‘Tis the season for giving. If you’re looking for a way to give back to the D.C.-area community, whether through time or turkeys, here are some ideas.
Throughout her life and career, Melinda Gates has strived to be a voice for marginalized people around the world, especially for women. For her, it is a responsibility that comes with being Melinda Gates.
Former first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday announced the launch of the Global Girls Alliance that will work with organizations worldwide to boost educational opportunities for girls around the world.
Natty Boh rolled out its second-annual Tabs for Crabs program in July, promising 10 cents for each red, crab-etched can tab collected and returned to the company from consumers across the Mid-Atlantic. It collected more than 90,000 crab tabs.
Many of us give to charities not only out of a sense of helping our community or those in need, but also because it can be a powerful tax strategy. If you’re over 70 and a half, there’s a different way you can give.
An official with Episcopal Community Services of Maryland, which has been around for 91 years, says financial challenges have forced the charity to shutter and transfer its child care services to other organizations.
Those who suffered from breast cancer, friends and relatives of those who died and those who work to raise money and awareness for the disease gathered in D.C. on Saturday morning for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. See photos.
A donor-advised fund is a powerful and popular tool to simplify the management of your charitable giving. Here are the answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions to help you better understand this charitable giving vehicle.
Nearly 300 schools competed in this year’s Click for Kids Contest. Check out which schools won and what the principals plan to do with the winnings.
Two best friends behind the viral “Lemons for Leukemia Challenge” are attempting to set a world record today for the most donors added to the national bone marrow registry within a 24-hour period.
The 64th annual Hexagon variety show delivers a month of political comedy with “Tweet Land of Liberty.”
Durant has donated $10 million in a partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools and College Track, an after school program that helps disadvantaged kids get into college.
Somewhere, a 52-year-old cancer patient needed a stem-cell transplant. WTOP’s own Jenny Glick turned out to be a match, and she gave the valuable donation. Here’s her story.
Now that you’ve spent a holiday weekend treating yourself, here are some local organizations giving back to the community that could use some help this Giving Tuesday.
D.C. celebrity chef Jose Andres has helped provide more than 3 million warm meals to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.