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Ruth's Miracle Group Home Foundation Corporation
OUR MISSION Ruth's Miracle Group Home Foundation mission is to meet the immediate needs of homelessness in women and their children. RMGH addresses concerns of physical and substance abuse that exit in the lives of women who are struggling to overcome mental influences and emotional scars encountered as a result of domestic violence, drug use, alcohol addiction or incarceration.

Quality Trust
Quality Trust helps children and adults with disabilities and their families solve problems and get tools to lead a good life. We use our expert knowledge and experience to protect civil rights and create opportunities for people to succeed. We make ?ability? matter most through our service and promote innovation and accountability in services for people with disabilities throughout the community. Our vision is for a community where everyone is respected, belongs, contributes, is valued and shapes his or her own present and future. We work throughout the Washington region to open opportunities for individuals and solve systemic problems for all. We ensure people of all ages with developmental disabilities are safe, healthy and engaged in their community through a full range of services such as individual and legal advocacy, monitoring, family supports, and community outreach.

Just Neighbors
To provide immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and refugees of all faiths and nationalities, especially those who are most vulnerable. We also seek to foster enriching experiences that enhance community and mutual understanding among our clients, volunteers and staff.

Good Shepherd Alliance, Inc.
The Good Shepherd Alliance is a Christian non-profit organization providing help and hope for the homeless and those in need through emergency and transitional housing and outreach services leading to self-sufficiency and self-worth.

DeMatha Catholic High School
DeMatha Catholic High School, founded in 1946, is a college preparatory institution dedicated to educating young men in the Trinitarian tradition. DeMatha?s historic and ongoing mission is to serve students of differing abilities, interests, and backgrounds from the culturally rich and diverse greater Washington Metropolitan area, including Prince George's, Anne Arundel and Montgomery Counties. Our students are academically, financially and racially diverse. Faculty and staff work to help young men develop a way of life characterized by attention to scholarship, dedication to moral principles, devotion to hard work, and the awareness of the need to serve others. The school offers a broad-based and rigorous curriculum including Honors and AP classes. Co-curricular opportunities include an award winning music program, championship athletic teams and comprehensive service opportunities. The students have a 100% college acceptance rate and over 98% continue their education after graduation. DeMatha cultivates a respect for other people that finds its most complete expression in students who become Gentlemen and Scholars.

Central Union Mission
Central Union Mission is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with six locations throughout the Washington metropolitan area. One life at a time, the Mission works to help transform the area's toughest rehabilitation cases-including drug addicts, gang members, criminal offenders and the chronically homeless-into productive members of society.

The mission of NAMI DC is to support and educate family, friends, the public, and persons with a diagnosis of serious mental illness, and to advocate for the development of services.

Prince George's County Drug Policy Coalition, Inc.
To promote drug policies and laws that embrace the public health nature of drug abuse and provide a more effective and humane approach to address the chronic societal problem of drug abuse.

Outdoor Lab
AOEA was founded for the sole purpose of buying and operating a 200-acre rural woodlot that could benefit urban school children. In 1967, AOEA found and purchased the present site of the Outdoor Lab. The Outdoor Lab is used for environmental education by children from elementary grades through high school. It includes nature hiking trails, plant and animal identification areas, camping sites, and classroom, kitchen and dining facilities. Classes are scheduled daily throughout the school year and overnight camps are held in the summer. Other youth groups may use the facility as scheduling permits. In addition, the Outdoor Lab has provided opportunities for students to perform research for science fair projects and for Boy Scouts to complete their Eagle Scout projects. The popularity of the the program within the community attests to its value to society.

Lynn House of Potomac Valley, Inc.
Lynn House provides Christian Science nursing care to individuals relying solely on God for healing through prayer as understood from the study of Christian Science. Trained Christian Science nurses provide emergency care, cleansing & bandaging, and assistance with proper nourishment, mobility, bathing, grooming and other personal care needs. They also offer help with shopping and other activities of daily living. Assistance is provided in one of three settings: in the private homes of individuals who contact the Lynn House Christian Science Visiting Nurse Service (which has been in operation since 1994 and serves VA, DC, MD, and parts of PA, DE, WV, and NC); at the Lynn House facility (which is licensed as a hospital by the Commonwealth of Virginia and has been in operation since 1964); or within The Residences at Lynn House (which is a residential assisted living program, licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services and operational since 2006). In addition, three times each year Lynn House offers a ten-week Introduction to Christian Science Nursing course to those wishing to explore the career ministry of Christian Science nursing.

Fisher House Foundation, Inc.
Fisher House Foundation is a nonprofit established to improve the quality of life for military, veterans and their families. The Foundation builds comfort homes at military and VA medical centers and gifts them to the government to maintain in perpetuity. Other Fisher House support includes scholarship programs, a grants program for volunteer organizations, the Hero Miles and Hotels for Heroes programs and individual assistance to members of the military and their families during a crisis.

Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County
The Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County offers conflict resolution and prevention services to youth, seniors, residents, volunteers, businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations throughout Montgomery County. Our mission is to strengthen communities peace by peace.

CADCA's Drug-Free Kids Campaign
Preventing alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse

Alexandria Seaport Foundation
The Alexandria Seaport Foundation (ASF) improves the lives of at-risk youth through adult mentoring, project-based learning and the craft of wooden boat building. ASF provides the career, academic and life skills necessary to secure and maintain employment and become successful adults.

Lauryns Law Inc
Lauryn's Law is dedicated in promoting kindness, through the importance of bullying and suicide awareness, to create and provide Public Service Announcements to strengthen youth, parents, schools and communities.