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Ways For You To Make An IMPACT

Volunteer With Us!


IMPACT is not a membership organization, but we welcome supporters and friends in joining our IMPACT community—a national network of young, dynamic change agents. Share your ideas, volunteer with us, and let us know how we can make an IMPACT in your community!

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Edgewood Community Garden (Earth Day)

April 19, 2014 – 10:30AM

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day (actual date is the 22nd) by planting a garden and cleaning a neighborhood in NE DC.


Center City School (Brightwood Campus) Career Day 

May 22, 2014 – 8:30AM

Give an hour on Thursday, May 22nd to inspire a child. As a presenter you will be assigned to give a 15-minute presentation in 2-3 classrooms. Simply be yourself, and talk enthusiastically about your career and the education necessary to become successful in their profession.


Pro Bono Dream Lab with Taproot Foundation

June 7, 2014 –

The Dream Lab is back! Thanks to everyone who made Pro Bono Week 2013 and the MLK Pro Bono Dream Lab successful.

On June 6, IMPACT, Taproot Foundation, and PCDC will host another pro bono event in which volunteer consultants (YOU) will be matched with non-profit orgs that can use your professional skills.

This time we are looking for volunteer consultants with communications experience. Space is limited, sign up today!


Safeway BBQ Battle

June 21, 2014 – 10:30AM

Join Team IMPACT at the 22nd Annual Safeway BBQ Battle benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank, the Butler-Wyatt Clubhouse #2 (in association with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington), and the Wounded Warrior Project.

The BBQ Battle is one of the nation’s best food festivals, and volunteers get free bbq, free admission, a t-shirt, and #funtimes.



Other Volunteer Opportunities



Capital Area Aids Prevention Effort (CAAPE)

Ongoing Opportunities


Ongoing marathon, half marathon, and triathlon training raising money for AIDS research

Global Camps Africa

Selling Handmade South African Jewelry to raise money for AIDS research.
Lake Anne Farmer’s Market
Every Saturday

Whitman Walker Clinic

Variety of volunteer opportunities, including:
Accounting, Finance and Billing Behavioral Health (including the Day Treatment centers) Clinical Investigations (Research) Community Health – Outreach Dental Services Development Gay Men’s Health and Wellness/STD Clinic Language Translation Services Legal Services Max Robinson Center Day Treatment Medical (Services and Support) Peer Support
Senior LGBT Services – “PALS” Program
Volunteer Application:

HIV Prevention Working Group at the DC Center

Handing out safe sex kits at local bars


Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a nonprofit organization that recruits and trains community volunteers to provide one-on-one literacy tutoring to students who are struggling with reading. Tutors use a research-based curriculum, and program staff regularly assess students to benchmark and monitor student progress.
Devoting just one hour each week to a student can make a tremendous impact. Last year, 99% of Reading Partners’ DC students improved their rate of learning in reading, and 90% narrowed their achievement gap.

Contact: (443) 794-2225 or


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Through your financial support, big or small, we can help the next intern on Capitol Hill secure
a scholarship, fellowship or simply navigate through the beltway through IMPACT-led roundtable discussions, networking receptions, and other engaging events.