Category Archives: Updates

Announcing the Many Hands 2018 Grantees!

At the May 17 finale to the Many Hands 2017-2018 grantmaking cycle, we heard inspiring presentations from our four finalist organizations: Communities in Schools of the Nation's Capital, The Grassroot Project, Friends of Guest House, and Community Family Life Services. We are excited to announce thatĀ Friends of Guest House was chosen to receive the $100,000…
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Book Discussion Highlights Lasting Effects of Childhood Adversity, Educates Members About Needs of Washington, DC Community

Many Hands hosted a Membership event on April 19 at long-time donor, Molly Peter's home featuring a discussion of the recently published book, The Deepest Well, by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris. Our special guest was Judith Sandalow, Executive Director of D.C.'s Children Law Center, and the discussion was led by Jill Rosenbaum Meyer, Many Hands…
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Fall Educational Forum Highlights DC Workforce Barriers

At the Many Hands November Educational Forum on Job Readiness, moderated by founding board member Leslie Lawley, three knowledgeable leaders in the field broke down some of the complexities of helping people enter the labor force and provided invaluable insight for about 40 Many Hands members in attendance.

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Many Hands Announces Launch of Young Members Program

Many Hands is pleased to launch a Young Members Program as of October 2017. This option is available to women aged 25-34 and offers full membership benefits and voting privileges at a discounted annual donation amount of $500. Women in the stated age range may take advantage of this program a maximum of three times,…
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