UPO outreach worker Arthur Bell shows compassion UPO outreach worker Chris Watson, ready to help Help UPO Help the DC Homeless UPO Foster Grandma Sandra Wood

United Planning Organization

Org #27999
Vetted since 2015 Site Visit Verified
1962
year founded
$90,313
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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)

Help UPO Help the DC Homeless
United States / Food Security
Help UPO Help the DC Homeless
UPO Beaver Scholarship
United States / Education
UPO Beaver Scholarship
Project Leaders
Jo Boukhira
Jo Boukhira
Team
Andrea Thomas, Daniel Ofori-Addo
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202-238-4600
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202-238-4600

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

She Learns More + Returns to the White House

By Zohar Rom | Writer/Editor

“I’m legally blind but I’ve learned to use the computer. I’m proud to do it. I feel comfortable and grasp more as I go.”       - Beverly Massey,... Read the full report ›

TV News Stories + Our Youth Initiative

By Dervin Brown | Shelter Hotline Program Mgr.

Every day for over 30 years, the UPO Shelter Hotline team has been the eyes and ears of Washington, DC. We protect the health of people who are experiencing homelessness and living on the streets. Our... Read the full report ›

"We love you, Grandma!"

By Zohar Rom | Writer/Editor

Children light up when they see UPO Foster Grandma Sandra Wood. She has nurtured students at Anne Beers Elementary for over a decade, mentoring them in literacy, math, motor skills, and... Read the full report ›
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