August 25 – 31
A Wider Circle was mentioned in a Washington Post article on the process of downsizing and de-cluttering homes.
The e-scooter startup company Lime launched a donation program, “Lime Hero,” and announced that funds raised through the program will be donated to Building Bridges Across the River (THEARC) according to AmericanInno/DC.
Capital Area Asset Builders discussed the impact that businesses going cashless would have on communities of color and low- and moderate-income residents on WAMU 88.5.
Miriam’s Kitchen’s “GroW garden” was featured on WJLA. The garden, run in partnership with George Washington University, provides fresh vegetables for Miriam’s Kitchen clients.
National Peace Corps Association recently honored Nepali Diplomat Kul Gautam with the Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award during their annual Peace Corps Connect conference according to Benzinga.
PRS, Inc. launched the fourth annual #CallTextLive Campaign on September 1, to mark Suicide Prevention Month according to Oakton Patch.
August 18 – 24
Arlington Community Foundation has named Jennifer Owens to serve as President/CEO according to InsideNoVA. Owens most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer of the Central New York Community Foundation.
Casey Trees was featured in a NBC4 Washington story on efforts to increase tree coverage across Washington, D.C.
DC Central Kitchen’s 2nd Annual Watermelon-Palooza was featured on WUSA9. The event featured over a dozen restaurants and mixologists and helped raise funds for organizational programming.
N Street Village has set their Night at Nat’s Park for September 21 at 7:00pm. Tickets must be purchased by September 18.
Open Arms Housing will hold its 7th Annual Fundraiser on September 24 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in Washington, DC.
Washington Regional Alcohol Program hosted their annual “Football & Fundraising” event on August 23 according to InsideNoVA and Fairfax City Patch. Funds will support education and programs to combat drunk driving.
August 11 – 17
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement has is now calling for nominees for the Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award to honor public officials who have gone above and beyond in support of the nonprofit sector.
Two DC SCORES participants were featured in an article by The Undefeated on steps the US Soccer Foundation is taking to expose soccer to children in underserved communities.
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy President, Aaron Dorfman, commented on Ford Foundation’s BUILD initiative in Inside Philanthropy.
National Low Income Housing Coalition CEO, Diane Yentel, commented on proposed federal legislation to address the affordable housing crisis in Curbed.
Providing pro bono legal services to address discrimination and entrenched poverty in the Washington, DC community, the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs celebrates 50 years of change at their 2018 Wiley A. Branton Awards Dinner on October 23, 2018.
Washington Regional Alcohol Program launched the 17th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI Enforcement Campaign according to NBC 29 News. The announcement was made at a news conference with Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.
The YWCA National Capital Area is currently enrolling for training programs in Hospitality, Business & IT Fundamentals, and Home Health Aide program. Courses are free to DC residents with a demonstrated need who are unemployed or under-employed and looking for a career change or advancement.
August 4 – 10
A Wider Circle announced they have added three new vice presidents to their senior leadership team according to Markets Insider.
The Arlington Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez will receive the 2018 Spirit of Community Award, and the Arlington Free Clinic will receive its 2018 Community Impact Award.
DC Scores is running six-weeks of free summer soccer camps for children from low-income families according to Voice of America.
Three longtime employees of Food and Friends spoke about the HIV/AIDS crisis over the years and the evolution of Food & Friends in The Washington Post.
Hope House was named Outstanding Criminal Justice Program by the National Criminal Justice Association on July 25 in Dallas, Texas. Hope House Executive Director Carol Fennelly was on hand to receive the award.
N Street Village CEO Schroeder Stribling commented on the living conditions many homeless individuals face in US News.