Volunteer Capitol Hill Features Over 35 Organizations in Need of Assistance

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From an email:

“Hill Center is proud to announce the second annual Volunteer Capitol Hill, a volunteer fair featuring over 35 non-profit organizations, on May 10 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Volunteer Capitol Hill will take place at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave, SE.

Volunteer Capitol Hill showcases the diverse range of community building activities being undertaken by nonprofit groups all over Capitol Hill and the greater DC area. Whether individuals are looking to make a difference in the community, develop new job skills, make new friends, or spend time together as a family, there is an opportunity for everyone.

With organizations spanning from youth development to dog rescue to food pantries and everything in between, volunteers will find something that fits their interests, availability, and skill sets. Participating organizations include:

A Wider Circle

Anacostia Watershed Society

Atlas Performing Arts Center

Barracks Row Main Street

BEST Kids Mentoring Program

Brethren Nutrition Program

Byte Back

Capitol Hill Community Foundation

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Capitol Hill Restoration Society

Capitol Hill Village

Care Company

Community Connections

DC Central Kitchen

DC Department of Parks & Recreation

DC Diaper Bank

DC Public Library

Father McKenna Center

First Book – DC

Free Minds Book Club


Girls on the Run – DC

Global Language Network

Higher Achievement

Hill Center

Homeless Children’s Playtime Project

Legal Council for the Elderly/DC Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Little Lights Urban Ministries

Mayor’s Office of the Clean City

Momentum Dance Theatre

Rural Dog Rescue

Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Seabury Resources for Aging

Serve DC

Trees for Capitol Hill

We Are Family DC

Along with the opportunity to meet representatives of individual organizations, Capitol Hill’s own Blue Panamuse, featuring a washtub base, guitar, and harmonica, will provide music. Light refreshments will be available. Red Hook Lobster Pound and Curbside Cupcake food trucks will be at Hill Center selling food as well.”