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Destination Achievers Incorporated
Destination Achievers Incorporated is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provide educational outreach programs for the Maryland and Detroit, Michigan communities. Our primary services include Adult/Youth Career Services, Senior Workforce Re-Entry Training, At-Risk Males Prevention Services, Job Retention, and Leadership Training. Our mission is to help our clients achieve their goals by helping them achieve their employment goals resulting in a more sustainable and better quality of life.
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.
Inwood House is changing lives for the better by providing affordable, safe and accessible apartments for low-income adults with disabilities and seniors in an accepting, respectful, supportive independent-living community. Inwood House is a contemporary apartment community operated with professional management practices where residents can enjoy the freedom and independence to live the lives they choose. . An independent living apartment community, rents are subsidized throught the HUD Section 8 rent program. Community programs and activities are supported only through the kindness of donations. Such activities include recreation, wellness and education programs and special events, all designed to promite happiness and dignity for the residents, many of whom have to deal with disabilities which can make even simple daily tasks challenging, disabilities such as paraplegia, cerebral palsy or learning disabilities. The residents are proud of their independence and providing opportunities for music, art, exercise, and education in the recreation rooms where it is easy to attend enhances their quality of life.
Campagna Center, Inc., The
Since 1945, The Campagna Center (TCC) has played a central role enhancing the overall quality of life for families in Alexandria, VA. Its earliest programs focused on supporting young women. Some 20 years after its founding, TCC became involved in doing more to address the needs of children, especially those whose families were struggling with issues of poverty and limited access to quality educational opportunities. Between 1965 and the 2000s, TCC?s influence and commitment to addressing pressing educational, social and economic problems facing many low-income families in the community led to the creation of several programs including before- and after-school programs, English language learning, and Building Better Futures, which provide mentoring and tutoring services to middle and high school students. Today TCC continues to serve approximately 2,000 children and families of the Alexandria community in ways that support school success and family self-sufficiency. TCC currently employs over 200 full-time/part-time staff and supports 442 active volunteers in order to provide services close to home in classrooms, centers, family childcare settings, and home-based visits. The Board of Directors, which includes 28 members, plays a critical role in supporting the organization financially and otherwise.
Northern Virginia Family Service
Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) ensures everyone, at every life stage, maximizes their potential and fully contributes to a thriving community. We provide the essential building blocks for social, emotional and physical well-being, serving as leaders and innovators for the Northern Virginia community. With these essential resources, our community is better equipped for future success and engagement among all of our neighbors.
CASA for Children of DC
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of DC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to promote court appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused and neglected child in the DC foster care system can be safe, establish permanence and have the opportunity to thrive. This mission is carried out through the recruitment, training and support of volunteer advocates (CASA volunteers) who serve youth in DC.
Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department
The citizens of the City of Fairfax and neighboring communities in Fairfax County are provided fire, rescue, and emergency medical services through a combination department that comprises the Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department (FVFD) and the City of Fairfax Fire Department. This fully integrated department includes both fully trained volunteer and career firefighters and paramedics working together to provide timely and efficient services to the citizens we serve. As described below, this joint effort also saves the citizens of the City substantial tax dollars each year. Operating from two fire stations, the FVFD operates an engine, truck, rescue engine, foam unit, and three advanced life support units. All of these fire and rescue vehicles, with a total original cost of over $4.2 million, were acquired with citizen donations collected through two annual fund raisers, funds received from the United Way, Combined Federal Campaign, state grants, and weekly bingo. In addition, the FVFD owns Fire Station 403. This facility was fully renovated in 1996, through the joint efforts of taxpayers, the City of Fairfax and other supporters. With the support of the citizens and the communities we serve, both the FVFD and the City look forward to a challenging and safe 2018.
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.
The Washington Ballet
The mission of The Washington Ballet is three-fold: To bring the joy and artistry of dance to the Nation's Capital and the world's stage through the professional presentation of the best in classic and contemporary ballet; To provide the highest caliber of dance training through a preeminent school of ballet; And to serve and involve the entire community through extensive dance education and community engagement programs.
DC Pearls III Foundation
The mission of DC Pearls III is to promote awareness of Rho Mu Omega, a graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., programs to prospective donors and increase the flow of resources in support of programmatic initiatives in the Washington metropolitan community.
Perry School Community Services Center, Inc.
Perry Center, Inc., through a collaborative, comprehensive and integrated approach to social services, economic empowerment and youth development, eradicates poverty, its causes and consequences, resulting in positive outcomes for youth, adults and families, within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, with particular preference to its defined service area.
For Love of Children
FLOC provides free educational services beyond the classroom to help low-income D.C students succeed from first grade through college and career. FLOC brings together students, volunteers, families, and community partners in proven programs that teach, empower, and transform. Our experience shows that when students are encouraged and prepared, they can overcome any challenges and complete their educations. Thank you for supporting our Do More 24 campaign!
After-School All-Stars DC
ASAS DC provides daily after-school programs to low-income students in Washington DC. From 3-6 pm, we offer academic support, enrichment, and health and fitness activities to those who can't access them. Our mission is to provide free, comprehensive programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and in life. Our vision for our All-Stars is that they are safe and healthy, graduate high school and go on to college, find careers they love, and give back to their communities.
United Way of the National Capital Area
United Way of the National Capital Area fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community. Through Project Homeless Connect, we will unite our community to impact nearly 1,000 people experiencing homelessness in Washington, DC this year.
LGG Uplift Foundation, Inc.
To provide comprehensive charitable youth enrichment programs focused on education, character, and leadership development. Our goal is to instill high aspirations in our youth and teach them the importance of obedience, unity, truth, and help in the accomplishment of their life endeavors.