December 15 – January 4
A Bright Beginnings client shared his story and appreciation for the organization in The Washington Post. Bright Beginnings was also featured on WBAL Baltimore for its work supporting families transitioning out of homelessness, and was profiled in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement with the newspaper’s Helping Hand charity campaign.
Washington Post readers have donated $130,695 to Helping Hand charity partners: Bright Beginnings, N Street Village and So Others Might Eat according to the newspaper.
Casey Trees celebrated their partnership with Gallaudet University in The HIll is Home. Over the past three years, 208 volunteers have planted 85 trees on the campus.
Fair Chance Founder, Amanda Marshall, was selected as one of the 2018 Washingtonians of the Year, by Washingtonian Magazine.
Hope for Henry Foundation teamed with the Washington Capitals to visit children at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital during the holiday season according to WTOP.
The International Spy Museum will transition to its new location in Southwest Washington, DC in January 2019 according to WUSA*9 and Washington Business Journal.
Tenants of three Washington, DC apartment buildings are teaming up with Latino Economic Development Center and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation DC to purchase their buildings under the District’s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act according to WUSA9.
Diane Yentel, President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, was quoted in a New York Times article about the rise in homelessness in the US. Yentel also joined other housing experts to testify on the Housing Finance Reform Act of 2018 being considered by the US House Financial Services Committee.
A report by Northern Virginia Health Foundation about poverty and its effects in Northern Virginia was featured in The Washington Post.
N Street Village Bethany Women’s Day Center was featured in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement with the paper’s Helping Hand annual charity campaign. Three clients from N Street Village were also featured in The Washington Post as a part of the campaign.
Temple Rodef Shalom was featured in NPR for their work in supporting and assisting refugees resettled in the US.
Washington Regional Alcohol Program honored 14 Arlington public-safety officers during their 21st annual Law Enforcement Awards of Excellence for Impaired-Driving Prevention according to Inside NoVA. Additionally, the organization was highlighted in The Washington Post and WTOP for their efforts to decrease drunk driving in the region over the holidays with its SoberRide program.
December 8 – 14
Local foundation leaders, including Arlington Community Foundation and Greater Washington Community Foundation, penned a joint letter to Amazon, welcoming them to the community according to Inside NoVA.
A number of nonprofits, including A Wider Circle, Casey Trees, Food & Friends and Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs were featured in a Washingtonian article about charitable companies in the region.
Bright Beginnings was featured in The Washington Post as a part of their involvement in the paper’s Helping Hand Initiative.
District Alliance for Safe Housing was featured in the Prince William Times for their partnership with the Bezos Day One Fund.
Priority Toyota Springfield is supporting Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia’s Home for the Holidays campaign by matching all donations up to a total of $30,000.
A former client of N Street Village discussed addiction and recovery in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement in the paper’s Healing Hand Initiative.
An overnight memorial vigil is planned in honor of the 38+ people who died homeless in the District this past year according to Curbed. Scheduled from 5pm on December 20 to 12pm on December 21, the event is spearheaded by the People for Fairness Coalition and supported by Miriam’s Kitchen and The Way Home. N Street Village is also proud to participate.
National Press Foundation‘s Washington 2019 Preview for Reporters was featured on C-SPAN.
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) has presented its inaugural IAC Becky Payne Award to Every Child By Two (now known as Vaccinate Your Family).
December 1 – 7
Anacostia Coordinating Council Executive Director, Philip Pannell, discussed illiteracy rates in the District and innovative efforts to address the issue in WAMU.
Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network and Volunteer Arlington reflected on President George H.W. Bush’s legacy of volunteerism on WJLA.
A Wider Circle Founder and CEO, Mark Bergel, was inducted into the Montgomery County Department of Human Rights Hall of Fame according to Montgomery County Media.
The Campagna Center‘s 48th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade was featured in The Zebra.
Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington‘s Annual Holiday Show was featured in Metro Weekly.
Miriam’s Kitchen discussed its work in trying to end chronic homelessness in WTOP.
A client of N Street Village was profiled in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement in the paper’s Helping Hand Initiative.
National Black Justice Coalition CEO, David Jones, teamed up with radio personality, Angela Yee, to highlight World AIDS Day according to theGrio.
Shiloh Baptist Church‘s 80th Annual Messiah concert was featured on WJLA’s Good Morning Washington.
Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) will operate its SoberRide initiative from December 14 through January 1, according to InsideNoVA.
On November 28, students from YWCA National Capital Area‘s EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy were featured on Great Day Washington in an appearance with the STEM for Her foundation.