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DC Audubon Society
DC Audubon promotes the appreciation and conservation of birds and their habitats through the participation of those in the DC area
Bite Me Cancer Foundation
Nikki believes that it is very important to support teens with cancer because she didn't find much support when she was diagnosed and in treatment. The pediatric and adult programs didn't address her needs, and she knew that other teens would have the same experience. Nikki also wanted her foundation to raise awareness and research funds for thyroid cancer as it is the fastest growing cancer in the United States.
Loudoun Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
Loudoun Therapeutic Riding empowers and improves the lives of people with cognitive, physical and psychological disabilities through the benefits of equine-assisted activities and therapies, while serving the equine services industry through training and education. LTR offers therapeutic riding, therapeutic carriage driving,hippotherapy (therapy using equine movement provided by a licensed PT, OT, or SLP), and horsemanship for wounded military to individuals and families.
The Actors' Center
The Actors' Center connects DC-area actors to the resources they need to be successful.
Zion's Daughters Dance Ensemble, Inc. ®
Zion's Daughters Dance Ensemble Inc., is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit community outreach dance organization that provides service in dance throughout the DMV. Open to those who have a desire to dance ranging in ages 2y - 60+, for youth, teens and adults. Various genres of dance technique is provided to each dancer at every level. African Dance, Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop and Liturgical Dance which is our main dance component. Zion's Daughters Dance Ensemble Inc, is a small business with 21 members.
Brain Injury Services
We help children and adult survivors of brain injury build the skills and confidence they need to lead productive and fulfilling lives.
Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc.
The Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc. Mission is to help Herndon and Reston residents cope with short-term financial crises by providing Friendly Instant Sympathetic Help. We help stabilize lives by preventing an eviction, keeping utilities from being turned off, and helping to finance immediate medical and other critical needs.
Lydia's House mission is to Improving the quality of life for low and moderate income families by providing quality services in three areas, "Growing Children, Strengthening Families and Changing Neighborhoods".
PRS provides skills training and supports so individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and anyone who faces life crises can achieve safety, personal wellness, recovery, and community integration. PRS services are provided throughout northern Virginia and in the District of Columbia. PRS Programs include: PRS CrisisLink, PRS Recovery Academy Day Program, PRS Employment Services, PRS Community Support Services, and PRS Community Housing.
UNCF's mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates and to ensure that our network of member institutions is a respected model of best practice in moving students to and through college.
Brother, Help Thyself, Inc.
Brother, Help Thyself is an umbrella fund-raising organization supporting gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual individuals in the metropolitan Washington, DC, area including northern Virginia and Maryland. Funded programs include safe-sex education; education and support of LGBT youth, adults and seniors; specialized legal services; improving relations between religious organizations and the LGBT community; advocacy of marriage equality and other social justice goals; training and employment of disabled LGBT persons; archiving and preserving the history of the LGBT community in the DC area; providing resources for artistic and athletic activities among LGBT persons; fostering improved means for LGBT persons to come out to their families, co-workers and friends; and promoting the value of maintaining a constructive relationship between the police department and the LGBT community.
DC PAWS Rescue
DC PAWS Rescue saves stray, neglected, unwanted and abused animals from overcrowded and high-kill shelters and places them in safe, supportive and loving foster and adoptive homes in Washington, DC and surrounding areas. We rescue from locally from shelters in the DC area (PG County, MD and BARCS), as well as from shelters in rural Virginia and South Carolina. We focus on the behavioral needs of every animal we rescue, and are committed to 100% force-free and fear-free training.
Historic Congressional Cemetery
The mission of Historic Congressional Cemetery is to promote, preserve, protect, and maintain our historic yet active burial ground while celebrating, interpreting, and promoting for the benefit and engagement of the community, the heritage represented by those interred here through education, historic preservation, outreach, and proper environmental stewardship
Maret School, Inc.
Maret provides a vigorous and dynamic curriculum, created by a skilled faculty of life-long learners. We instill a devotion to academic excellence and a love for discovery and exploration. From our inception in 1911, Maret has adopted proven educational tenets while pursuing innovative approaches to learning. At every grade level, our students receive a broad and deep educational experience, allowing them to cultivate individual strengths and interests. Social and emotional development is central to students? well-being and success. We encourage our students to tackle challenges in a culture of nurtured risk taking. We want them to push beyond their comfort zone so they can build resilience, character, and robust problem-solving skills. We also seek opportunities to infuse our school day with moments of laughter and surprise. Maret is an inclusive community, embracing diversity of perspective, experience, identity, circumstance, and talent. We foster meaningful connections among students, faculty, and parents, and service opportunities enhance students? sense of civic responsibility and leadership. Maret graduates are well equipped to excel in future academic endeavors and to lead confident and fulfilling lives in an ever-changing world. Maret?s core values are respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, the individual, connectedness, and joy.
Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School & Corprate Work Study Program
Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and Corporate Work Study Program is a Catholic college-preparatory school for young men and women from the Washington, DC area who have the need and the motivation to help earn their own tuition money through an innovative Corporate Work Study program. Our rigorous educational program aims to prepare our graduates for college with the Christian values essential for a successful and fulfilling life.