Temporary Shelter from the Heat for HOMELESS KIDS Low-income DC children being tutored by UPO FGPs Low-income DC children being mentored by UPO FGPs DC low-income DC children with their UPO FGPs

United Planning Organization

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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...

Project Leaders
Mervyn Myers
Dana Jones, Andrea Thomas
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

  BRIDGE# 1887204125
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

  BRIDGE# 1887204125

Projects (2)

Project Reports

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Feb 20, 2018
Funds raised by Support UPO's FGP Program are an important part of FGP Program budget!
UPO’s Foster Grandparent  (FGP) Program trains low-income Washington DC seniors to provide critical mentoring and emotional support to District children in a variety of local settings....
Feb 16, 2018
D.C. hasn't had a winter this cold in three decade
December was colder than normal. January was colder than normal. The first third of February was colder than normal. And Washington has 3.1 inches of snow to show for it. We haven’t seen so much...
Nov 28, 2017
Global Giving's Giving Tuesday Campaign!
Last year Giving Tuesday was a record breaker, raising over $168 million for charitable organizations worldwide. Global Giving, host of our Help UPO Help the DC Homeless project, knows the importance...
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