Make a difference in the lives of children and youth across DC!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1023 31st St. NWwashington, DC 20007


We are the DC affiliate of a national organization whose mission is to surround students with a caring network of support so that they are empowered to stay in school and acheive in life. We partner with 7 schools across the metro area: Cardozo Education Campus, Hart Middle, Johnson Middle School, Stuart Hobson Middle, Moten Elementary, Martin Luther King Elementary and JO Wilson Elementary.

We have various opportunities for you to be a part of the work that we do. If interested in volunteering, please please fill out our volunteer application ( and someone will follow up with you promptly with a full list of volunteer opportunities and next steps.

Some of the current volunteer opportunities include:

  • Help run a food market for children and families in need
  • Join a group of others to help care for a school's community Garden
  • Hold a holiday food and/or toy drive for the upcoming holiday season
  • Participate in Report Card Conferences (held quartlerly) by sitting down with individual students to discuss their grades and attendance
  • Tutor/be a homework helper for a child in need of academic support
  • ...and there's much more that happens over the course of the school year.

Join us and other volunteers in impacting the children and youth of DC!


  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • STEM
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies depending on volunteer role
  • TB Test, Finger prints

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