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Jubilee Jobs, Inc.
Our mission is to provide job placement for individuals seeking marketplace jobs who are eager, willing, and ready to work. Since the organization was founded in 1981, nearly 26,000 people have gone to work, meeting the needs of the business community citywide. We pride ourselves on encouraging every applicant throughout the entire job process, from their initial meetings with a dedicated job counselor, to workshops on interviewing skills, conflict resolution, goal-setting, resume development, assistance with online applications, interviews arranged, and finally with the acquisition of a job. We also provide up to two years of continuing support, currently employed clients move towards stabilization and greater economic self-sufficiency. Gaining employment is often the most transformative event for those in dire need because adequate income then enables that individual to provide for their most basic necessities. These needs include food, housing, clothing, financial support and more. We connect our applicants to a larger network of nonprofit organizations that offer a community of extended support. We have also developed amazing relationships with hiring managers, which enables us to help clients find jobs. With more than 35 years of experience, we have developed a strong reputation for making strides to reducing poverty through job placement. Please take a moment, and make a difference in someone else's life. Give the gift of a job, and help an individual on their journey towards sustenance, dignity, and hope.

Boys Town Washington DC
Boys Town Washington DC is changing the way America cares for children and families.

Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program, Inc.
For 35 years the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (NVTRP) has provided equine-assisted activities including therapeutic riding and hippotherapy to help children and adults living with disabilities, youth-at-risk, recovering military personnel, and their families reach their fullest potential. Our riders come from all walks of life and live with a tremendous range of physical, intellectual or emotional challenges, and include, for example, children diagnosed with autism, cerebral palsy or Down syndrome; a young teen coping with the effects of abuse; an elderly adult who lives with polio and now uses a wheelchair; and veterans recovering from post traumatic stress disorder. Our programs are designed to help riders improve mobility, gain core strength, muscle control and balance, build self-esteem, further socialization skills and give everyone a sense of community and belonging ? all while riding or working with a horse. We build and focus on abilities, rather than disabilities by providing high-quality therapeutic riding and hippotherapy in an inclusive community setting. Horseback riding has been shown to be one of the most beneficial activities for people with all types of disabilities.

DC Collaborative Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative
The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative, in partnership with our 115 cultural institution members, advances equitable access to learning opportunities in the arts and humanities for all DC public and public charter school students in all eight wards.

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.

Marshall Heights Community Development Organization
MHCDO's mission "statement" is to help grow Ward 7 into the District of Columbia's most welcoming, prospering, livable community for everyone.

Medical Care for Children Partnership Foundation
The Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP) Foundation mission is to provide quality, comprehensive medical and dental care services to uninsured children of low-income working families living in Fairfax County, VA.

City Gate Inc.
City Gate's mission is to engage and empower at-risk youth and families impacted by poverty to access the resources and opportunities of the larger community. Our afterschool, summer camp, and parent engagement programs help close the academic achievement gap, expand horizons, and holistically address the needs of the underserved Our practical emphasis on education and opportunity values inclusion, equity, justice, the dignity of every person, and the importance of integrity and responsibility.

Forestville Pregnancy Center, Inc.
We are committed to providing compassionate, non-judgmental environment for women who are uncertain about their pregnancies. Each woman is offered information and counseling to help her weigh the short and long-term effects of each option. Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be difficult and stressful. It is a time to make many difficult choices and decisions. It can be tempting to find a quick fix and not seek information on options available because thinking about the choices is painful. It may also be difficult if you do not have someone to help you look at these decisions. We have trained counselors who can help you in these uncertain times. We offer information on parenting, finances, adoption, and discussing the risks of abortion. We also provide counseling services to men who are facing this crisis with their partner. Supporting you is important to us. If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, finances can be stressful. We try to help you with some basic needs while helping you prepare for becoming a parent. The items that we may have available include cribs, maternity and infant clothing, formula and diapers. We will also provide you with refer referrals for other needs.

Koinonia Foundation, Inc.
The Koinonia (pronounced coy-no-nee-ah) Foundation is a faith-based organization, called to support adults and children in the Franconia/Kingstowne area. Koinonia helps our qualified clients meet the challenges of daily living by providing food, clothing, learning and emergency financial assistance, regardless of beliefs. Koinonia is the sole nonprofit organization recognized by Fairfax County to provide both short-term emergency assistance and self-sufficiency services to this area.

Paws For Seniors
Paws For Seniors believes that senior pets deserve a caring home in which to make their golden years, their best years. We bring people and senior pets together through rescue, foster, addressing medical needs and adoption.

Diabetes National Institute, Inc.
The Diabetes National Institute provides services and activities to improve the lives of people with diabetes mellitus through supporting and performing scientific Research to cure diabetes and by providing the following Community services free of charge. 1 Diabetes Youth Group The Youth Group is not only an educational forum but is constructed to emotionally support children by developing cohesive supportive relationships between youths with diabetes. 2. Conferences for the lay public aimed at teaching people about diabetes care (ie.nutrition workshop), new advances in diabetes treatment and diabetes research, and ways to better cope with the disease 3. Diabetes educational library disseminates information to improve diabetes control and new ways to care of yourself 4. Diabetes Newsletter. A news brief describing new advances in diabetes research and ways people can improve their health 5. Diabetes Family Support Team. Teams consisting of family members interact to support families that have a child with diabetes 6. . Diabetes education to children through educational Grants to Diabetes Camps Diabetes complications can be lessened by improving blood sugar control. But improving control is extremely difficult. One of the best ways to do this is through intense education with peers in a camp setting.

Tahirih Justice Center
Tahirih Justice Center protects courageous immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence by elevating their voice in communities, courts, and Congress. Since 1997, Tahirih has protected over 22,000 women and girls from gender-based human rights abuses such as female genital mutilation, rape, honor crimes, domestic violence, forced marriage, and human trafficking. Tahirih helps its clients achieve justice and obtain the legal status they are entitled to so they can be free from violence and rebuild their lives. Tahirih's holistic model for protection combines free legal services and social services case management with bridge-building public policy advocacy, education, and outreach.

Virginia Animal Fighting Task Force
The Virginia Animal Fighting Task Force (VAFTF) Mission Statement: To protect in safe-keeping the animals in the Commonwealth of Virginia by assisting in enforcing animal cruelty and fighting laws, by providing resources and personnel especially to jurisdictions in particular need, and by organizing animal rescue and transport services during natural disasters and other large scale emergencies throughout the entire country.

Ardmore Enterprises Inc
Our mission of promoting empowerment is acted out daily in the lives of the 200+ adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who participate in our programs. We believe that every person has the right to determine the direction of their life. Together, we work to promote voice, choice, and empowerment for the people we support.