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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Send A Kid To Camp

Categories: Camp Moss Hollow, Child Welfare, Fundraising
The arrival of summer is usually eagerly anticipated by students of all ages, but for some children that means the loss of the only stable thing in their lives. For these youth, summer equates to weeks of boredom, inactivity, negative influences and even the absence of reliable, healthy meals. One way that Family Matters seeks …

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Looking Ahead

Categories: Child Welfare, Fundraising

What an amazing year it has been here at Family Matters of Greater Washington! Someone once said that whatever we gain increases in value, when we share it with others. As I reflect on the difference the financial support of our loyal donors has made to our organization, I know that to be true. Simply …

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A Season of Thanks and Remembrance

Categories: Fundraising, Holidays
Tis’ the season! The Holidays are upon us once again and Thanksgiving is a perfect kick-off to the Season.  It is a wonderful holiday to reflect and give thanks for all we have been given and all those who have touched our lives. So as we close out November, we are reminded of the many …

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