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United Planning Organization

Org #27999
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1962
year founded
$34,007
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
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 (3)

UPO Beaver Scholarship
United States / Children
 
Project Leaders
Mervyn Myers
Mervyn Myers
Team
Dana Jones, Andrea Thomas
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202-238-4600

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1887204125
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202-238-4600

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1887204125

Project Reports

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Jul 18, 2019
Foster grandparents volunteer and share their love
As we reported three months ago the Project Director of United Planning Organization’s nationally recognized Foster Grandparent Program was contacted by VOA Eurasia Division Voice of...
Jun 25, 2019
DC Homeless count down 12.74% in past 2 years!
The 2019 Point-in-Time Count of Persons Experiencing Homelessness in Washington DC, see report attached, shows a drop in the number of homeless in DC to 6,521 persons. This is a drop of 12.74%...
Apr 22, 2019
UPO Foster Grandparents Program goes International
Cheryl Christmas, Project Director of UPO’s Foster Grandparents Program, announced last week that approximately a month ago the UPO Foster Grandparent Program was contacted by VOA Eurasia...
 
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