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District of Columbia Awarded $25,000 Cities of Service Grant to Implement Love Your Block DC Volunteer Initiative

Date Released: 
Mon, 01/13/2014

District of Columbia Awarded $25,000 Cities of Service Grant to Implement Love Your Block DC Volunteer Initiative

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced that, after receiving a record number of applications, Cities of Service has awarded $25,000 to the District of Columbia to implement a service initiative designed to address neighborhood beautification and environmental sustainability. The District is one of 23 U.S. cities to win a Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund grant, which supports mayors who are implementing “impact volunteering” strategies that tackle pressing local challenges.
 

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