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Tahirih Justice Center
Tahirih Justice Center protects courageous immigrant women and girls who refuse to be victims of violence by elevating their voice in communities, courts, and Congress. Since 1997, Tahirih has protected over 22,000 women and girls from gender-based human rights abuses such as female genital mutilation, rape, honor crimes, domestic violence, forced marriage, and human trafficking. Tahirih helps its clients achieve justice and obtain the legal status they are entitled to so they can be free from violence and rebuild their lives. Tahirih's holistic model for protection combines free legal services and social services case management with bridge-building public policy advocacy, education, and outreach.
Loudoun Education Foundation
The Loudoun Education Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that seeks private funding and resources to enhance the quality of education in Loudoun County Public Schools. The Foundation supports projects that stimulate students' curiosity and create exceptional learning opportunities. Our mission is to make Loudoun the best in the nation for public education.
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.
DC Rape Crisis Center
Re-imagining a world without rape - powering a culture of consent. The DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) is dedicated to creating a world free of sexual violence through conscience and action. Our call to action obliges us to facilitate systemic change by equipping diverse stakeholders to respond to survivors of sexual assault with compassion, dignity and respect, regardless of race, class, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, immigration status, ability, age or religious affiliation.
Capital City Symphony
Capital City Symphony is a vibrant orchestra that provides a variety of opportunities for talented musicians and diverse audiences to engage with great music in the nation's capital.
The Accokeek Foundation cultivates passion for the natural and cultural heritage of Piscataway Park and a commitment to stewardship and sustainability.
DC Audubon Society
DC Audubon promotes the appreciation and conservation of birds and their habitats through the participation of those in the DC area
Rude Ranch Animal Rescue, Inc.
Rude Ranch Animal Rescue is a volunteer based, no-kill organization dedicated to the rescue, care and adoption of homeless animals in the Maryland and Washington, DC area. Our goals are to find permanent loving homes for adoptable animals placed in our care; to provide a safe haven and rehabilitation to feral and neglected animals rescued from abusive situations; and to put an end to needless euthanasia because of pet overpopulation. (www.RudeRanch.org) Rude Ranch also operates a high quality, low cost veterinary clinic (The Spay Spa & Neuter Nook) that provides quality veterinary services to anyone that wishes to spay/neuter or help an animal, regardless of geographical location or income. ( www.SpaySpa.org)
INMED Partnerships for Children
INMED Partnerships for Children is an international humanitarian organization that has improved the lives of millions of children and families in 100+ countries for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Sterling, VA, INMED has served low-income communities in Loudoun since 1994 by providing child development and family education, after-school and academic enrichment, skills development and job readiness services, homelessness prevention and intervention programs and intensive case management for families in crisis. INMED is the only nonprofit organization in Loudoun County that provides a continuum of care from the prenatal period through adulthood. We turn crises into success stories every day!
The mission of Fairfax CASA is to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children referred by the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court through the promotion and support of quality volunteer representation. We seek to ensure that each child's needs are identified and addressed with the goal of living in a safe and permanent home. We also provide assistance to youths entering adulthood who have been referred to the CASA program by the Court, up to the age of 21.
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts is a 160-voice, professional-caliber volunteer chorus, which together with our new Chamber Singers and Youth Choir ensembles is dedicated to bringing excellent choral music to the Washington, DC metro area and providing educational programs that increase the exposure of choral music to diverse communities.
Archaeology in the Community
Archaeology in the Community promotes and facilitates the study and public understanding of archaeological heritage. Through informal educational programs, we provide hands-on learning, professional development and community events.
Mary Elizabeth House Inc., A Ministry
The Mary Elizabeth House Inc., A Ministry, is dedicated to supporting the positive development of young, single mothers and their children through life-skills training, education and workforce guidance, counseling and housing.
Reading Is Fundamental
Reading Is Fundamental is committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading among all children, providing quality content to make an impact and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the fundamentals for success. As the nation's largest children's literacy non-profit, Reading Is Fundamental maximizes every contribution to ensure all children have the ability to read and succeed.
Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development, Inc.
SEED provides food, clothing, education and training while promoting self-sufficiency and empowerment directly to low- to moderate-income families and communities. Through education, housing & economic development and community services, SEED will create environments where all individuals are empowered, all children are nurtured, families are strengthened, and communities are transformed.