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A Wider Circle

 

EIN: 52-2345144 | CFC Number: 21120

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A Wider Circle

Our Cause

The misson of A Wider Circle is to advance equity in the greater Washington, DC region by fostering the exchange of goods, skills, and connections from neighbor to neighbor, and by engaging in advocacy to address the root causes of poverty.

 

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Our Impact

  1. A Wider Circle serves more than 10,000 individuals each year, including veterans, refugees, neighbors escaping domestic violence, individuals transitioning out of homelessness, and those who never thought they would need assistance.
  2. A Wider Circle reused, repurposed, or redistributed 90,000 pieces of furniture and home good items last year.
  3. A Wider Circle served 760 individuals through our neighborhood-based programming last year which includes mental health services, Narcan distribution, micro-grants, food/clothing, and more.

 

*Ranges calculated below based on payroll deductions from 24-26 total paychecks in a year.

How Your Workplace Donations & Matching Gifts Make a Difference:

$100 - $250

Total Annual Pledge

($5 - $10 per pay period)

$130 ($5 per pay period) supplies a new mattress for an individual going without.

 

$250 - $650

Total Annual Pledge

($15 - $25 per pay period)

$260 ($10 per pay period) provides one job seeker with customized, ongoing support in their journey to meaningful employment.

 

$780 - $1300

Total Annual Pledge

($30 - $50 per pay period)

$780 ($30 per pay period) supports an emergency fund so that we can be there for our neighbors in times of crisis

 

Our Stories

World Environment Day 2024

May 9, 2024

First held in 1974 by the United Nations, World Environment Day–celebrated worldwide on June 5th each year–is a day for raising awareness about environmental issues…

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Environmental Awareness Month

August 15, 2023

Every September, environmental organizations around the Nation come together in recognition of Environmental Awareness Month, with a goal to raise awareness about environmental issues that…

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January is National Poverty in America Awareness Month

January 12, 2023

Hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion, disabilities, restricted access to participation in the democratic process. These are…

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Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy

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Human Services

Human Services

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Housing and Shelter

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Employment / Job-Related Fund

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