It could be as small as volunteering for one day to sort canned goods, or as big as paying someone’s college tuition—here are concrete ways to get involved, whether it’s with your time or money.

All of the organizations below have been recommended by either The Community Foundation in Montgomery County or the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. If an organization offers Student Service Learning   hours or internships, we noted that under volunteer opportunities.

Give a Child a Chance

Asian American LEAD 
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)  – Learn more. 
Center for Adoption Support and Education
Community Bridges 
Crittenton Services Greater Washington
Gandhi Brigade 
Girls on the Run 
Horizons Greater Washington 
LAYC – Maryland Multicultural Youth Center 
Liberty’s Promise 
Making a New United People (MANUP) 
Project Change 
Tree House Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County, Maryland 
Urban Alliance 
Voices for Children Montgomery County
YMCA Youth and Family Services  

Help Someone Go to College

Achieving College Excellence and Success (ACES) – Montgomery College Foundation  
Career Experience Opportunities (CEO) – The Universities at Shady Grove 
Future Link
Generation Hope 
George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy – Saturday School 
Passion for Learning (P4L)  

Help Build Communities

IMPACT Silver Spring  

Feed the Hungry

CCI Health & Wellness 
Crossroads Community Food Network  
Food & Friends 
Manna Food Center  
Mary’s Center  
Mercy Health Clinic
Mobile Medical Care (MobileMed)  – Learn more.  
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery County 
Nourish Now 
Planned Parenthood 
Shepherd’s Table 
St. Camillus Food Pantry 

Put a Roof Over Someone’s Head

The Dwelling Place  
Hearts and Homes for Youth  
Housing Unlimited 
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless 
Rainbow Place  
Stepping Stones Shelter  

Provide Legal Services


Help Seniors

Home Care Partners 
Montgomery Housing Partnership 
Rebuilding Together Montgomery County   – Learn more. 
Silver Spring Village

Support Those With Special Needs

Red Wiggler Community Farm  
St. Joseph’s House 
Sunflower Bakery

Offer Those in Need a Safety Net

A Wider Circle 
Community Ministries of Rockville (CMR) 
Family Services  
Interfaith Works  

Help Someone Find a Job

Latino Economic Development Corporation
Literacy Council of Montgomery County  
Per Scholas

Improve Someone’s Health

Aspire Counseling 
Bethesda Cares 

Support the Arts and Humanities

The Advent Project
Adventure Theatre MTC 
Arts for the Aging (AFTA)  
Arts on the Block  
Bel Cantanti Opera Company 
BlackRock Center for the Arts 
Carpe Diem Arts  
CREATE Arts Center   – Learn more. 
Docs In Progress
Friends of the Library, Montgomery County 
The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture  
The Glorystar Children’s Chorus (GCC)  
The Highwood Theatre  
Imagination Stage
InterAct Story Theatre Education Association  
The interPLAY Orchestra  
Kalanidhi Dance
KID Museum  
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy  
Montgomery Community Media  
Montgomery Philharmonic  
The National Capital Trolley Museum 
The National Philharmonic  
NIH Philharmonia
Olney Theatre Center  
Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation  
Round House Theatre  
Sandy Spring Museum  
Six Degree Singers
Story Tapestries
The Symphony of the Potomac 
Unexpected Stage Company  
The Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra
Young Artists of America at Strathmore 
Youth Art For Healing