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 Soggy Dollar Bar is an icon on one of the hardest hit islands in the British Virgin Islands. Now, the owner is relying on his D.C. roots to help relief efforts for the hurricane-battered islands.
The theme to the 8th annual Cosmo Couture on Thursday was environments and the event asked local architecture and interior design firms to make garments made out of materials you’d normally find inside a home, such as tile, carpet, wood, vinyl glass and rubber.
When you’re donating to help after a disaster, you can specify what you want your money to go to. But Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator, says each route has pros and cons. Here’s what to look for.
However people decide to help, money is the best way to give right now, said Ashley Post of Charity Navigator, a nonprofit that evaluates and ranks charities.
Hundreds of participants from all across the D.C. area climbed more than 100 flights of stairs to raise money for the families of New York firefighters who died on 9/11.
Stars ranging from George Clooney to Julia Roberts to Beyoncé joined forces for a multi-network telethon to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
After seeing the devastation Hurricane Irma caused to their home in the U.S. Virgin Islands, four friends are joining together to get the help their home islands desperately need.
Giant Foods stores throughout the D.C. area are collecting donated items that the Capital Area Food Bank will box up and ship to Houston.
On its 10th anniversary, the 9/11 Heroes Run honors two Naval Academy graduates in addition to those who served on Sept. 11, 2001.
As Houston and areas hit by Hurricane Harvey shift from recovery to rebuilding, here are some ways that you can help and make sure your donations go to those in need.
Spencer Buchness crossed 14 states on his bike in the span of three months while raising $15,000 for charity. He pedaled all the way from Ocean City, Maryland, to San Francisco.
Prince George’s County Schools is challenging residents to get kids ready for the upcoming school year by collecting a whole lot of backpacks and other school supplies.
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.