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