Reach, Inc., the 2016 recipient of the Many Hands $100,000 grant, was profiled in a recent NPR story featuring Mikala Tardy, a senior at Eastern High School who has been tutoring younger students through Reach since her freshman year.
Anytime Seymour witnessed the dilemmas that pulled other families apart, he vowed that it wouldn’t happen to his family. “Then when it did, it was like the floor completely dropped out from under me,” he said. Seymour lost his job, then his house, and then, worst of all, his son. Homestretch, a Falls Church, Va., charity that is a partner with The Washington Post Helping Hand, helped him pull his life back together.
For Avon Representatives, caring about women's issues goes beyond cosmetics. Avon is the company for women and known for its continued commitment in the improvement of women's health as much as it is for the enhancement of their outward appearance. As such, Avon Representatives teamed up with Nueva Vida, a non-profit organization and Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Grantee, to empower Latinas in the fight against breast cancer.