Giving to those in need.

The Charities

The American Experience Foundation (AEF) enriches the lives of low-income students through inspirational travel experiences and educational opportunities to cultivate the next generation of hospitality industry professionals. AEF is the 501(c)(3) charity affiliated with Destination DC.

Becky’s Fund strives to address domestic violence in all sectors of our community, establish prevention-based educational programs to counter domestic violence and collaborate with others in the community to find ways to change the behavior and thinking behind issues that cause and perpetuate domestic violence.

The DC Collaborative, in partnership with our members, advances access to learning opportunities in the arts and humanities for all DC public and public charter school students.

Washington Youth Garden uses the garden cycle as a tool to enrich science learning, inspire environmental stewardship and cultivate healthy food choices in youth and families. Washington Youth Garden is a program under the 501c3 Friends of the National Arboretum with support from the U.S. National Arboretum.

Horton’s Kids’ mission is to empower at-risk children and prepare them for successful and healthy lives through educational opportunities and comprehensive programs tailored to their needs. We provide a holistic, research-based continuum of academic, enrichment, and basic needs supports designed to empower children to succeed.

For over 37 years, Martha’s Table has worked to support stronger children, stronger families, and stronger communities by increasing access to quality education programs, healthy food, and family supports. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity for their brightest future and a deeply engaged family and community committed to their success.