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Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

Bill Cosby's personal art collection highlighted in Smithsonian exhibition.

Lifestyles: Get Out & Give Back

Lifestyles: Get Out & Give Back

A poker tournament raises funds for Spinal Cord Tumor Association, gives 13-year-old her coming-of-age party.

Music Notes: Classic Rock Lends a Helping Hand

Music Notes: Classic Rock Lends a Helping Hand

Support from rock legends like Lynyrd Skynyrd helps American Freedom Foundation get by.

Charity Spotlight: Climb Every Mountain

Charity Spotlight: Climb Every Mountain

Washington II Washington aims to broaden horizons for inner-city youth.

The Dish: Chefs for Equality

The Dish: Chefs for Equality

D.C.’s hottest toques and tipplers team up to raise money for marriage equality.

Charity Spotlight: Honoring Wounded Warriors

Charity Spotlight: Honoring Wounded Warriors

Celebrate Memorial Day with classical music and family-friendly activities.


Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

10 November 2014

Bill Cosby's personal art collection highlighted in Smithsonian exhibition.

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Lifestyles: Get Out & Give Back

Lifestyles: Get Out & Give Back

18 February 2014

A poker tournament raises funds for Spinal Cord Tumor Association, gives 13-year-old her coming-of-age party.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Music Notes: Classic Rock Lends a Helping Hand

Music Notes: Classic Rock Lends a Helping Hand

07 November 2013

Support from rock legends like Lynyrd Skynyrd helps American Freedom Foundation get by.

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Charity Spotlight: Climb Every Mountain

Charity Spotlight: Climb Every Mountain

05 August 2013

Washington II Washington aims to broaden horizons for inner-city youth.

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The Dish: Chefs for Equality

The Dish: Chefs for Equality

11 October 2012

D.C.’s hottest toques and tipplers team up to raise money for marriage equality.

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Charity Spotlight: Honoring Wounded Warriors

Charity Spotlight: Honoring Wounded Warriors

25 May 2012

Celebrate Memorial Day with classical music and family-friendly activities.

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Get Out and Give Back: Dedicate to Insulate

Get Out and Give Back: Dedicate to Insulate

22 December 2011

Help insulate a low-income family’s home and save them up to 30% off their next utility bill.

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Get Out and Give Back: For Boys & Girls

Get Out and Give Back: For Boys & Girls

16 December 2011

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) is 125 years young and still going strong.

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Get Out and Give Back: Decorative Charity

Get Out and Give Back: Decorative Charity

12 December 2011

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington offer a variety of programs to keep you in and get you out of your comfort zone.

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Get Out and Give Back: The Neighborhood Dish

Get Out and Give Back: The Neighborhood Dish

08 December 2011

For hundreds of nonprofits in greater Washington, a little donation goes a long, long way.

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Get Out and Give Back: Wrap It Up

Get Out and Give Back: Wrap It Up

05 December 2011

Gift wrapping is an awesome way to get into the holiday spirit, especially if the donations go to charity.

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Get Out and Give Back: “A” for Achievement

Get Out and Give Back: “A” for Achievement

01 December 2011

This nonprofit inspires excellence in both the students and the volunteers.

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Get Out and Give Back: Chefs for a Cause

Get Out and Give Back: Chefs for a Cause

01 December 2011

Washington's top chefs share their favorite nonprofits.

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Get Out and Give Back: Dining for Good

Get Out and Give Back: Dining for Good

28 November 2011

Good food, good wine, good friends, great cause-Dining for Women has it all

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Get Out and Give Back: Healing Foods at Smith Center

Get Out and Give Back: Healing Foods at Smith Center

21 November 2011

Smith Center for Healing and the Arts brings in a chef who serves up a raw, vegan, organic menu.

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Get Out and Give Back: Soaring with Luke’s Wings

Get Out and Give Back: Soaring with Luke’s Wings

15 November 2011

The Veterans’ Day gala raised funds to bring military families together over the holidays.

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Get Out and Give Back: Catalogue for Philanthropy Gala

Get Out and Give Back: Catalogue for Philanthropy Gala

11 November 2011

It was an emotional evening for the Catalogue for Philanthropy as they welcomed their new “Class of 2012" nonprofits.

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Get Out and Give Back: Give to the Max

Get Out and Give Back: Give to the Max

09 November 2011

Greater Washington’s first online 24-hour fundraiser is just around the corner.

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Get Out and Give Back: Circle of Compassion

Get Out and Give Back: Circle of Compassion

01 November 2011

It’s not just A Wider Circle’s free furniture and classes that move families out of poverty. It’s creating a community.

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Get Out and Give Back: Go Big or Go Home!

Get Out and Give Back: Go Big or Go Home!

27 October 2011

When a business fraternity from an Ohio university wanted to give back, they went big.

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Get Out and Give Back: To the Rescue!

Get Out and Give Back: To the Rescue!

19 October 2011

Volunteers from the Mid-Atlantic English Springer Spaniel Rescue rescue their beloved dogs from overcrowded shelters or unsafe homes.

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FYIDC: Race to Representation

FYIDC: Race to Representation

11 October 2011

November 5th will mark the first ever "Race to Representation"--a daring 5k promoting women's equality in the fraternity we call government.

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Get Out and Give Back: On Stage with MetroStage

Get Out and Give Back: On Stage with MetroStage

11 October 2011

Volunteering with your community theater supports the beauty of the arts, and you get a free pass to see some incredible plays.

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The Dish: Fresh Food Drive Soars

The Dish: Fresh Food Drive Soars

10 October 2011

First-ever mobile fresh food drive more than doubles ambitious goal, collecting over 11 thousand pounds of food to benefit DC Central Kitchen.

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Get Out & Give Back: Chevy Salutes D.C.

Get Out & Give Back: Chevy Salutes D.C.

10 October 2011

GM Motors honors service men and women in contest for honorary home town celebration.

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Get Out and Give Back: Supporting The Women’s Collective

Get Out and Give Back: Supporting The Women’s Collective

06 October 2011

This Washington, DC nonprofit cares for 300 women living with HIV/AIDS, and educates an advocates for thousands of others

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Charity Spotlight: Jen Aniston Rallies the Survivors

Charity Spotlight: Jen Aniston Rallies the Survivors

05 October 2011

Jennifer Aniston rallies D.C. support for Breast Cancer research and her new Lifetime TV series, FIVE.

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Get Out and Give Back:  Say Cheese with FACETS

Get Out and Give Back: Say Cheese with FACETS

04 October 2011

It's easy to smile with the Fairfax County nonprofit FACETS, whose services include dentures for its poor and homeless clients

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Get Out and Give Back: Advocates for Good

Get Out and Give Back: Advocates for Good

26 September 2011

A CASA (court appointed special advocate) volunteer shares what it’s like to advocate for a child in the justice system.

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Get Out and Give Back: Lorton Community Action Center

Get Out and Give Back: Lorton Community Action Center

20 September 2011

A successful service project is never as simple – it takes a partnership of nonprofit staff, volunteers and business. Here's the perfect example.

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Get Out and Give Back: Down on the Farm

Get Out and Give Back: Down on the Farm

14 September 2011

This colonial, organic and heritage farm lets you live a farmer’s life in the city–barn cleaning included.

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Get Out and Give Back: What will you do on 9/11?

Get Out and Give Back: What will you do on 9/11?

06 September 2011

Most people remember exactly what they were doing ten years ago next Sunday morning. How will that influence what you do on 9-11-11?

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Get Out and Give Back: It’s About Jobs

Get Out and Give Back: It’s About Jobs

29 August 2011

Since 1981, Jubilee Jobs has found employment for 19,000 of metro DC's most hard-to-place citizens

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Get Out and Give Back:  Lucky Days for Lucky Dogs

Get Out and Give Back: Lucky Days for Lucky Dogs

22 August 2011

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is an all-volunteer nonprofit that rescues homeless dogs and finds loving homes for them through weekly adoption events

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Get Out and Give Back: Lodging Good Deeds

Get Out and Give Back: Lodging Good Deeds

16 August 2011

Community Lodgings transitions nearly 25 families each year from homeless to self-sufficiency

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Get Out and Give Back: Gleaning for Good

Get Out and Give Back: Gleaning for Good

08 August 2011

It's all about picking corn right off the stalk when volunteering with Bread for the City's "Glean for the City" program.

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Get Out and Give Back: Zen Volunteering

Get Out and Give Back: Zen Volunteering

04 August 2011

Nonprofit Borromeo Housing helps young mothers and their children live independently

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Get Out and Give Back: Cooking with Miriam’s Kitchen

Get Out and Give Back: Cooking with Miriam’s Kitchen

01 August 2011

It’s easy to see why this nonprofit has won so many awards-it’s organized, fun and the food is five-star!

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Get Out and Give Back: Reading PALs

Get Out and Give Back: Reading PALs

26 July 2011

This local nonprofit has the cutest mission ever-pairing dogs with kids who need practice reading

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Get Out and Give Back: Beacon House’s Great Leap

Get Out and Give Back: Beacon House’s Great Leap

19 July 2011

This nonprofit’s summer camp is a tornado of activity for kids ages 5 - 13

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Get Out and Give Back: Generation Hope’s Hope for Teen Parents

Get Out and Give Back: Generation Hope’s Hope for Teen Parents

20 June 2011

This brand new nonprofit supports teen parents who want to complete college.

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Get Out and Give Back: World Children’s Festival

Get Out and Give Back: World Children’s Festival

13 June 2011

The International Child Art Foundation "Olympics," unleashes children’s creativity and empathy through art, creating hope for a non-violent world.

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Get Out and Give Back: Rainbows for All Children

Get Out and Give Back: Rainbows for All Children

03 June 2011

This non-profit provides support for kids working through the grieving process.

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Get Out and Give Back: On Angels’ Wings

Get Out and Give Back: On Angels’ Wings

26 May 2011

Luke’s Wings purchases airline tickets for the families of service members who are recovering from war injuries.

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Get Out and Give Back:  Passion for Fashion

Get Out and Give Back: Passion for Fashion

13 May 2011

Pulitzer-Prize winner Robin Givhan keynotes Suited for Changes’ Suited for Spring annual luncheon.

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Get Out and Give Back: Fast Food with the Assistance League of Northern Virginia

Get Out and Give Back: Fast Food with the Assistance League of Northern Virginia

10 May 2011

So much good is done in so little time when preparing weekend food bags for hungry kids.

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Get Out and Give Back:  Not your Father’s Rotary

Get Out and Give Back: Not your Father’s Rotary

28 April 2011

Rotary International has changed over the decade but one thing remains the same-they still do great things across America and across the world. Here are six reasons to consider joining.

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Get Out and Give Back: Alexandria in ACTion

Get Out and Give Back: Alexandria in ACTion

18 April 2011

ACTion Alexandria does some fierce civic engagement in the country’s most online giving city.

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Get Out and Give Back: National Volunteer Week

Get Out and Give Back: National Volunteer Week

06 April 2011

If you could just clone yourself on April 16, you’ll find dozens of service projects throughout the greater DC area.

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Get Out and Give Back: It’s All Fore Brian

Get Out and Give Back: It’s All Fore Brian

31 March 2011

There's no better excuse to call in sick and play golf on April 18 than to support the Brian and Emily St. Louis fund.

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Get Out & Give Back: Women Veterans Resource Center Needs You!

Get Out & Give Back: Women Veterans Resource Center Needs You!

24 March 2011

Meet 103-year-old WWII veteran Corporal Alyce (yes, Alyce) Dixon at their open house this Saturday.

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Get Out & Give Back: Investing in the Food Bank

Get Out & Give Back: Investing in the Food Bank

14 March 2011

Food supply is so low that the Capital Area Food Bank has had to cut back its volunteers. But nearly one in two of the District’s kids under age 18 is still at risk for being hungry.

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Get Out and Give Back: A “Do Good” Expo

Get Out and Give Back: A “Do Good” Expo

10 March 2011

Thirty nonprofits gather in Falls Church this Saturday for the second annual Service Expo.

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Get Out and Give Back: Passion for Paws

Get Out and Give Back: Passion for Paws

04 March 2011

Fashion for Paws’ executive director Tara de Nicolas shares some surprising facts about herself. Here’s one: Her uncle works for the Pope.

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Get Out & Give Back: Social Entrepreneur Defined

Get Out & Give Back: Social Entrepreneur Defined

01 March 2011

A panel of experts define what it is, who it is and how live in the constant tension it requires.

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Get Out and Give Back: Teamwork for Alexandria’s Children

Get Out and Give Back: Teamwork for Alexandria’s Children

18 February 2011

Teamwork at its best-city government and private interests communicate and collaborate through the Center for Alexandria’s Children.

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Get Out and Give Back: Service & Academics at GW

Get Out and Give Back: Service & Academics at GW

04 February 2011

GW’s Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service integrates academic and co-curricular service-learning with internships.

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Get Out and Give Back: Glamorous Giving

Get Out and Give Back: Glamorous Giving

26 January 2011

Finally, a jewelry line for charity that’s gorgeous, original and made from consciously-selected sources. And the creator is starting a social revolution through her solutionary gifting circles (read on).

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Get Out and Give Back: Catalogue for Philanthropy

Get Out and Give Back: Catalogue for Philanthropy

24 January 2011

Five reasons why small, local nonprofits need to apply.

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Get Out and Give Back: Tips for MLK Day of Service

Get Out and Give Back: Tips for MLK Day of Service

11 January 2011

Between websites and nonprofits promoting MLK events on January 17, there’s something for everyone

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