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Hero Central Stories
Since moving to a fully-furnished apartment nearly two years ago, Wede Gbadyu has taken big steps to transition her family out of homelessness.
Higher Achievement challenges middle school students during a critical time for academic and social growth.
Community Bridges instills confidence in multicultural girls in Montgomery County Public Schools.
Joyce Madyun couldn't have imagined that a program she started in the basement of her home, 24 years ago, would grow to serve over 2,000 youngsters over the years.
Youngsters are getting the opportunity to tap into their imaginations during art camp.
In one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the District, there is an organization helping people meet their basic needs.
DC SCORES provides free enrichment programs for over 1,400 low-income youth in the District.
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