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Bright Futures in Alexandria

Campagna Center raises close to $300,000.

Campagna Center president and CEO Tammy Mann, right, is joined by Blaine and Amy Jackson at the Bright Futures benefit June 1 at United Way Worldwide headquarters. The event raised close to $300,000 for Campagna Center programs.

Campagna Center president and CEO Tammy Mann, right, is joined by Blaine and Amy Jackson at the Bright Futures benefit June 1 at United Way Worldwide headquarters. The event raised close to $300,000 for Campagna Center programs. Photo contributed

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Attendees check out the silent auction items at the Campagna Center’s Bright Futures benefit June 1 at United Way Worldwide headquarters.

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Campagna Center board member Damien Hammond with Dinelly Holder.

The Old Town waterfront was the setting for the Campagna Center’s second annual Bright Futures benefit, raising close to $300,000 for the organization’s programs for children and families.

Held June 1 at United Way Worldwide headquarters, the evening featured live and silent auction items and raised funds for the center’s “cradle to career” programs that supplement public services with educational and family support services. Presenting sponsor was Passport Auto Group, the Campagna Center’s 2018 Business Partner of the Year.

The Campagna Center provides children, teens and adults in Alexandria with pre-K education, afterschool programs, tutoring and mentoring, family support services and English classes for immigrants. For more information, visit www.campagnacenter.org.