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About Us

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Twig interviewed long-time members about their experiences serving as a Twig.  These oral histories are part of a larger project that highlights the history of the Alexandria hospital. Scroll down to play a video and learn more about...

In 1933, a group of 24 young women met at the home of Mrs. Julian Burke and formed The Junior Auxiliary of Alexandria Hospital.  The group took its name, "The Twig," from a contest entry by Mrs. Nellie Sommers Blackwell.  The name describes the organization’s...

The Twig is The Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital.  Our mission is to provide volunteer services, offer financial aid, and purchase equipment in support of Inova Alexandria Hospital. Since its founding, almost 90 years ago, The Twig has contributed more than $4.5 million to Inova...

The Twig is The Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital--an organization of women dedicated to providing financial aid, volunteer service, and support to Alexandria Hospital - itself, originally established by volunteers. For the City of Alexandria’s first hundred years, physicians cared for patients at home or...

Board of Directors 2021-2022 Officers President, Mary Schoen President-elect, Michele Cumberland Recording Secretary, Stevi Allen Corresponding Secretary, Carolyn Menchel Treasurer, Carol Skiba Assistant Treasurer, Carol Lyons   Committee Chairs Communications, Kate Walker Entertainment, Patti Casey & Roberta Stevens Homes Tour, Rachel Bishop & Kate Walker Membership, Michele Cumberland Special Events, Maureen McGuire-Kuletz Sustainers, Christine Czech & Barbie Frank Technology, Lori Ring Thrift...

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“The Twig has been an essential supporter and partner of Inova Alexandria Hospital for more than 85 years.  Their dedicated members provide significant financial support, volunteer service, and compassionate care for our patients and team members.” – Shannon Hiskey, Executive Director, Philanthropy, East Region, MSK,...

The Twig is the Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital. Our women volunteers -- "Twigs" -- generously contribute their time and energy to operate The Twig Thrift Shop; organize and staff the annual Historic Alexandria Homes Tour; and participate in numerous events to support hospital...