Nationals play ball with area nonprofits [News, 4/14]

For charity, nationals aim just over the fence (WaPo, 4/13) – Washington Nationals Dream Foundation raises funds for community, including the nonprofit Earth Conservation Corps.
Concessions Program Helps Put Young People Back in the Game (WaPo, 4/12) – A San Fran nonprofit is working with kids at Nationals Park – “The idea is to get them work and then higher education.”

Group formed to increase black nonprofit leaders (WBJ, 4/11) – “A year after leaving the top post at the region’s largest corporate giver [Freddie Mac Foundation] , Maxine Baker has been named the first president of a new networking organization aimed at filling top openings at area charities with black executives.”  

Event targets problems of female teens in the District (Examiner, 4/12) – more about Saturday’s forum for teen girls, sponsored by the D.C. Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation (WG member)

The Volunteer Farm raises produce in Shenandoah County for distribution to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. (WaPo, 4/13)
Area school lunch prices may rise next year (WaPo, 4/14)

Study: “Nearly one in three working families in the District is poor” (WaPo, 4/14)

@ WG:
– April 15: CYF: East of the River Task Force
– April 17: “Storytelling as Best Practice for Grantmakers”