30 Nov 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

Fundraiser for CA Wildfire Relief at Barrel, 12/3

One of the things that makes DC great is the large communities of people from different regions who love and support their home state as well as DC. Neighbor and reader Sarah Hubbart, along with her husband, Ben, is from one of the areas of California most devastated by the Camp Fire. Sarah and Ben are […]


27 Nov 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

Hypothermia Alert Season: How You Can Help

When the temperature drops below freezing, vulnerable populations –such as people who live on the streets– are at high risk of dying of hypothermia. Hypothermia happens when your body loses heat much faster than it can produce it, making your body temperature dip well below the average of 98.6 degrees. Hypothermia causes clumsiness, confusion and […]


25 Oct 2018

Volunteering & Giving:

Get a Free RiverSmart Audit and Help Changing Perceptions!

The folks at Changing Perceptions, a non-profit that helps returning citizens find full- and part-time employment, have partnered up with the District’s RiverSmart homes program and would like to help homeowners get a free audit so they can enjoy the benefits of rain barrels, bayscaping, permeable pavers and shade trees for a healthier river. Click […]


28 Sep 2018

Sponsored Post:

Join Casey Trees in Planting a Tree this Fall!

With an extended fall season (September – December!) that means a few things. First, more trees get in the ground. Second, we’re able to measure and inventory a record number of trees. Third, we need volunteers to accomplish these goals! With over 30 events almost every weekend from mid-September to the end of December across […]


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 […]


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