A Wider Circle Virtual Race to End Poverty 2021

The 2021 Virtual Race to End Poverty is going to be our biggest yet! For the second year in a row, A Wider Circle’s Race to End Poverty will look a little different, but is still a great way to support the work of A Wider Circle! From now until May 1st, you can run, … Read More

Work In Progress: A Run For More

Join us for a Work-in-Progress Screening where you get to be a part of the creative process and provide feedback to the filmmaker. About this Event WHAT IS SCREENING? We will be screening and workshopping an 82-minute rough cut of A Run for More, directed by Ray Whitehouse. ABOUT THE FILM The documentary follows veteran … Read More

Local Nonprofit Marks an Unexpected Anniversary

A local nonprofit is marking a one-year anniversary this month that they never expected to see. Community Connections was started in March 2020 by Silver Spring Cares, founded by Liz Brent, owner of Go Brent, a local real estate agency. The program’s purpose was to raise funds to help both food-insecure residents and local restaurants hit by the pandemic.

CBS Sports Anchor Shoots PSA for Local Nonprofit’s COVID-19 Campaign

CBS Sports anchor James Brown has shot a public service announcement as part of a local nonprofit’s campaign to urge the county’s Black residents to take a COVID-19 test.“ As you know, coronavirus infection rates have risen in the Black community. As a Maryland resident, I am happy to share that the African American Health Program is hosting free COVID-19 testing sites in Montgomery County,” Brown says in the PSA.

Timebank’s Skill Share Presentations Go Virtual This Year

The fifth annual Skill Share presentations from the Silver Spring Timebank will be held virtually this year on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 1:45–4:30 p.m., the group has announced. The free event offers participants the opportunity to learn from other residents, all Timebank members, new skills or other relevant information. Since it is held in Zoom and the SSTB Facebook page this year, anyone can join from anywhere.