Today $35 gets you five 50-minute classes at SomaFit in Upper Georgetown. Web reviews praise SomaFit's stunning facility and talented staff of instructors. Take five of the same class or mix and match to see what you like best—at just $7 per class, you're getting an unbelievable bargain.
Alicia had a tent under the Francis Scott Key Bridge. She bathed in the river and ate canned food from a nearby church. But maintaining even this basic stability was difficult because of her struggle with alcoholism, respiratory infections, and schizophrenia, according to an article in The Atlantic. It was only when Pathways to Housing DC stepped in that Alicia found regular medical care and a safe place to live—no strings attached.
Following the belief that housing is a basic human right, Pathways to Housing DC addresses chronic homelessness among people with psychiatric disabilities or addictions by providing immediate access to housing without preconditions. Its staff help people attain a level of dignity that they could not find sleeping under a bridge or on a park bench. In addition to housing, the organization serves as a comprehensive resource for its clients by providing supportive treatment services—all at lower costs than most shelters or psychiatric hospitals. Services such as wellness groups, therapy, nutrition consultations, and vocational planning help clients move toward recovery and achieve personal goals. With these services in place, Pathway to Housing DC maintains an 85% housing retention rate, even among those who were not considered housing-ready by other programs.
Tapping into twin senses of civic responsibility and respect for heritage, the DC Preservation League's architectural defenders help citizen activists conserve Washington's most laudable landmarks. Members can step into American history books without worrying about period costume or attacks from librarians, with exclusive access to historic buildings, free members-only events, and discounts on league tours and lectures. Aside from assisting in the defense of DC's historic haunts—ranging from Georgetown's Old Stone House to Anacostia's Cedar Hill––the Preservation League's structural stewards also compile an annual list of Washington's most endangered places, popularizing the plight of landmarks beset by crumbling foundations or brick-stealing giraffes.
World Food Program USA (WFP USA) is a nonprofit organization that builds support in the United States to end global hunger. WFP USA engages individuals and organizations, shapes public policy and generates resources for the United Nations World Food Program and other hunger relief operations.