broader net than similar programs offering free early education, by catering to the working poor in their neighborhoods through innovative collaborations.  Featured in the 2014/15 Catalogue for Philanthropy as “One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region,” CFNC, a nonprofit organization, relies on the community for support. CFNC has nine classrooms serving 136 children across Alexandria. To learn more about the CFNC and how your organization or business can help children, visit www.cfnc-online.org.