D.C. area charity events for the week of Nov. 12

Monday Nov. 12

Benevole An organization that seeks to help bridge the gap between beneficiaries and benefactors, by supporting and advocating for onprofits. Be a Hero event@ Heroes Place in Northeast Washington.

The Theatre Lab A theatre training center. Cabaret Benefit Dinner and Auction@ Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Northwest Washington.

Freshfarm Markets A network of farmers markets in the Chesapeake region. 2012 Freshfarm Markets Farmland Feast@ Ritz-Carlton in Northwest Washington.

Tuesday Nov. 13

New Endeavors by Women An organization that provides services to end the cycle of homelessness. 2012 New Endeavors by Women Annual Benefit@ FMC Washington in Northwest Washington.

International Center for Journalists Promotes free, independent press around the world. 2012 ICFJ Awards Dinner@ Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Northwest Washington.

Mosaic District A retail development in Fairfax. Mosaic Fashion Night to benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation@ Mosaic District in Fairfax.

Wednesday Nov. 14

Bloomingdale’s. “I Heart Fashion” Event to support American Heart Association@ Bloomingdale’s in Chevy Chase, Md.

Haiti Godparent Sponsorship Program An organization that provides financial support for Haitian childrens’ education, health and economic projects, as well as community development needs. Charity Happy Hour and Wine Tasting@ Mad Rose Tavern in Arlington.

Life Pieces To Masterpieces An organization that provides African American males, living in low-income and public housing with opportunities to discover their ability to change challenges into possibilities. Color of Innovation Breakfast@ Willard InterContinental in Northwest Washington.

Thursday Nov. 15

Mentoring to Manhood An organization that offers personal and academic support to African-American middle and high school boys in the county. Men Who Make the Difference Celebration@ Camelot by Martin’s in Upper Marlboro, Md.

Men Against Breast Cancer A nonprofit to help men support their female loved ones suffering through breast cancer. Sip With Socialites@ Opera Ultra Lounge in Northwest Washington.

Friday Nov. 16

People-4-People An employment assistance program. Job Clubs Symposium@ Montgomery County Council Office Building in Rockville.

Children’s Defense Fund A nonprofit child advocacy organization. Beat the Odds Awards Ceremony and Reception@ Carnegie Institution for Science in Northwest Washington.

Saturday Nov. 17

Capital City Ball Inc. A group that raises money and awareness for charitable causes. 2012 Capital City Ball to support Courtney’s House, Global Centurion and Urban Light@ The Washington Club in Northwest Washington.

Starlight Children’s Foundation An organization that provides entertainment, education and family activities for seriously ill children.1 3th Annual Taste of the Stars Gala@ Four Seasons Hotel in Northwest Washington.

National Kidney Foundation An organization that provides patient services, education, research and promotes organ donation. The Kidney Ball@ Omni Shoreham Hotel in Northwest Washington.

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

 
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