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Top 5 Charities for Kids

Victoria Jonas | Photo by Girls on the Run DC | November 13, 2016 | Best of The Best

In honor of our November philanthropy issue, we give you a hot list of charities focused on kids in the DC area.
Girls on the Run DC empowers girls to reach their potential through running.
1. Girls on the Run DC

Committed to inspiring young girls to be healthy, confident and joyful, this fleet-footed charity integrates the great sport of running by empowering girls to reach their limitless potentials and pursue their dreams. 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW, 443.223.3356,

2. 826 DC

Using expository and creative writings skills to encourage the next generation of writers, this nonprofit uses one-on-one attention to kids when it comes to composition. 3333 14th St. NW, 202.525.1074,

3. Critical Exposure

This smart charity uses photography and advocacy to make a change in communities and schools. Students use photography as a tool to tell stories and express themselves. 1816 12th St. NW, 202.745.3745,

4. City Kids DC

Inner-city kids are provided enriching life experiences through this compassionate nonprofit. The upshot: Children are prepared life beyond the traditional classroom. 2437 15th St. NW, 202.525.4930,

5. Project Create

Painting, sculpture, drawing and more—exceptional art classes are used to enrich the minds of children in this creative studio. 2401 Virginia Ave. NW, 202.660.2555,


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