MCB Cares Partners With the Katherine Hanley Family Shelter

On Saturday, June 25th MCB team members volunteered at the Katherine Hanley Family Shelter. The group washed the inside of the washing machines and the dryers, checked that all of the water hoses were in working order, pulled weeds from the garden and collected vegetables for dinner. Our volunteers also cleaned and removed the kick marks from the bottom of …

Peraton Served as the Presenting Sponsor for the American Cancer Society’s Annual Relay For Life

Peraton, a national security contractor, served as the Presenting Sponsor for the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay For Life (RFL) of Northern Virginia on May 21st. The company’s corporate social responsibility efforts are employee-driven and this event held a deep, personal meaning to the Peraton participants, many of whom had personal connections to cancer. Peraton employees came in droves, representing …

200 BDO Employees and Partners Volunteered at Greater Washington, D.C. Non-Profits

At BDO, we believe that our business, at its core, isn’t about clients won or dollars accounted for. It’s about helping people. It’s about creating a better culture for our employees, in and out of the office. It’s about giving back to our communities and doing our part to preserve the environment. Through BDO Counts, our firmwide initiative, we provide support …

Transurban Express Lanes Launches New Community Grant Program to Support Northern Virginia Communities

Transurban is launching a new competitive grant program to benefit the local community as part of the 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (495 NEXT) project in Fairfax County. The 495 NEXT Community Grant program will award multiple grants each quarter worth up to $3,000 to non-profit organizations, educational institutions and other entities that sustain, enhance or protect the local environment …

Keller Williams Connects with Main Street for RED Day

Chamber member Main Street Child Development Center has been partnering with Keller Williams Capital Properties (Fairfax Springfield Stafford) for many years. With nearly 80% of Main Street’s population minority, low-income families, we provide high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education programs and support services to empower children and their families, regardless of their financial circumstances, to the Fairfax region. Whether through thousands of dollar’s …

Capital One Center Hosted a Three-Day Celebration to Benefit Best Buddies of Northern Virginia & DC

In September Capital One Center hosted a three-day Celebration to benefit Best Buddies of Northern Virginia & DC. Over 10,000 guests enjoyed a weekend of local bands and kid-friendly activities — including superheroes rappelling down The Watermark Hotel onto The Perch! Capital One Center was proud to partner with Best Buddies and spotlight their important mission to create opportunities for integrated employment, leadership …

Tysons Interfaith Awards Prizes in Essay and Art Contest

Tysons Interfaith, a nonprofit comprised of 19 faith communities in the Greater Tysons area, has announced the results of its first annual Essay and Art Contest.  The contest, entitled “A Whole New World Starts Now,” invited people of all ages to submit art works and essays on positive lessons they learned from the pandemic.   A total of 28 prizes …

Sandy Spring Bank Serving Our Communities Annual Season of Sharing

Sandy Spring Bank is committed to serving our communities through volunteerism all year, but we make it even more of a priority during our annual Season of Sharing that runs from October to January. We kick-started our campaign this year by partnering with the Capital Area Food Bank, Maryland Food Bank and CVS Health on a food drive that collected …

Parsons Underpins Its Commitment to Delivering A Better, More Inclusive World

“Delivering a better world begins with inclusivity,” said Jason Yaley, Parsons’ chief communications officer and executive co-sponsor of the company’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council. “Creating the future is only possible if we bring together diverse backgrounds, ideas, voices, and talents to bear on our collective success.”  Last month, employees from across Parsons logged into the 11th Annual Out in …

Ripple Effect Launches “Furlough to Fellow” Program, Supports Pandemic Response

Earlier this year, following the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, we launched two initiatives to give back and help our communities. The “Furlough to Fellow” program, launched in April, is a short-term employment fellowship to help local mid-career professionals earn income, learn new skills, and support meaningful company initiatives. In parallel with the Furlough to Fellow program, we made a $5,000 contribution …