August 2020 Partner Highlights

A Night on the Farm is Common Good City Farm’s signature fundraising event of the year and proceeds from the event series will fund the organization’s food distribution efforts as well as other educational programming. This year, choose from a variety of menu options from different restaurants to bring the A Night on the Farm vibe to your home! For each meal, you can choose to pick up your meal from the restaurant or you can choose to have the meal delivered by DC To-GoGo. Learn more and register here.

The DC Youth Orchestra Program (DCYOP) kicked off the 2020-2021 school year with a fall trimester of virtual learning. Alongside the full curriculum of group lessons and ensembles rehearsals, DCYOP is offering auxiliary classes including Introduction to Music Theory, Composition, and Conducting. In addition to the Tuition Assistance program, DCYOP has also created a COVID Assistance Fund to help families in need. DCYOP is prepared to transition to hybrid or in-person learning for the winter and spring trimesters if DC guidelines allow! Visit to learn more about registering

First Generation College Bound (FGCB) is making major progress in the Ready for Work partnership program. A focus on Human Resources has led to the creation of the first College Success Coaching Team. This team is trained to provide advice, encouragement, and support to low income students to attend college and graduate with little to no debt. This is a major milestone for the organization as they work to ensure academic success for their students.

Greater DC Diaper Bank is celebrating their 10th birthday next month. In 2020 alone, Greater DC Diaper Bank gave out their 12 millionth diaper and served over 25,000 families! To celebrate, they are hosting the inaugural Give A Little, Change A Lot! Virtual 5K. You can run, walk, dance, hula-hoop, or go 5K however you’d like! 100% of your registration fee will go towards providing the basic needs for babies and families in the Washington, DC area. Learn more and register here.

As part of its initiative to launch a responsive digital curriculum, Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) presents a series of online programs and courses for youth and adults starting September 28! Registration is now live for the Digital Playwriting Program, an after-school program for students, grades 3-12, and The Playwrights’ Lab, a series of beginning and intermediate playwriting courses for adult writers, ages 18 and above. Students can enroll for both programs at