Posts Tagged ‘nonprofit’

‘Jumpstart’ education for children in need

To help children from low-income families that are at greater risk of school failure, Ladies DC is partnering with D.A.R. for Jumpstart For a Day (JFAD). JFAD is a preschool enrichment program aiding low-income children.  Volunteer for 2 hours in classrooms to work with students in honing their learning and developmental skills on Friday, August 19th 9 AM – 11:30 AM at Rosemount Center (2000 Rosemount Ave. NW)

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Local charity calling on public for new name

Arlington Learning In Retirement Institute (ALRI) is looking for a new name- and you could be the person to name it!

ALRI is a DC nonprofit organization that’s been educating ‘the over 50 crowd’, offering 30 courses for those eager to learn. Now, with nearly 10 years under their belt, ALRI  is rebranding and on the market for a new name- something that is a strong representation of who they are and showcases their features.


From now until July 15 mid-night, Sisarina is hosting a naming contest with tons of great prizes for the top 3 names. The Grand Prize includes a full-color Nook and wining and dining for 4 at Willow restaurant in Arlington.

SUBMIT: Your name for ALRI

For those on twitter, every tweet about the #getbranded contest (with the hashtag), your name gets entered into a random drawing for a $100 Amazon giftcard!

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