Spring 2019 Site Visits Schedule

Join our Sharing Montgomery and Sharing Prince George’s Committees to visit high-impact nonprofits serving our region. Site visits offer a great opportunity for donors to learn about some of the most critical issues facing our communities and the organizations working to address them. Each visit typically lasts one hour, which includes time to talk with the organization’s leadership about the mission and goals, tour the facilities, observe a program in action, or talk directly with people whose lives have been touched by this work.   

To attend any of the site visits below, please contact rsvp@thecommunityfoundation.org. Directions and additional information about each visit will be sent to registered guests as the dates draw near. 

Wednesday, January 30

2:00 p.m., Montgomery County

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County serves low-income homeowners throughout Montgomery County by providing free critical home repairs, energy efficiency upgrades, and accessibility modifications.

Tuesday, February 5

11:00 a.m., Montgomery County

Nonprofit Village strengthens the reach and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by providing affordable office space, plus opportunities for collaboration and capacity-building. The benefits provided to tenant members help them reduce essential operating and administrative costs and allow them to focus more keenly on their missions.

Wednesday, February 6

12:00 p.m., Montgomery County

The Universities at Shady Grove’s CEO Program is designed to provide students the knowledge, skills and experience to be career-ready when they graduate college. The CEO program combines classroom studies and work skills development with career experiences, such as job shadowing and internships related to a student's prospective field of study, as they work towards a bachelor’s degree.

Thursday, February 7

10:00 a.m., Montgomery County

Nonprofit Montgomery strengthens nonprofits in Montgomery County, advocates for the sector, and catalyzes action to solve the community’s toughest challenges. Their Metrics and Outcomes for Responsible Evaluation (MORE) training introduces key concepts in program evaluation and leads nonprofits through the process of developing a logic model and evaluation plan.

Wednesday, February 12

3:30 p.m., Montgomery County

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington provides afterschool enrichment to help children build confidence, develop character, and acquire skills needed to become productive, civic-minded, responsible adults.

Wednesday, February 13

3:30 p.m., Montgomery County

Audubon Naturalist Society provides environmental education and conservation programs throughout the DC Metro Area. Its mission is to inspire residents of this region to appreciate, understand and protect the natural environment through outdoor experiences, education and advocacy.

5:00 p.m., Montgomery County

CHEER facilitates a community-driven process for identifying community vision and goals, and for gathering the information and resources needed to measure and fulfill them. Its food-is-medicine project promotes healthy living and positive health outcomes among Long Branch and Takoma Park residents who often lack access to adequate healthcare and nutritious food.

Thursday, February 14

12:30 p.m., Montgomery County

MentorPrize recruits mentors and places them with local mentoring programs that serve a wide range of constituents—from homeless kids to teenage parents to first generation college students to ensure they get the emotional, academic and/or professional support they need.

2:00 p.m., Montgomery County

YMCA Youth & Family Services provides mentoring, therapy, and case management programs geared to help children and adolescents, as well as their families, who are struggling with trauma, poverty, and food insecurity.

Tuesday, February 19

11:30 a.m., Prince George’s County

Nick’s Place is a one-of-a-kind, affordable, structured, and supervised recovery home for young men aged 20-26. Nick’s Place focuses on creating a healthy lifestyle by addressing relapse prevention through mental, physical, and spiritual education, as well as participation in a 12-step program and offering in-house programs such as life skills, budgeting, financial management, and workforce development.

Thursday, February 21

10:00 a.m., Montgomery County

CASA works to improve the quality of life in immigrant communities through job placement, vocational training, instruction in English for Speakers of Other Languages, citizenship assistance, access to services and by leading grassroots community organizing efforts.

1:00 p.m., Montgomery County

Mobile Medical Care, Inc. provides primary and preventative healthcare to low-income Montgomery County residents who face the greatest barriers to care. MobileMed has nine primary care clinics, including three mobile van sites and clinics in two homeless shelters, located throughout Montgomery County in areas of unmet need.

Wednesday, February 27

3:30 p.m., Montgomery County

Gandhi Brigade provides training for young people to gain digital media skills while also becoming leaders for positive change in their communities. Participants use multimedia as tools to promote community building, multicultural understanding and the common good.

Thursday, February 28

7:30 p.m., Montgomery County

Rainbow Place Shelter for Homeless Women provides emergency overnight shelter in the winter months. Rainbow Place has evolved to provide all of the supports that are needed to enable women experiencing homelessness to transition to more stable living situations and self-sufficiency.

Tuesday, March 5

1:00 p.m., Prince George’s County

Maryland Community Connection establishes, operates, and maintains services in the community for individuals with developmental disabilities. Through trained, qualified, and compensated staff, Maryland Community Connection assists each person to achieve a greater degree of social and economic independence and reduces the need for subsidized lifestyles.

Wednesday, March 6

11:30 a.m., Northern Virginia

La Cocina creates opportunities for social and economic change through feeding, educating, and empowering the minds of the community. La Cocina believes by using the power of food, they can generate opportunities for social and economic change. The address and solve issue such as unemployment, obesity, diabetes, and food waste in sustainable ways to help disadvantaged members of minority groups.