Washington Area Fuel Fund
Are you seeking an opportunity to help families in need during the cold winter months? If so, you can contribute to the Washington Area Fuel Fund which reaches out to families in need to help pay for the cost of warming households. Any donations are tax deductible.
What if you are a family in need of assistance? Well the attached flyer provides the details on how to request assistance. No one should go cold this winter if we all work together: WAFF
Montgomery Hospice End-of-Life Care
1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
Montgomery Hospice is a nonprofit that provides professional medical care for Montgomery County, MD residents who are living with a life-limiting illness. Montgomery Hospice is the largest hospice in the county and has been caring for patients and families for more than 30 years. Click here to learn more about Montgomery Hospice.
Guide Right Program
Guide Right program to develop leadership skills and improve the life outcomes of African American and Latino male youth. Presented by Mr. Henry Hailstock and the Gaithersburg-Rockville MD Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Here is the flyer for the program: Guide Right Flyer
NIH National Human Genome Research Institute
NIH is conducting a study of African-Americans (21-65 years of age) and cardiovascular disease due to risk factors, such as social, environmental, and genetics. The study will assess healthy volunteers and those with cardiovascular diseases.
For more information, please call:
Laurie-Ann Sayles, Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator
Office: (301)451-1905 Cell: (240)515-7484
Online, clinicaltrials.gov Refer to study: 14-HG-0048
Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES)
“Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Montgomery College and the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) have partnered to launch the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program to create a seamless educational pathway from high school to college completion. ACES will assist thousands of students from groups that are underrepresented in higher education – including African American, Hispanic, low income or first generation college students-to ultimately earn their baccalaureate degrees.” More information can be found here: Montgomery Collage ACES Program and Washington Post Article.
The Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention
A global mission community churches extending the Christian witness around the world. More information can be found here: http://www.lottcarey.org/.
The African American Lectionary
The African American Lectionary is a website containing free reading material. The link is here: http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/.
Caring Matters formerly Hospice Caring
CaringMatters (founded as Hospice Caring in 1989) serves children, adults and families facing life-threatening illness and experiencing the death of a loved one. CaringMatters also increases community awareness and advocacy about end-of-life concerns, advance care planning and grief. CaringMatters serves the culturally and economically diverse residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. More information can be found on their website: https://www.caringmatters.org/.
WorkSource Montgomery provides a number of career services to both individuals seeking employment as well as companies looking for qualified staff. This non-profit serves as a vital connection between businesses and potential employees. It also has a program for youth seeking job opportunities. More information can be found at their website: https://worksourcemontgomery.com.