Thank you, Washington Post readers

  • Thank you, Washington Post readers

    Thank you, Washington Post readers

    A rousing finish put the newspaper’s Helping Hand over the top, helping homeless families in the D.C. area.

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  • Coming together to fight homelessness

    Coming together to fight homelessness

    The clock is ticking down on The Post’s Helping Hand fund drive. We need just a few dollars more.

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  • From drug addiction to the driver’s seat

    From drug addiction to the driver’s seat

    With the help of Homestretch, a onetime drug-addicted mother is driven to succeed.

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Donate to Helping Hand Beneficiaries

The Washington Post Helping Hand seeks to facilitate significant financial donations directly to human service nonprofit organizations in the Washington, D.C. metro area through high-impact, in-depth narratives about those in need and the programs that assist them.

 

The Washington Post Helping Hand

The Washington Post has launched Helping Hand, a new nonprofit giving initiative. Helping Hand seeks to facilitate significant financial donations directly to human service nonprofit organizations in the Washington, D.C. metro area through high-impact, in-depth narratives about those in need and the programs that assist them.

Charitable Giving Archive

The Washington Post Helping Hand announces its inaugural beneficiaries

The Washington Post Helping Hand announces its inaugural beneficiaries

For three years starting winter of 2014, Helping Hand and The Post’s John Kelly will bring attention to three nonprofits supporting those suffering from hunger, homelessness and poverty in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

How to Apply

The application period is currently closed.

The Washington Post to launch new giving initiative

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Later this summer, The Washington Post will launch a new giving initiative called The Washington Post Helping Hand.

Learning academy gets students in class on Saturdays

George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy receives $25,000 Washington Post Charities Grant

Reading Partners helps D.C. students read at grade level

Reading Partners pairs below-grade-level readers in D.C. schools with tutors twice a week.

Nonprofit helps disadvantaged teens succeed in school

Ninety-nine percent of graduates from Capital Partners for Education finish school and enroll in college.

Everybody Wins! DC pairs students, reading mentors

Everybody Wins! DC works with 4,500 elementary school students at 37 low-income schools in D.C.

Mentors, Inc. guides D.C. students to graduation

A longtime high school mentoring program turns to eighth grade to help get more students to the stage.

Horton’s Kids pairs adult tutors with Ward 8 children

Horton’s Kids, founded in 1989 by a former Capitol Hill staffer, recently received a $30,000 grant.

Six Local Nonprofits Receive Funding Through The Washington Post Charities

Organizations are focused on improving education for Washington, D.C.-area’s underserved youth.

Through The Washington Post Charities: $155,000 in Grants Awarded to Six Local Nonprofits

The grant recipients include Beacon House Community Ministry, Educacion Para Nuestro Futuro, Everybody Wins! D.C., The George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy, Inc., Higher Achievement D.C. Metro and Reading Partners.

$90K in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits Through Washington Post Charities

$90K in Grants Awarded to Nonprofits Through Washington Post Charities

The Washington Post and the McCormick Foundation awarded the first set of grants through The Washington Post Charities to four local nonprofits that focus on increasing educational opportunities for at-risk youth in the region.