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Green Muslims
Our mission is to serve as a source in the Muslim community for spiritually-inspired environmental education, action, and reflection. We engage locally while serving as a national resource. Our vision is Muslims living in the environmental spirit of Islam, striving towards connection with nature and environmental stewardship.

Gesher Jewish Day School
Two Educations in One For three decades, Gesher Jewish Day School has been the center of learning for Jewish children of all backgrounds throughout Northern Virginia. Our academic program combines Jewish learning with a rigorous general studies curriculum throughout the day. Our graduates emerge prepared for high school with a love of learning and strong Jewish values.

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Stone Ridge enrolls 700 students. We provide a complete education. The educational program of the school is designed to prepare students for college in an academically rigorous curriculum. The Goals of Sacred Heart Education are core to everything in our program. They teach children and the adults who work with them the value of personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom. Through this philosophy, we strive to educate the whole child.

Fairfax Pets on Wheels, Inc.
Fairfax Pets On Wheels, Inc. connects pets with people living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and adult day health care centers..Through our all-volunteer program, we donate more than 7,000 hours of pet visitation annually. Visiting with a pet brings back wonderful memories, allowing for a meaningful connection to happier times. Pet visitation has been medically proven to have a calming effect, touching animals helps chase away loneliness, depression, and withdrawal.

Seven Corners Children's Center (SCCC)
Seven Corners Children's Center is a community based program that works with children and families living at or below poverty from over thirty countries. The majority of the children arrive with no English. Literacy is empasized to all childen to best prepare them for kindergarten.Contact with Reading is Fundamental provides three new books a year for each child. The center purchases hundreds more books so that each child receives eight books during the year. A lending library is offered for both children and parents weekly. Majority of children don't have health insurance so the center contracts with a dentist, audiologist, speech pathologist, psychologist and Prevention of Blindness and provides every child with free screenings. Early intervention is key to success in school. Nutrition is emphasized and all children receive breakfast, hot lunch and snack daily. Good nutrition helps the child stay healthy in body and mind. Parent workshops are given several times a year by a psychologist and a nutritionist. Parents are encouraged to participate in school events and field trips. Center works closely with Child Find to identify children with delays or special needs. Over forty-six years and thousands of families have been served.

Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education Foundation
The Kappa Epsilon Lambda Education (KEL) Education Foundation's mission is to provide a wide range of community services and educational financial assistance to the youth of Prince George's County. The foundation routinely provides guidance and direction to at-risk youth through workshops, tutoring and mentoring.

DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative
DCPNI's mission is to build sustainable, just and prosperous communities where children and parents thrive and healthy and safe place exist.

The Healing Forest Institute, Inc
The mission of The Healing Forest Institute, Inc™ is to create innovative learning experiences through overnight camping, and travel for middle school girls, in which they can make natural connections between their academic learning and real world experiences, while creating life-long friendships. The Healing Forest Institute, Inc™ turns stumbling blocks into stepping stones.

Community Crisis Services, Inc. (CCSI)
Community Crisis Services Inc. offers non-judgmental crisis intervention and suicide prevention through outreach and 24-hour hotline services.

Northern Virginia Dental Clinic, Inc.
Established in 1994, the Northern Virginia Dental Clinic's (NVDC) mission is to provide access to comprehensive oral health care services to low-income, uninsured & underinsured residents (adults) from throughout the northern Virginia region. The program is dedicated to serving adults because oral health care services are not a mandated service for adults under the Commonwealth of Virginia's state Medicaid program, and accessing oral health care services in the private sector is cost prohibitive to those the NVDC serves. Services offered include: comprehensive examinations with digital intraoral and panoramic x-rays; oral cancer screenings; detailed treatment planning; restorative (fillings); oral surgery (extractions & other); hard & soft tissue biopsies; endodontics (root canal therapy); periodontics (soft tissue management); prosthodontics (full & partial dentures, crowns & other); oral prophylaxis (cleanings); emergency intervention; and patient education. The goal of the program is restore individuals to an infection free and functional state of oral health. The program also strives to educate individuals on the importance of maintaining good oral health including: the detrimental effects of poor oral health on their overall heath condition; the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; nutrition information; and proper home care techniques (brushing & flossing).

DOGS-East, INC.
DOGS-East, Inc. is a professional volunteer search and rescue group that responds to requests for aid from local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia and throughout the eastern United States. These requests include immediate response for rescue operations as well as supporting the continued efforts of recovery missions.

Celestial Manna
Celestial Manna is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization started in 1986 by Charlie Mann. We strive to see communities where hope and dignity of individuals and families are restored through provision of basic food and other household goods. We endeavor to see our slogan. "Share in the Harvest."

Mission First
Mission First Housing Development Corporation (Mission First) is a Washington, D.C.-area affordable housing provider, serving seniors, families, veterans, and mixed- and low-income populations. Mission First?s mission is to develop and manage affordable, safe, and sustainable homes for people in need, with a focus on the vulnerable. Today Mission First provides housing to more than 1,000 residents in 843 units of affordable housing. Through its Resident Services Department, Mission First ensures that high quality services are available to all residents.

Human Trafficking Awareness and Advocacy Group
Human Trafficking Awareness and Advocacy Group (HTAAG), a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, is dedicated to transforming the lives of young women and girls through highly structured anti-trafficking workshops, programs, and initiatives designed especially for those in at-risk communities throughout the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area.

Boys Town Washington DC
Boys Town Washington DC has been saving children and healing families in the District since 1993. Our specialty is working with whole families, helping children recover from trauma and learn important social and relationship skills, while also training parents to use research-based parenting techniques. By helping children and their caretakers develop a common language and shared goals, we increase family unity and resiliency, allowing them to handle future challenges on their own.