Children being mentored by UPO Foster Grandparents Children being mentored by Foster Grandparents Temporary Shelter from Heat for Homeless Children Homeless Children

United Planning Organization

Org #27999
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
1962
year founded
$22,528
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

OUR MISSION: Uniting People with Opportunities. The United Planning Organization, the designated community action agency for Washington, DC, was established December 10, 1962 to plan, coordinate, and implement human services programs for low-income residents in the Nation's Capital. For over 50 years, UPO has been in the forefront of the war on poverty. As the catalyst for economic security and growth for all Washington, DC residents, UPO has laid the groundwork for innovative social service programs such as weatherization and energy conservation services, Head Start, workforce development training and youth development. Today, UPO continues to provide residents with comprehensive resour... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Mervyn Myers
Mervyn Myers
Cedric Morris
Cedric Morris
Team
Dana Jones, Andrea Thomas
Organization Information
http://www.upo.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202-238-4609

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1887204125
Organization Information
http://www.upo.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202-238-4609

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1887204125

Project Reports

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Aug 6, 2018
What percentage of DC children live in poverty?
Youth Week Campaign 2018 - Monday August 6th – Sunday August 12th Twenty-six percent of DC's youth experience poverty! UPO's Foster Grandparent volunteers serve more than 15,000 children from...
Aug 6, 2018
How many homeless children live on DC streets?
Youth Week Campaign 2018 - Monday August 6th – Sunday August 12th There are nearly 3,000 homeless children in Washington, DC! UPO's Shelter Hotline transports those children, and their families,...
Jul 17, 2018
Bonus Day 50% Match will help us reach our GOALS!
Summer heat has hit Washington DC with a vengeance! This DC Summer Is Going To Be Blazing Hot: Farmers' Almanac; Record-busting temps loom over DC area: WTOP 103.5FM; Could be one of the hottest...
 
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