The C&O Canal Pride Days event in Great Falls brought out 130 volunteers, all eager to help revitalize the area just in time for the warmer months ahead.
When a college student from Maryland spent a semester in South Africa, she expected to teach English and share with her students American culture through an African-American lens. Instead, Breana Ross’ journey left her with a mindset shift, and an award from her study abroad program.
Despite the freezing-cold temperatures, volunteers showed up to share their time and talent at Ron Brown College Preparatory High School for the City Year MLK Day of Service.
“I just happen to have a particular set of skills,” said Atlantic Data Forensics CEO Brian E. Dykstra, who is happy to help his neighbors. “This is an opportunity to actually help some people.”
Concerned residents have rallied to restore, record and maintain the history of the many laid to rest. See photos.
Kindness has a special resonance this time of year. On this Giving Tuesday, here are some ways to help your neighbors around D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Catholic University students fanned out across the D.C. region Sunday to help the poor and the homeless in honor of Saint Teresa.
Rebuilding Together Alexandria focuses on helping veterans this year with free home repairs, with the help of about 800 volunteers.
Volunteering your time, whether it’s in your community, your workplace or somewhere far across the world, is a wonderful way to give back.
Volunteering overall may be on the decline but the District penultimate in people devoting their time to Peace Corps.
Volunteers of all faiths lend their time and talents for the holidays.
More than 600 volunteers with \”Rebuilding Together Alexandria\” repaired windows, replaced doors, even planted vegetable gardens for dozens of Alexandria homeowners who need help.
Frances Wilkins believes people today spend too much time with computers and not enough with other people.
Before a loose coalition of local nonprofits joined forces to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, several agencies organized their own events.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.