The Washington Post Helping Hand announced it has successfully raised over $250,000 in the 2018-2019 season bringing the total funds raised to $1.14 million since the charitable giving initiative began in 2014.
  • Jan 15, 2019
2017-2019 Washington Post Helping Hand Beneficiaries
Family development center for homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers and their families.
Empowers homeless and low-income women in D.C. through services, housing and advocacy.
Alleviates homelessness and poverty for D.C. residents and families through housing, training and more.
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.
  • Jun 22, 2017
Bright Beginnings, N Street Village and So Others Might Eat will be featured in “John Kelly’s Washington” each winter.
  • Sep 25, 2017
The application period is currently closed.
  • Jun 22, 2017
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At the Southeast Washington preschool, the goal is to create healthy children.
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“I never even knew a place like that existed,” says a client of N Street Village.
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The Helping Hand partner has several programs to help D.C.’s elderly residents.
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“We tell our teachers, ‘Get to know your parents, just like you get to know your kids.’ ”
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The Helping Hand partner helps homeless women track down benefits and train for jobs.
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The decision that faced one client: a subway train to take her life or a bus to save it.
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Sometimes, the two-generation approach involves a third generation, too.
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Hotels and restaurants have fresh flowers. Why shouldn’t you see them here?
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“We all took an oath to protect the United States,” Matilda Carroll said. Now you can help her.
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It’s time to give to N Street Village, Bright Beginnings and So Others Might Eat.
More about Helping Hand

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.

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