Ward 8 Non-Profit Collaboration for Covid-19 Relief
Your support allows Thrive East of The River partnership to help historically marginalized families living in Washington, DC’s Ward 8 weather the immediate dangers of the COVID-19 crisis while strengthening their foundation for a more resilient future. We would like to thank the Urban Institute and LISC DC for being research and support partners in this effort.
Your tax-deductible donation will support our efforts to:
- Alleviate crisis by providing up to 500 families in Ward 8 with five months of financial support, healthy food and dry goods (e.g. cleaning supplies, detergent, toiletries, etc.)
- Stabilize families, connecting them to the full range of supportive resources for which they are eligible, including tax credits, unemployment insurance, and health and safety net programs
- Foster mobility and assist families in securing a more resilient future through coordinated wrap-around services and connections to jobs
Our success in creating a more equitable Washington, DC would not be possible without you. Thank you for making this happen. Thank you for giving today.
I feel very grateful and blessed to have found such an organization that cares about their community in such a great way.. I thank you all for being Heroes right now during this COVID-19 pandemic. You all are making the community much better every day.
– Ward 8 Parent, Recipient of the Thrive East of The River Immediate Relief Service, May 2020
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