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Thoroughbred Placement Resources, Inc.
Thoroughbred Placement Resources, Inc. improves the lives of Thoroughbred racehorses, both active and retired by providing training and rehabilitation while educating the public through the development of Breed Ambassadors.

Capital City Public Charter School
Capital City Public Charter School enables a diverse group of students to meet high expectations, develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, achieve a deep understanding of complex subjects, acquire a love of learning, along with a strong sense of community and character. We will graduate young adults who are self-directed, intellectually engaged and possess a commitment to personal and civic responsibility.

Prince William SPCA
The Prince William SPCA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in '04 to benefit the animals of the greater Prince William County, Va., area. This all-volunteer organization is dedicated to protecting domestic animals from cruelty, neglect, and abandonment, and stopping the unnecessary overpopulation of companion animals. Our mission is accomplished through programs that reduce the number of dogs and cats being born, facilitate animal adoptions, and enrich the human-animal bond.

Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home
The Home insures that the most vulnerable senior citizens of DC need not fear being homeless, without medical care, without food, and social interactions. While an individuals needs may change during a course of residency the Home maintains a service delivery system that addresses the many issues that confront an aging person, all in one facility.

Fair Chance
Fair Chance is an engine for social change. We strengthen the sustainability and performance of community based nonprofits to achieve life-changing results for children and youth living in poverty. Our capacity-building work with leaders and organizations leads to more children served and to better outcomes predictive of future advancement. With one in four children living in poverty, our work is vital. We invite you to join us in building a world where every child succeeds.

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.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
To cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

Wendt Center for Loss and Healing
Since 1975, the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing has helped people in the Greater Washington area rebuild a sense of safety and hope after experiencing a loss, life-threatening illness, violence or other trauma. Nationally recognized for our expertise in grief, trauma and mental health, we provide an array of holistic services-many free or at reduced cost-for children, teens, adults, families, and our local communities.

E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
At E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, we serve 1,131 students in pre-K through grade 12. Our mission is that every E.L. Haynes student, of every race, socioeconomic status, and home language, will reach high levels of academic achievement and be prepared to succeed at the college of his or her choice. To deliver on our college preparation promise, we integrate evidence-based practices for student achievement. Three facets of our program drive our success. 1) We operate on a year-round calendar. Beyond the 1,200-hour school year, we offer more than 1,000 hours of educational and enrichment programming before and after school and during breaks in our year-round schedule. 2) We provide an outstanding teacher for every student, every year. Teachers participate in year-round professional development opportunities to keep their teaching skills sharp. To ensure a pipeline of high quality teachers for public schools across Washington, DC, we develop exceptional teaching talent through our teacher training program. 3) We are data-driven. Through ongoing student assessments and carefully developed information systems, our teachers differentiate instruction to help every student reach high levels of achievement.

The Denney House Inc
We wish to empower the youth and families in the state of Maryland to discover the unique purpose in life and equip them with the tools to unlock their full potential.

PETS-DC
PETS-DC is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS or other disabling conditions and their companion animals. Recognizing the benefits of the human-animal bond, PETS-DC seeks to address the particular problems & needs of our program recipients. Pet companionship has been shown to provide emotional, psychological and physical benefits to persons dealing with isolating and debilitating conditions. A pet?s love and affection are unconditional and are an important component of the overall support of persons living with HIV/AIDS or other disabling conditions. However many of our clients experience financial and physical barriers making it difficult to care for their pets. PETS-DC understands the added difficulties of pet care for these individuals, and it is our mission to enhance their quality of life by providing public health education, volunteer, financial & advocacy resources. PETS-DC serves the Washington DC metropolitan area providing public health education and assistance for veterinary care.

Back on My Feet, Washington DC
Back on My Feet aims to create independence and self-sufficiency within the homeless and other underserved populations by first engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and self-esteem. Back on My Feet uses a holistic approach to helping individuals improve their physical health, social and economic well-being. The organization does not provide food nor shelter, but instead provides a community that embraces equality, respect, discipline, teamwork and leadership. Back on My Feet?s approach focuses on the very profound and innate desire for all of us ? regardless of age, race, socio-economic status ? to feel recognized, appreciated, valued and important. Through dedication and hard work, Members earn the opportunity to create a new road for themselves by advancing to the ?Next Steps? phase of the program where they gain access to financial literacy education, job training and employment opportunities, as well as financial aid. Back on My Feet serves individuals of all different backgrounds, including veterans, men and women, and individuals going through substance abuse and addiction recovery. In short, BoMF focuses on changing the direction of people?s lives by changing the way they see themselves.

Kids Give More
A non-profit organization that empowers kids to organize, plan and execute giving around local and national causes. Supports hands on, age appropriate, giving/thoughtful opportunities that kids can easily get involved with their families (home, sports, church, etc), communities, schools and businesses/corporations to give back.

USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore
USO-Metro strengthens America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

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.