Prom Clothing Drive

Categories: FMGW News, Fundraising
Did you know that the average family today spends around $1,500 on prom? From the outfit, shoes, hair and makeup to the limo, tickets and flowers…prom has become an expensive ordeal and is becoming increasingly more important to teens as a rite of passage into adulthood. Although this high price tag may seem like the …

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135 Years of Service – A look back at Family Matters’ History

Categories: FMGW News, Other
Family Matters is proud to be celebrating 135 years of service to the community’s most vulnerable citizens. Family Matters’ mission is to empower, enrich and elevate all ages at any stage of life. Family Matters was founded in 1882 by a small group of concerned men and women who wanted to address the growing issue …

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Proudly announcing Family Matters’ Regent Healthcare Acquisition

Categories: FMGW News
For more than 134 years, Family Matters of Greater Washington has served vulnerable children, families and seniors in the Washington, DC community through a broad and diverse array of support programs that meet their needs. Like any organization with that kind of history and legacy, we know we must grow and adapt to meet the …

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A New Chapter with Our Neighbors in the Americas

Categories: Child Welfare, FMGW News
“I strongly believe that the best way for America to support our values is through engagement. That’s why we’ve already taken steps to allow for greater travel, people-to-people and commercial ties between the United States and Cuba.  And we will continue to do so going forward.” President Barack Obama – July 1, 2015 Statement by …

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New Partnership with WJLA/NewsChannel 8 in Support of the “Send A Kid to Camp” campaign

Categories: Camp Moss Hollow, FMGW News
Family Matters of Greater Washington and WJLA (ABC News, Channel 7) and NewsChannel 8 are pleased to announce a media partnership in honor of the 50th anniversary of Camp Moss Hollow to support and promote the 2016 “Send A Kid to Camp” campaign. The partnership will include interviews and feature segments appearing on WJLA and …

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