The annual Women’s Holiday Soiree of Scholarship Fund of Alexandria was held virtually on Dec. 3 to celebrate women and the power of community. The event, entitled “Hygge for the Holidays”. It brought nearly 60 women from Alexandria and beyond together via Zoom for toasting, holiday @home entertaining tips, and a celebration of how scholarships can change lives for students with financial need.
According to the Alexandria Gazette Packet, "The Soiree, which has thus far raised $16,000 for scholarships, featured a signature cocktail-making lesson from The Majestic and Alexandria Restaurant Partners, a holiday floral design tutorial from Lily and Lilacs Floral Design and holiday family meal tips from Mindy’s Catering. All funds raised during the event will go directly to supporting college scholarships for students with financial need in the T.C. Williams Class of 2021. There is a $5,000 match in effect – thanks to a generous SFA donor, all gifts made to this campaign will be doubled, up to $5,000. To make a gift to this campaign, go to https://tinyurl.com/SFASoiree"
2017 Titan graduate and 4-year SFA scholarship recipient Sugeivis Gomez said, "Scholarships work. They create opportunities. They provide and open doors for eager and ambitious students like myself. My SFA scholarship provided me with a stepping stone to endless opportunities,” said Gomez. She added, “Please continue to be agents of change so that other boys and girls can take control of their future and their destiny."