Charity week ahead

April 14, 2013
Tuesday April 16

The Foundation Fighting Blindness A nonprofit dedicated to sight-saving retinal research. Annual For the Love of Sight Visionary

Safe Shores DC Children’s Advocacy Center A direct-service nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting child victims of sexual and physical abuse in the District of Columbia. Cherishing Childhood Breakfast@ Mandarin Oriental in Southwest Washington.

Wednesday April 17

Hope For The Warriors A nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families and families of the fallen. Got Heart, Give Hope Gala@ Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Northwest Washington.

March of Dimes Foundation A nonprofit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies. Gourmet Gala@ National Building Museum in Northwest Washington.

Thursday April 18

CrisisLink A nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for crisis and suicide prevention, intervention and response services. Link Up and Live@ Carnegie Institute for Science in Northwest Washington.

Friday April 19

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network An organization offering programs for those with disabilities. Fourth Annual Las Vegas Night@ National Museum of Women in the Arts in Northwest Washington.

Tigerlily Foundation A breast-cancer support, education and advocacy organization. Lilies on the Runway@ Tysons Corner Marriott in McLean.

Saturday April 20

Salvation Army An international charitable organization. Kettle Classic 5K Run and Walk@ RFK Stadium in Northeast Washington.

Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area The local chapter of a national organization dedicated to Parkinson’s disease research, education and patient services. Annual Gala@ Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Northwest Washington.

Sunday April 21

Childhelp A nonprofit dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Eighth Annual Fashion Show and Brunch@ Bloomingdale’s in McLean.

Please send all charity events and corporate giving announcements to capbizgiving@washpost.com.

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