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03-03-21

Road To A Better Community – Just 1 Inc

On this segment of Road to a Better community we surprised Connie Denton, the founder of Just 1 Inc, with $2,000 to help them continue to deliver groceries and clothes to those in need!

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02-23-21

The Give: Make-A-Wish

As a part of "The Give" campaign, Easterns Automotive Group has been working with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic to help make every child's wish come true.

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02-14-21

Helping Hands – Frontline Healthcare Workers at Inova Fairfax

During this Helping Hands segment partnered with ABC 7, we surprised healthcare workers at Inova Fairfax with lunch!

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02-08-21

Road to A Better Community – Cool and Dope

Cavanaugh Bell is an eight-year-old boy from Gaithersburg, MD, who decided to turn his pain from being bullied into a mission to help others. 

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02-04-21

Pay It Forward – Frontline Workers at White Oak Medical Center

So many men and women have put themselves in harm's way to work the frontline. They have spent the past year dedicated to helping those who have contracted COVID-19 while trying to remain safe themselves.  From the Fox 5 team, Erin Como visited the White Oak Medical Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, to speak with those saving lives on the frontline.

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02-01-21

Helping Hands – Tawana Baylor

Southwest DC is an area that has been hit hard by the pandemic. In a ward full of residents facing food insecurity, people in the community have stepped up to make sure their neighbors do not go without, like Tawana Baylor. Ms. Tawana works as a violence interrupter in her neighborhood, but she is so much more to the children in her community. Many even said they see her as a second mother.

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01-27-21

Pay It Forward – Helping Neighbors in Need

COVID-19 has turned everyone's lives upside down, and, amazingly, there are so many people doing extraordinary things to help others during these trying times. A new mom in Maryland named Caroline Dennin wanted to find a way to impact those less fortunate and thought an app connecting neighbors was the perfect way to reach out. 

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01-24-21

Helping Hands – “Feast of Sharing: Reimagined”

During the pandemic, the holiday season was unbearable for some. Individuals were separated from their families, and others still without employment. Helping Hands, partnering Easterns Automotive Group with ABC 7, worked tirelessly during the holiday season to support those making tremendous efforts in the community.

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01-21-21

Helping Hands – Tummy Yumyum

COVID-19 has left some individuals in unfortunate circumstances. Some are still without jobs and the support they had before. However, it is incredible to see people in our community pull together to help one another during this time, like Sharita Rouse, the owner of gourmet candy apple store Tummy Yumyum in Manassas, VA. 

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01-19-21

Pay It Forward – Ana Romero

Ana Romero doesn't want anyone to experience what she went through during the pandemic and uses what she learned from her experience to help others. She now uses what she learned to help her community. Ana's actions inspired us on our Pay It Forward with Fox 5 DC that we had to surprise her with something special. 

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01-14-21

Helping Hands – Surprise Food Pantry

Once the pandemic brought the world to a complete stop, it ended jobs for many across the globe. Tri Trinh’s photo booth business took a big hit once there was a halt to events. He lost his source of income and gained lots of free time during the pandemic. With more time on his hands, he wanted to find ways to give back to the community with very little money. 

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01-11-21

Get Up Give Back – DC Safe

With everyone confined to their homes since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in domestic violence cases across the U.S. This is where nonprofits, like DC Safe, step up to create a safe space and help survivors during a crisis.

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01-07-21

Get Up Give Back – United Soldiers and Sailors of America

The sacrifice that veterans make everyday for our country deserves more than a thank you, and a nonprofit whose mission is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for veterans in need is United Soldiers and Sailors of America.

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01-09-20

Pay It Forward – Project Opportunity

Pay It Forward partners Fox 5 DC and Easterns Automotive Group team up to donate to Project Opportunity's teen diaper drive in Fairfax County, VA.

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01-03-20

Pay It Forward – Project Linus

Pay It Forward partners Fox 5 DC and Easterns Automotive Group team up to donate materials for Project Linus to continue making blankets for sick and traumatized children in Montgomery County, MD.

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12-13-19

Easterns joins NBC Sports Washington in surprising coach Chris Samuels of Northwest High School

NBC Sports Washington recently shadowed Chris Samuels who is now the offensive coordinator for the Northwest High School football team.  Many may know Samuels from his time playing in the NFL for the Washington Redskins from 2000-2009.

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