Horizons Greater Washington (www.horizonsgreaterwashington.org) provides academic and recreational programs designed to empower students to realize their full potential. Through year-round programs (meeting on Saturdays and in summer), Horizons seeks to prevent learning loss for the 330-plus kids it serves. Activities are geared to help kids strengthen problem-solving skills, foster awareness of community responsibility, instill respect for themselves and others, and encourage a lifelong interest in learning.

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

• $250 provides a classroom with supplies and healthy snacks.

• $1,000 covers all classroom supplies for one summer program.

• $10,000 hires two additional teachers.

 Volunteer opportunities:

• Weekly: Volunteer at the Saturday Program to assist teachers and support students.

• Internships

 

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