A 23-year-old woman with a lot of heart is rolling through the D.C. area this week as she tries to raise money for charity and break a world record for the longest trip on in-line skates.
With its latest initiative, the WNBA launched its new season and staked its claim as the most progressive sports league in America.
All tolls collected Thursday will be divided among charities including the March of Dimes, the Loudoun Free Clinic and the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy.
The 2017 Red Kettle Campaign raised $144.5 million. That’s down from $147.3 million in 2016, and down from 2015’s record of $149.6 million.
You can order a rolling photo booth opportunity, complete with karaoke holiday songs, and Lyft will donate the proceeds from your D.C. ride to a local charity.
A 12-year-old girl from Prince George’s County has collected drinking water for Puerto Rico residents as a birthday present to herself. “I’m happy, because I can help other people,” she told WTOP.
As drug overdose deaths continue to rise in the U.S., a goal for Saturday’s charity run in D.C. aims to show affected families they’re not alone.
After losing both legs serving in Afghanistan, retired Marine Rob Jones pushes to overcome another challenge: a month of marathons.
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.
Area restaurants are doing their part to help victims of Harvey by participating in DC Dines Out for Houston. They are donating part of their proceeds on Aug. 31 to relief agencies.
Local athletes took part in a marathon hockey game/fundraiser at Fort DuPont Ice Arena is Southeast that raised thousands for programs that impact young lives.
D.C. charity Martha’s Table is collecting SmartTrip cards from out-of-towners who attended the events in town this week.
While some folks were out hitting the stores and returning gifts, others spent the day after Christmas preparing meals and wrapping gifts for the homeless.
A 6-year-old dog attack survivor is collecting gifts to take to young patients at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, where she’s been getting treatment.
During the holiday season, as many people open their wallets to support their favorite charities, experts warn givers to do their homework first before making that donation.
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