11 Sep 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

FREE Eye Screenings This Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington will be conducting several free vision screenings for youth and adults September 16-18, 2018. The screenings will take place at 233 Massachusetts Avenue, NE and they are as follows: Youth screening: Sunday, September 16, 12-5 p.m. For ages 3-18. Ophthalmologists will be on hand to test children for amblyopia […]

07 Sep 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

A Literary Feast is Back! Sign Up Now

Have you ever wanted to read a book and discuss it with neighbors and new friends? Do you like attending parties where your food is matched to your literature and you’re encouraged to dress up and be transported to another place? Do you like it when you attend such parties and you know that your […]

04 Sep 2018


What’s in it for me? LOTS and you’ll help fight homelessness

If you’re honest with yourself, a night out on the town is pretty darn pricey. Did you know you could enjoy food and drink by Barracks Row, Navy Yard and H Street restaurants AND spend the same (or less!?!?) raising money for a local organization that serves homeless people right in our neighborhood? Make plans […]

17 Aug 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

Local Girls Deliver 7000+ Pairs of Underwear to Children’s

Back in July, I told you about three Capitol Hill girls who made it their mission to collect 5,000 pairs of underwear to donate to Children’s National Hospital. When we first published the story, the girls had a decent amount of donations– around 1,400 pair– but thanks to the generosity of neighbors and friends, Mirabel, […]

27 Jul 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

World Series, Here They Come — With Your help

We could all use a lesson in good sportsmanship. Leave it to the youngest among us to set a good example: The members of the Capitol Hill Little League (CHLL) are doing just that by assisting in another team’s fundraising efforts. The Ward 7-based Mamie Johnson Little League won the DC 12U Championship this week […]

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