Charity Meets: Dr. Loveen Bains

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Dr. Bains (Photo Credit: Dr. Loveen Bains)

We had the pleasure of meeting Local Leader, Dr. Loveen Bains to discuss her story, her passions, and her commitment to giving back in the most meaningful ways.

Occupation: Senior Manager at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and Governance Chair, Board of Directors for […]

Meet Our Team: Elizabeth Kane, DC Editor

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Elizabeth Kane at Doi Moi Review (Photo Credit: Elizabeth Kane)


Name: Elizabeth Kane

Occupation: Founder, CharityChicks US and Marketing Director, BJ Kane & Co., P.C.

Education: BBA, The George Washington University; MFA Candidate at The George Washington University, Interior Architecture and Design


Twitter Handle: @EKaneDC; @CharityChicksUS

Facebook: Charity Chicks

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Charity Meets: Anne Mahlum, Founder Of Back On My Feet

Anne Mahlum Helps Those Experiencing Homelessness Get Back on Their Feet

Anne Mahlum at a Back on My Feet running event in 2012 (Photo Credit: Steve Boyle)

Anne Mahlum is the owner and chief motivational officer at [solidcore] and founder and former CEO of Back on My Feet, a national organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness. BoMF’s goal is not to […]

Charity Meets: Whitney Hansen

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Whitney Hansen (Photo Credit: Whitney Hansen)

Charity Meets: Whitney Hansen

Occupation: Associate Designer, Camille Saum Interior Design

Pinterest page: Whitney Hansen

Motto: “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

What are three words that best describe you? Creative, Thoughtful, Driven

How do you […]

Charity Meets: Andrea Powell, Founder Of FAIR Girls

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Andrea Powell (holding dog) with FAIR Girls board members (from left) Christine Terrell, Christine Sager, and Alexandra Senyi de Nagy Unyom, along with FAIR Girls’ service dog, Jewel. The women celebrated at the Hilton Rooftop Cocktail Hour in September 2013.

In 2003, Andrea Powell co-founded FAIR Girls, an organization that prevents the exploitation […]

Charity Meets: Rebecca Thorsen

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Rebecca Thorsen (Photo Credit: Rebecca)

Charity Meets: Rebecca Thorsen

Occupation: Business Development, Thorsen Construction

Twitter Handle: @beccathorsen

Instagram: @beccathorsen


Motto: You have been treated generously, so live generously.

What are three words that best describe you? Aesthete, wit, bon vivant.

How do you describe Thorsen Construction? Thorsen Construction is a […]

Charity Meets: Julie Schlosser, Co-Founder Of Altruette

Co-Founders of Altruette, Julie Schlosser & Lee Clifford (Photo Credit: Altruette)

Co-Founders of Altruette, Julie Schlosser & Lee Clifford (Photo Credit: Altruette)

In a world where there are endless possibilities, there are those that dream, and there are those that take the risk to make that dream come true. Julie Schlosser is a true role model for female entrepreneurs and philanthropists all over the […]

Terry Algire: Leading Through Literacy

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Terry Algire (Photo Credit: Washington Literacy Center)

Sometimes it is easy to honor a cause or philanthropic mission, but we forget to honor the people that work diligently everyday to bring that mission to fruition. Last week I had the opportunity to meet local leader, Terry Algire for grapefruit and tea at the […]

Recap: American Red Cross Salute To Service Gala In DC

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The night of May 4, 2013, military, government and other local leaders dressed in black tie and military formal gathered at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington DC to honor soldiers and citizens who have demonstrated extraordinary services to the United States and our local community.

General Ray and Linda Odierno (Photo credit: […]

Meet National Public Radio Personalities At Their Holiday Sale-a-bration

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National Public Radio throws open its doors to the shopping public for the first time. The first-ever warehouse sale will feature t-shirts, hats, CDs, books, radios, and other exclusive NPR merchandise deeply discounted – some as much as 70 percent off – along with many of the most popular items from […]

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