Charities

Educated Eats

Founded in 2004, Educated Eats (501(c)3) advocates for the value of employment through the restaurant and foodservice industry and is committed to creating the next generation of culinary professionals. Frans Hagen scholarships are designed to assist individuals who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to the restaurant industry. Scholarships are provided to both high school … read more

Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Seafood Nutrition Partnership is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to inspire a healthier America through partnerships that raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood.  We address the health risks associated with low seafood consumption through partners that provide health and nutrition guidance. Through our education efforts, we aim to: Build awareness about the … read more

Wish-A-Fish Foundation

About Us: The Wish-A-Fish Foundation hosts fishing events in Maryland and Virginia for special needs children and their families. Our first event was held in 2000 and included 23 families and 38 children (special needs children with serious or life-threatening illnesses, physical or developmental disabilities plus their brothers and sisters). We have grown over the … read more

National Kidney Foundation of Maryland

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.     NKF-MD was established in 1955 by Harriet G. Guild, M.D., a well-known Baltimore physician.  Originally known … read more

The Childrens Inn at NIH

The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health is a residential “place like home” for sick children and their families. Children come from across the country and around the world to stay together with their families in The Inn’s healing environment while receiving groundbreaking medical treatments at the NIH, the world’s leading biomedical research … read more

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank exists for a few very simple reasons: Food sustains life. It restores options. It provides hope.We are an emergency food assistance agency that serves more than 120,000 people each month, a near record in the Food Bank’s history. Last year, we distributed 18 million meals to hungry families across the Blue Ridge. … read more

Mammovan

The Mobile Mammography Program began in 1996 with a generous grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Its goal was to make early detection of breast cancer readily available to the women of the Washington metropolitan area. Dedicated to providing area women with education and support, this self-contained mobile unit travels to corporate and community sites … read more

Miriam’s Kitchen

Miriam’s Kitchen is committed to ending chronic homelessness in D.C. by creating meaningful connections with chronically homeless individuals, placing them in permanent supportive housing, and ensuring they have the necessary support to remain in housing. We advocate for permanent supportive housing as a long-term solution, while meeting short-term needs by providing healthy meals and high-quality … read more

MicroGreens

At MicroGreens our goal is to arm children and their families with the skills they need to shop for, prepare, and enjoy healthy foods within the confines of a government supplemented budget. Through partnerships with schools and like-minded non-profits, MicroGreens empowers children to feel comfortable making healthy choices in the kitchen, at home, and at … read more