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Atlas Performing Arts Center
The Atlas' mission is to bring people together through the arts to expand the reach and strengthen the bonds of our community. We provide shared space in a creative environment that inspires exceptional performances, events, and initiatives that enlighten, entertain, and reflect the best of the arts and our humanity.
First Tee of Greater Washington, The
Stepping Stones Shelter, Inc.
Stepping Stones Shelter provides a continuum of services (emergency shelter, permanent supportive housing, and post-shelter support) for homeless families with children living in Montgomery County, MD, in order to help move families from the crisis to a stability.
Prince George's Child Resource Center, Inc.
Prince George's Child Resource Center helps create healthy and nurturing environments for children by supporting their families and educating their caregivers. Prince George's Child Resource Center transforms the lives of low-income women, children, and families by advocating for quality, effective, and accessible child care; eliminating mental, physical, and emotional health disparities in children; preventing child abuse and neglect; and equipping young single mothers with self-sufficiency skills that advance their economic and family stability. Double your impact! The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation has awarded a Matching Grant of up to $15,000 to support the programs of the Resource Center.
Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
Established in 1958, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School is a state-accredited, not-for-profit, Blue Ribbon School of Excellence dedicated to providing opportunities for a diverse community of young men and women, grades 9-12, to flourish and become the best versions of themselves. Our mission, to inspire our students to excel, serve, and love, is accompanied by an emphasis of Xaverian spiritual values of humility, simplicity, compassion, trust, and zeal. Good Counsel strives to personalize the experience of each student, knowing that in today?s world, the loving, good person ? even alone ? can make a difference. We offer numerous academic, fine arts, athletic, and community service programs that advance academic excellence and service to others; foster spiritual, emotional, and social growth; and promote inclusion of all community members. GC is dedicated to providing a challenging high school experience to all students, with diverse learning abilities, to prepare the leaders of tomorrow for the challenges of college and lifelong learning.
Montgomery County Collaboration Council
We help middle school youth to laugh, learn and achieve in Excel Beyond the Bell?s quality out-of-school time programs; support professional development and credentialing of those who work with youth in Career Pathways for Youth Work Practitioners; ensure that youth involved with our juvenile justice system experience equitable outcomes regardless of ethnicity through our Social Justice for All Youth strategy; connect families and their children with severe mental health needs to essential services with Pathway to Services and our Local Care Team; and prevent the illegal and unsafe use of alcohol, marijuana and other drugs by youth via our Many Voices for Smart Choices Substance Abuse Alliance; and help link families to services through infoMONTGOMERY, an online human services database.
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.
Insight Memory Care Center
Insight Memory Care Center (IMCC), formerly Alzheimer's Family Day Center, is a nonprofit adult day health and resource center providing specialized care, support, and education for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers, and the community. Serving Northern Virginia since 1984, IMCC offers a spectrum of holistic care, with a vision of a community where those affected by memory impairments can achieve the highest quality of life.
Homeless Animals Rescue Team
HART is non-profit animal rescue group dedicated to saving homeless, neglected, abused, and abandoned dogs and cats from dismal lives and certain death, and finding them loving, responsible homes. HART works with local veterinarians, foster families, and trainers/behaviorists to provide temporary housing, medical care and, where appropriate, training for each animal until s/he is placed in a carefully screened forever home.
Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena
Provide increased opportunity, education and inspiration to young people of Washington, DC and the surrounding area through ice skating and educational activities. We partner with public and private schools to help put over 3,000 kids on the ice annually free and/or subsidized with all equipment provided. The majority of our kids are from Wards 7 and 8 or traditionally disadvantaged neighborhoods.
Fairfax FISH, Inc.
Fairfax FISH "For Immediate Sympathetic Help" is a volunteer ecumenical organization founded in 1976; serving the area of Fairfax County, Virginia, surrounding and including Fairfax City. FISH responds to requests for life's necessities; food, clothing, and financial assistance for rent, security deposits, utility bills and prescriptions. Financial assistance is limited generally to once per year. Food, clothing, and prescriptions requests may be honored more frequently according to need. However, FISH does not have the capacity to provide sustained assistance. In our FY 2017, FISH was able to financially help 333 households, and made 98 emergency food deliveries to 98 families consisting of 109 adults and 61 children. The population served is general, mostly low or extremely low income, without discrimination of any kind. FISH receives financial support through its member churches (now 14), individual and corporate donors, and donations through United Way and Combined Federal Campaigns. Five of the member churches have food pantries. Fairfax FISH also sponsors a clothes closet, taking donations and providing clothing free of charge. The clothing closet also takes donations of winter coats, providing them to our normal clientele as well as to the homeless through the Fairfax County Hypothermia Program.
Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia (DSANV),The
DSANV is a 501c3 organization of more than 900 members representing the thousands of individuals across Northern Virginia who have Down syndrome. We have become a trusted resource for these individuals, their families and friends, educators, employers, legislators, and the medical community. We engage a strong board of directors and a broad base of volunteer and financial support in achieving our mission to ensure that all individuals with Down syndrome and their families receive the support necessary to participate in, contribute to and achieve fulfillment of life in their community. DSANV has a history of success in: ? Helping families adjust to the birth of a child with Down syndrome; ? Providing individuals with Down syndrome and their families with educational, financial, and social support and resources; ? Providing social and educational events for individuals with Down syndrome and their families to meet, interact and learn; ? Increasing community awareness of the capabilities and contributions of individuals with Down syndrome; ? Providing financial support to families in need with donations of durable medical equipment and similar items; ? Partnering with local, national, and international organizations that provide services to individuals with Down syndrome.
DANCE Partners International, Inc.
The goal of DPI is to promote and provide public access to the arts for all members of our community. DPI has identified a strong need and demand for extra-curricular programs among children with special needs. We provide dance classes and we are sponsoring a dance program for Special Olympics.
Community Living Alternatives
Community Living Alternatives enhances the lives of men and women with intellectual disabilities. Since 1989 we have been providing person centered supports that allow men and women with intellectual disabilities to not only live in their communities but to THRIVE in their communities. Through our ICF, Group Homes, In Home Support and Supervised apartment programs we ensure each of the 42 men and women we support live the lives that are important to them and for them.
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts is a 160-voice, professional-caliber volunteer chorus, which together with our new Chamber Singers and Youth Choir ensembles is dedicated to bringing excellent choral music to the Washington, DC metro area and providing educational programs that increase the exposure of choral music to diverse communities.