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Prince George's County Delta Alumnae Foundation, Inc.
Our mission is to conduct, support and promote community programs that improve the quality of life for residents of Prince George's County, Maryland, specifically youth and senior citizens.

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.

Partnership for Animal Welfare, Inc.
Partnership for Animal Welfare, Inc. is a non-profit group of volunteers chartered to facilitate the rescue and adoption of homeless domestic animals, mainly dogs and cats, and place them in loving and stable homes.

Oldies But Goodies Cocker Rescue, Inc
To rescue, rehabilitate and rehome Cocker Spaniels and Spaniel mixes of all ages, while providing a positive experience for our community of adopters, volunteers and supporters.

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).

NAMI Montgomery County
Since 1978, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery County (NAMI MC) has worked toward a community where all persons affected by mental illness experience resiliency, recovery, acceptance, and wellness. Our mission includes providing comprehensive support, education, advocacy, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can live better, healthier lives. NAMI MC is a local Montgomery County, Maryland affiliate of the nation?s largest grassroots mental health organization in the country. Today NAMI MC offers 15 free programs in English that in FY17 reached over 22,000 participants. Each class and presentation is centered on the ?lived experience? of someone living with - or caring for someone living with - mental illness.

Montgomery Housing Partnership Inc
MISSION. A 501(c)(3) founded in 1989, Montgomery Housing Partnership?s (MHP) mission is to preserve and expand affordable housing in Montgomery County. We accomplish this mission by housing people, empowering families, and strengthening neighborhoods. This holistic approach to housing includes acquiring, rehabilitating, building, and managing quality affordable housing; developing and implementing community life programs; and enhancing the vitality of the neighborhoods where affordable housing is located. REAL ESTATE. MHP is a premier developer of affordable housing in Montgomery County, and is a go-to organization for many affordable housing-related issues. We have a solid track record acquiring and developing older properties (e.g. Amherst Square, 7610 Maple, Bealls Grants), and we conduct ground up new construction (e.g. The Bonifant, Olney Springs). COMMUNITY LIFE. MHP?s provides on-site support services at seven of our larger properties in the County. Services include preschool programs, afterschool homework clubs, and teen programs . NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION. MHP offers a unique community development program that addresses the needs of targeted neighborhoods. MHP focuses its efforts in areas of high need to make infrastructure and social investments to create safe, affordable neighborhoods. Activities include landscaping and beautification, resident leadership training, and creation of resident associations.

Ministries United Silver Spring Takoma Park, Inc.
MUSST is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to assist economically-disadvantaged clients in the lower Silver Spring and Takoma Park area of Montgomery County, Maryland (defined as postal zip codes 20901, 20910, 20912, and county areas of 20783) to cope with financial emergencies caused by loss of job or reduction in work hours, sickness or injury, family or relationship crises, or other situations that pose an immediate threat to a client's health and/or well-being.

Mary's Center
The mission of Mary's Center is to build better futures through the delivery of health care, education, and social services. We embrace culturally diverse communities to provide them with the highest quality of care, regardless of ability to pay.

Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter (LAWS)
The mission of Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice (dba Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter/LAWS) is to serve adults and children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; to empower, inform and advocate for adults and children; to educate the community about domestic violence and sexual assault and to work towards the elimination of personal and societal violence.

Linden Resources
Linden Resources is a nonprofit organization with a core belief that engaging in meaningful work results in increased self-confidence, a connection to the local community, and a greater capacity for independence and self-sufficiency. Our mission is to expand employment opportunities specifically for people with disabilities while exceeding the expectation of our customers. More than 450 individuals with disabilities and veterans with service-related injuries secure and retain valued employment through the assistance and services of our talented team of employment specialists each year. Linden Resources has been serving this underserved, vulnerable group of individuals in the National Capital Area since 1959.

Jubilee JumpStart
Jubilee JumpStart prepares children from low-income families for success in school and life. We provide a high-quality, evidence-based program, focused on social and emotional well-being, in partnership with families and the community.

Latino Student Fund
The mission of the Latino Student Fund is to provide opportunities for a strong academic foundation for under-served PreK-12th grade students and to promote higher education and professional leadership.

The Arts Project Inc
The Arts Project Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that encourages urban youth to acknowledge their artistic gifts and use their abilities to impact the world through the arts, integrated curricula, events, and cultural trips. We know that as a result of budget cuts and limited funding, schools are having to choose what art classes they can have available to students. Our goal is to supplement the lack thereof while helping young creatives learn their passion in the process!

KID Museum
KID Museum is a new kind of museum serving children and families in the Washington, D.C. area. KID Museum offers unique, interactive experiences for elementary and middle school-aged children that integrate hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math learning with an exploration of world cultures and global citizenship.