National Alliance on Mental Illness Montgomery County (NAMI MC)
is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to improving the
lives of those impacted by mental illnesses in Montgomery County, Md.,
by providing self-help resources, support, education and advocacy.
Currently, more than 3,000 residents of Delaware are living with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Delaware, a local nonprofit organization, is working to provide those affected by HIV/AIDS with the support they need, and to educate the community at-large.
It is increasingly relevant that all potential employees are computer
literate as many employers require members of their workforce to utilize
computer skills. Computer CORE is providing an opportunity to low-income Northern Virginian residents to achieve computer literacy.
Every day, approximately 7,000 students, nationwide, drop out of high school*. Communities in Schools (CIS) of the Nation’s Capital works to foster a community of support to empower students in the District to stay in school and prepare for life.
Research from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture shows that children growing up in families facing economic stress are at substantial risk for poor health, academic underachievement, and neglect.* Kody's Kids, Inc., focuses on basic needs and educational development of young children in Rehoboth Beach.
Adolescent self-esteem can be affected by several factors, including body image, puberty, family life and interactions with peers. One local organization is dedicated to boosting self-esteem of adolescent girls through education and mentorship.
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