‘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.
Not sure what to do with your jack-o’-lanterns after Halloween? Consider donating them to Pumpkins for the People.
Donors made more than $153.6 million in new gifts and commitments to the university during the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
A local nonprofit is collecting donations of gift cards to help out the approximately 125 senior citizens who were displaced following a fire in Fairfax County on Wednesday. Here’s how you can help.
At PenFed’s 2018 Night of Heroes Gala, a D.C.-area vet was recognized as the military honoree for distinguished service in Operation Enduring Freedom and for his efforts to inspire other veterans after returning home as a double amputee.
The senate at George Mason University has for years been debating academic independence and raising questions about the school’s relationship with the Koch Foundation, which donates millions of dollars annually to Mason.
“This is not just for today — this is for empowering these kids to believe in themselves and know that there’s more than what they see right now,” Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant said Tuesday night.
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.
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.
Many celebrities have pulled out their pocketbooks to help Harvey victims over the past few days.
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 Humane Rescue Alliance is in need of donations after flood damage drenched pet beds at one of the area’s largest pet adoption centers this weekend.
Goodwill knows the higher the quality of the donations it receives, the more it can sell them for and the more money the charitable organization can raise for its programs. So it’s going where the good stuff is and opening new stores throughout the D.C. region.
The Marine Corps-based charity is still looking for help to supply gifts for needy children. People can donate new, unwrapped toys, but at this late date, organizers say money is more helpful.
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.
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.