in the news…

  • Summit planned to help D.C.’s disconnected youth
    “A summit aimed at bringing together agencies and nonprofits that help troubled young people in the District is in the works as part of new Mayor Adrian Fenty’s first 100 days plan.”
  • Wanted: Low-Income High Achievers (Profile)
    “The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation [WG Member] helps 4-year colleges recruit the brightest community-college students”
  • Breast cancer foundation marks anniversary with name change
    “The nonprofit is celebrating its 25th year with a new name — Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an edgy new advertising campaign that includes T-shirts reading: ‘If you’re going to stare at my breasts, you could at least donate a dollar to save them,’ sales of pink promise rings and a pledge to raise another $1 billion in the next 10 years.”