Courtesy of @BROCCOLICITY via Instagram
Courtesy of @BROCCOLICITY via Instagram

We went to Instagram to see what our followers thought were their favorite nonprofit organizations in the DMV. Here’s what we got!

@BECKYSFUND: our mission is to end and prevent domestic violence.

@BEGREATDC: highlights, supports, and curates philanthropic and service-oriented events catered to assist various nonprofits in Washington, D.C.

@BEPOLISHEDDC: a community-based organization empowering girls reared in single-parent households in the D.C. metropolitan region.

@BLACKMILLENNIALS4FLINT: a grass-roots, environmental justice and civil rights organization with the purpose of bringing like-minded organizations together to collectively take action and advocate against the crisis of lead exposure specifically in African American & Latino communities throughout the nation.

@BLACKSWANACADEMY: creating a pipeline of black youth civic leaders.

@BROCCOLICITY: building thriving urban communities that sustain future generations by mobilizing and educating urban millennials through social impact campaigns and major events. Through our programs we are creating higher standards of sustainable living, environmental sustainability, and community engagement.

@CHACC_DC: an organization with a mission to expose, inspire and educate both youth and adults to the rich arts + cultural opportunities, specifically in wards 7 & 8, from a historical and modern day prospective.

@DOLDC: farm to kitchen table food hub for Wards 7, 8 and beyond.

@FBREXTEENS: quality youth development programming to children living in Ward 8.

@GOODPROJECTSDC: increase the quality of life in our community. We provide workforce development training, mentorship, tutoring, social entrepreneurship training, athletic development, social-emotional development, experience in nature, college prep, and the basic needs for families including food and access to government services.

@HILLCRESTDMV: Hillcrest Center is a behavioral health and social services agency providing services for youth for over 203 years.

@INVESTED4LIFE: provides assistance to at-risk youth and persons living in low income communities, in the form of tutoring, mentoring and community service activities.

@MULTITASKINGHEARTS: to help empower while providing needs, and support to children being raised by single parents. To enrich our community by bringing together a more stable outlook on our children’s futures and family values.

@PROJECTHERA: D.C.-based nonprofit supporting women of all ages in music.

@REALTALKDC_: connects you to free health resources and offers a safe space for you to express yourself. REALTalk DC provides inclusive sexual health education for young people ages 13-24 through presentations in schools and programing at the REALTalk DC Peer Education Center.

@RUNHOPEWORK: provide a pathway out of financial poverty and reduce post-traumatic stress in high-risk youth populations. The intervention was designed to holistically reduce the number of unemployed young adult DC residents by providing employable skills training and certification.

@STARTINGWITHTODAY: to create, sustain, and enhance professional, mental, and financial wellness by providing customized training and resources to underserved adults.

@THE_NATION_OF_MELANIN: a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit committed to serving communities of the darker melanated hue.

@THISCOULDGOBOOM: nonprofit DIY label with a mission to curate, create, publish, promote and distribute the musical works of under-represented, gender diverse people.

@THEMUSICIANSHIP: uses music to alter the life trajectory of youth, thereby creating a more vibrant, educated, empowered, and well-intentioned world. We facilitate music lessons, experiences and opportunities.

@THURSDAYNETWORK: a forum for young professionals, ages 21 – 40, to assist the Greater Washington Urban League in achieving its goals and to focus their energies on community service and foster personal and professional development, social consciousness, civic engagement and economic empowerment.

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