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We had another opportunity to Pay It Forward with FOX5 during Senior Week. This time with the Senior Line Dancing at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center. In appreciation for all they do and have done for their community, we surprised the Senior Line Dancing group members with care packages.
We partnered with FOX5 to Pay it Forward by helping support Upcounty Hub, a non-profit that has weekly drive-through food distributions and direct check-ins with those they serve. The Hub also delivers safely to the homes of those battling COVID, the elderly, the disabled, or families without transportation. We love what they are doing so we had a special surprise.
In partnership with FOX5 we teamed up to Pay It Forward to a youth empowerment group Bold, Brilliant, Beautiful in their pursuit to empower young women by preparing for college, gaining more financial literacy, and helping with body acceptance
Easterns Automotive Group saw Sarah's Circle story as part of 7News On Your Side's #HelpingHands initiative last year, and they were moved by the organization's mission.
We partnered with ABC7's #HelpingHands to surprise Alyssa Gialamas, a Paralympian who has started the nonprofit, "AMG Fitness," which stands for "Adapt, Move and Gain," focused on helping those with disabilities with various workout programs.
As part of ABC7's Helping Hands Initiative, we supported Mended Little Hearts, a volunteer-led non-profit that helps families with children with congenital heart disease (CHD). When families face the challenges of the disease, the organization provides "Bravery Bags," food when they're in the hospital, and offers an overall network of support.
Curtis Pride took over Gallaudet University's vacant head baseball coaching job to help deaf and hard of hearing athletes pursue their dreams. We are honored that we could help Pride build a winning program.
We partnered with ABC7 in Helping Hands to help Little Lights. A non-profit who works closely with underserved children in DC by helping them read and with homework and to helping their families with other needs. Link to their website that explains all their wonderful efforts, littlelights.org
The Old Soldier's Home Foundation's mission is to create a more vibrant community for the Armed forces Retirement Home residents right here in the nation's capital. We had a special surprise for them on this segment of Road to a Better community with WUSA 9.
We partnered with ABC7 for our Helping Hands initiative to donate $2,000 dollars worth of socks to the Prince George's County Police Department's Annual Sock Drive.