making a difference

May 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Organizations, Leaders Honored for Working Toward Equity

Two nonprofit organizations and a nonprofit leader were honored at the 2019 Making a Difference Awards at Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill. The awards are organized by the Nonprofit Village, located in Derwood. Community Members and Organizations Honored at Nonprofit Village’s Making a Difference Awards At the awards, Alisa Ogden received special recognition from Council Vice […]

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August 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Moving Company Pitches in to Help Nonprofit (PHOTO)

The summer is always a busy time of the year for local moving companies but when the founder of A Wider Circle called Metropolitan Moving and Storage to ask for help with moving some donations the moving company did not hesitate to respond. Mark Bergel, is the founder and executive director of A Wider Circle, […]

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April 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Celebrates Earth Month in April (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville is celebrating Earth Month with a variety of activities and events for residents to get outdoors and make a difference for the environment. There will be a special event on Earth Day on April 22nd as well. Rockville 11’s Morgan Lash has more in this report. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 […]

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April 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Announces Earth Day Art Contest

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner has announced his first ever Earth Day Art Contest for students in third through eighth grades. The theme of the contest is “making a difference.” According to the rules, submission must be two-dimensional, on paper, no bigger than 17 x 24 and no smaller than 8 1/2 x 11 and […]

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April 6, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Announces Golden Shovel Award Winners

Montgomery County Council Vice President Nancy Floreen announced today that 20 residents will be recognized as this year’s Golden Shovel Award winners. The awards recognize area residents who helped neighbors shovel out after snowfalls during the harsh winter of 2014-15. The awards are scheduled to be presented at the County Council’s April 21 meeting. According […]

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November 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds Turn Out for Homeless Resource Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people turned out for Homeless Resource Day in Gaithersburg. CCM’s Susan Kenedy tells us how this event makes a big difference for many in our community. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, August 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 25, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s back to school today for 154,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students and keeping our kids safe is a top priority for local officials. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick will be covering the first day of school today from the county’s newest school, Walter Wims Elementary […]

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March 14, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac


Giving Souls Make The Difference

Working for a nonprofit is one of the most wonderful, soul-filling experiences (you get to help save lives every day!), but like any work, you can often get overwhelmed and exhausted by the amount of things you have to do. Here at Manna, we have a quote from our friend at the Donor Relations Guru […]

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