Caring neighbors helping older neighbors to thrive: that’s the vision at Silver Spring Village, where just three staff and over 100 trained volunteers serve more than 200 members – older adults who wish to remain in their homes as they age. Volunteers provide transportation (with stipends for members with disabilities who need specialized transport), take notes at medical appointments, and assist with household tasks and errands. Regular visits and phone calls reduce isolation and help identify when more support is needed, at which point members are referred to the Village’s vetted professional partners. And a full calendar of more than 300 educational, recreational, and social events (many of which are open to the public) encourage seniors to make friends, learn new things, and stay healthy. Support the Village, and you can help build a community where seniors feel truly valued.

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Budget (FY0)

  • $3 million or higher
  • $1 million to $3 million
  • $500k to $1 million
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Catalogue charities range in size from $100,000 to $3 million. This graphic indicates the budget range of the organization featured here. If you see an organizational budget above the $3 million mark, that is because the featured charity has grown in size since it first appeared in the Catalogue. We proudly present on our website the work of these "growth" charities.

About the Catalogue for Philanthropy

Each year 120 expert reviewers evaluate applicants for distinction, merit, and impact. Each featured charity has been successfully site visited and its financials given the thumbs up. The Catalogue for Philanthropy charges no fees and raises funds separately to support its work. Since 2003, it has raised over $40 million for charities across the Greater Washington region.

The Catalogue for Philanthropy looks to friends like you to keep our services independent and entirely free of charge. Consider a small contribution to the Catalogue to cap off your gift and help the causes you care about get the full support they deserve!

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