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Social Diary: Inova Tower Dedication

Social Diary: Inova Tower Dedication

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital celebrated the dedication of the new Mark and Brenda Moore Patient Tower.

Life of the Party: Joan Hisaoka ‘Make a Difference’ Gala

Life of the Party: Joan Hisaoka ‘Make a Difference’ Gala

Who's who at this WL Sponsored event.

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.

Life of the Party: Les Misérables

Life of the Party: Les Misérables

Friends of the Woodley House were treated to an advanced screening of the popular musical.

Charity Spotlight: The Children’s Inn at NIH

Charity Spotlight: The Children’s Inn at NIH

A home away from home for pediatric patients and their families.


Social Diary: Inova Tower Dedication

Social Diary: Inova Tower Dedication

17 December 2014

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital celebrated the dedication of the new Mark and Brenda Moore Patient Tower.

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Life of the Party: Joan Hisaoka ‘Make a Difference’ Gala

Life of the Party: Joan Hisaoka ‘Make a Difference’ Gala

07 October 2014

Who's who at this WL Sponsored event.

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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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Life of the Party: Les Misérables

Life of the Party: Les Misérables

13 December 2012

Friends of the Woodley House were treated to an advanced screening of the popular musical.

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Charity Spotlight: The Children’s Inn at NIH

Charity Spotlight: The Children’s Inn at NIH

20 November 2012

A home away from home for pediatric patients and their families.

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Charity Spotlight: Joe’s Champs

Charity Spotlight: Joe’s Champs

05 November 2012

UAE ambassador and local business leaders invest $1.6 million in early education.

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Charity Spotlight: Sara Start Fund

Charity Spotlight: Sara Start Fund

23 October 2012

Longtime Capitol Hill staffer Lindsay Ellenbogen coaches foster youth during their Hill internships.

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Charity Spotlight: Lymphoma Ride

Charity Spotlight: Lymphoma Ride

27 August 2012

Hundreds prepare to battle lymphoma on a fundraising bike ride through Montgomery County.

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Charity Spotlight: Project Create D.C.

Charity Spotlight: Project Create D.C.

22 August 2012

A local organization gives at-risk children hope for a better life through art.

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Charity Spotlight: Twice As Warm

Charity Spotlight: Twice As Warm

16 July 2012

25-year-old Brian Lieberman is making a difference, one scarf at a time.

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Pollywood: Warren Buffett’s Surplus Wealth

Pollywood: Warren Buffett’s Surplus Wealth

09 July 2012

Buffett, $500,000 grant highlights of Washington economic club anniversary.

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Charity Spotlight: Tahirih Justice Center

Charity Spotlight: Tahirih Justice Center

08 May 2012

Executive Director Layli Miller-Muro and her team advocate for the needs of immigrant women and girls.

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FYIDC: Room To Read Spring Gala

FYIDC: Room To Read Spring Gala

25 April 2012

DC chapter event promotes literacy and empowers girls.

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Charity Spotlight: Homeward Trails

Charity Spotlight: Homeward Trails

24 April 2012

Founder Sue Bell and her team provide shelter to homeless cats and dogs.

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Charity Spotlight: Laugh for a Cure

Charity Spotlight: Laugh for a Cure

24 April 2012

Riot Act Comedy Theater hosts first annual 'Comedy for a Cure' Gala.

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Charity Spotlight: Miriam’s Kitchen

Charity Spotlight: Miriam’s Kitchen

16 April 2012

Scott Schenkelberg and his team work to find permanent solutions to chronic homelessness.

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Charity Spotlight: Pedal to the Medal

Charity Spotlight: Pedal to the Medal

16 April 2012

Co-founder Caeli Quinn, 36, combined her passion for cycling with her concern on environmental issues to create a unique annual charitable fundraiser.

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Charity Spotlight: Say Yes to the Prom

Charity Spotlight: Say Yes to the Prom

13 April 2012

The Horizon Foundation and Monte Durham of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress collaborate to inspire.

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Charity Spotlight: Beyond Kony

Charity Spotlight: Beyond Kony

11 April 2012

Invisible Children isn't the only nonprofit doing great work in Uganda.

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Charity Spotlight: Farming with Arcadia

Charity Spotlight: Farming with Arcadia

29 March 2012

Non-profit seeks to bring environmentally conscious, healthy food to the nation's capital.

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Charity Spotlight: Usher’s Youthful New Look

Charity Spotlight: Usher’s Youthful New Look

23 March 2012

Superstar entertainer's nonprofit initiative seeks to empower under-served kids and teens.

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Charity Spotlight: Sitar Arts Center

Charity Spotlight: Sitar Arts Center

22 March 2012

Executive Director Maureen Dwyer explains why every child deserves access to art education.

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Charity Spotlight: Drums for Fukushima

Charity Spotlight: Drums for Fukushima

19 March 2012

Children from Yamakiya Taiko Club to perform taiko in honor of Japan at the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Paint the Town: The Salon is On!

Paint the Town: The Salon is On!

16 March 2012

Artist and interior design whiz Maggie O'Neill gets creative for fundraiser, benefiting Research Down Syndrome.

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Charity Spotlight: Walk in Her Shoes

Charity Spotlight: Walk in Her Shoes

06 March 2012

The US National Committee for UN Women is taking steps to ensure a better future for our mothers and daughters.

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Charity Spotlight: Kid Power

Charity Spotlight: Kid Power

01 March 2012

Matt Skolnik and his team meet the needs – and keep the interest – of DC youth.

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Charity Spotlight: Nourishing DC Youth

Charity Spotlight: Nourishing DC Youth

29 February 2012

Paul Dahm and his team use Brainfood as a tool for youth development.

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Charity Spotlight: Saks Gives Back

Charity Spotlight: Saks Gives Back

22 February 2012

Giving is fashionable as Saks Fifth Avenue donates 5% to charity on purchases with retailer's card.

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Charity Spotlight: DCAYA

Charity Spotlight: DCAYA

21 February 2012

Local nonprofit brings multiple nonprofits together to effect widespread change.

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Charity Spotlight: Metro TeenAIDS

Charity Spotlight: Metro TeenAIDS

15 February 2012

Adam Tenner shares his mission to educate Washingtonians about health.

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Charity Spotlight: The Puck Stops Here

Charity Spotlight: The Puck Stops Here

13 February 2012

Annual charity hockey match pits lawmakers against lobbyists to benefit at-risk youth.

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Charity Spotlight: Fashion for Paws

Charity Spotlight: Fashion for Paws

08 February 2012

Fashion for Paws will be hosting its 6th annual runway show as a fundraiser for the Washington Humane Society.

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Charity Spotlight: Urban Alliance

Charity Spotlight: Urban Alliance

08 February 2012

Wendy-Ann Dixon explains how a local nonprofit helps teens find employment.

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Charity Spotlight: Martha’s Table

Charity Spotlight: Martha’s Table

31 January 2012

President Lindsey Buss and his team work to break the poverty cycle.

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Charity Spotlight: INFO Gathering

Charity Spotlight: INFO Gathering

04 January 2012

For 20 years, “Coach” Kathy Kemper has attracted Washington’s top office-holders to monthly “INFO” breakfasts.

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Charity Spotlight: Best Buddies

Charity Spotlight: Best Buddies

19 December 2011

An innovative charity flourishes through an enduring friendship and a lasting impact.

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Charity Spotlight: Giving Season

Charity Spotlight: Giving Season

30 November 2011

Looking to volunteer over the holidays? Consider these metro area charities.

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Charity Spotlight: Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

Charity Spotlight: Lucky Dog Animal Rescue

18 November 2011

Metro area organization uses foster care to give dogs a second chance.

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Life of the Party: Blue Bash for Hope

Life of the Party: Blue Bash for Hope

02 November 2011

Chris4Life hosts a night full of hope and art for colon cancer survivors and patients.

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Charity Spotlight: Walk This Way

Charity Spotlight: Walk This Way

31 October 2011

Becky's Fund's annual fashion show features great style for an even better cause – combating domestic and dating violence

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Charity Spotlight: Race to the Finish Line

Charity Spotlight: Race to the Finish Line

28 October 2011

Over 1,400 celebs, public figures, and district-dwellers embarked on a challenge to raise money for Best Buddies International.

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Charity Spotlight: Georgetown Wild Kingdom

Charity Spotlight: Georgetown Wild Kingdom

27 October 2011

In Georgetown, even exotic animals fundraise.

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Charity Spotlight: Modern Princesses

Charity Spotlight: Modern Princesses

25 October 2011

Disney on Ice brings powerful women to DC charter schools to educate and empower young women.

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Charity Spotlight: Saving the Littlest of Victims

Charity Spotlight: Saving the Littlest of Victims

12 October 2011

Innocents at Risk hosted a fundraiser in an effort to abolish human trafficking, a $32 billion industry.

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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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Charity Spotlight: Mandy’s Mission To Stop Malaria

Charity Spotlight: Mandy’s Mission To Stop Malaria

03 October 2011

Pop singer and actress Mandy Moore joins Rep. Mike Honda and a bipartisan congressional delegation to bring life-saving mosquito nets to Cameroon.

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Charity Spotlight: Helping Children Soar

Charity Spotlight: Helping Children Soar

27 September 2011

Children’s Law Center Celebrates 15 Years Helping DC Children with a gala to remember.

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Charity Spotlight: Soul Food

Charity Spotlight: Soul Food

22 September 2011

The DC Central Kitchen is hitting the road with a new, mobile food drive effort.

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Charity Spotlight: Serving Up Good Deeds

Charity Spotlight: Serving Up Good Deeds

23 August 2011

Charity ping-pong tournament raises money for Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts.

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Charity Spotlight: Redskin Raises Awareness

Charity Spotlight: Redskin Raises Awareness

10 August 2011

The Redskins' Reed Doughty tells his story and hope for the prevention of kidney diseases.

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Charity Spotlight: Top Chef Fresh

Charity Spotlight: Top Chef Fresh

03 August 2011

Known as the "Stiletto Chef," Top Chef star and television personality Candice Kumai is all about keeping it fresh and giving back.

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Charity Spotlight: Case Helps Communities

Charity Spotlight: Case Helps Communities

20 July 2011

Case Design/Remodeling Inc. teams with Homes for Our Troops and HomeStretch to provide a new home for a wounded veteran and remodeling for Virginia families.

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Access Pollywood: Stand Up For Heroes

Access Pollywood: Stand Up For Heroes

21 June 2011

Bob and Lee Woodruff host the star studded event Stand Up For Heroes with the help of Jon Stewart, Train, and Washington's powerful leaders.

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Charity Spotlight: The Couple Collective

Charity Spotlight: The Couple Collective

14 June 2011

Heather and Tony Podesta add a colorful touch to philanthropy by lending and donating art to area museums

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Charity Spotlight: Entrepreneurs Tackle Global Issues

Charity Spotlight: Entrepreneurs Tackle Global Issues

27 April 2011

The UN Foundation’s inaugural Global Entrepreneurs Council came together to discuss how to tackle the world's most challenging problems.

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Charity Spotlight: Evening With James Franco

Charity Spotlight: Evening With James Franco

04 April 2011

James Franco made an appearance in Washington this week to show his support for 826National's newest chapter, 826DC.

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Charity Spotlight: The Other V-Day

Charity Spotlight: The Other V-Day

25 February 2011

Notable Washingtonians stand up against violence towards women and children

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Charity Spotlight: The Heart Truth

Charity Spotlight: The Heart Truth

15 February 2011

Diet Coke®, Capitol Hill, D.C. Media, and Washington area sports teams came together to "flag" heart disease.

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Life of The Party: Newman’s Own Troop Tribute

Life of The Party: Newman’s Own Troop Tribute

09 December 2010

At its "Tribute to those who Serve," the Newman's Own Foundation honored American troops by giving to military nonprofits.

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