There are tons of different charity organizations in and around the DC area. There are specifically many organizations that give back to the local community. Below are just four of the top charity organizations in the DC area that help give back to the local community.
1. IRUSA: IRUSA is a large community of individuals who have been working for nearly 25 years to offer individuals all over the world a better, safer place to live regardless of gender, race, or religion. They specifically help down and impoverished areas. One of the biggest ways they have given back to the community is through the Flint Water Crisis. The Flint Water Crisis is an ongoing toxic water crisis taking place in areas of Michigan. Irusa worked closely with many local charities in Michigan to distribute more than 300,000 bottles of clean drinking water to residents all over the area. IRUSA has also created a team that will deliver more than 135,000 gallons of clean water to the residents in the Flint, Michigan public housing complexes. This is just one of the many ways IRUSA has given back to their local community.
2. CityDance Ensemble: City Dance Ensemble is a dance school and studio that is trying to change the world one child at a time. They are a great organization that offers a lot back to their community. They deliver free professional high-quality dance education to thousands of young children from low-income families. Their mission is to give back to the young community so they in turn can grow up and give back to the world as well.
3. D.C. Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative: D.C. Arts and Humanities education collaborative works together to offer students especially low-income students access to different parts of the arts world. They offer a large variety of education workshops for teachers as well as students to help get kids interested in different arts and humanities. Last year the D.C. Arts and Humanities education collaborative reached over 20,000 students to offer free in school performances and workshops that will help to build their cultural awareness. Not only do the D.C. Arts and Humanities education collaborative work to offer educational programs but they also work to get kids excited and interested in learning.
4. City Dogs Rescue: City dogs rescue is a great organization that works very closely with high kill animal shelters. Not only do they work to get stray dogs off of the streets but they also work to get those dogs adopted and into a loving home. They often rely on their community to help get dogs adopted as well as trained. Thanks to their large community they can often offer medical care as well as vaccinations and neutering for at-risk and stray animals. They are constantly thinking of new and improved ways to give back to the community.