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Happening in our Circle

Matching Gifts Month

It’s Matching Gifts Month at A Wider Circle! Donate today and double your impact.

Save the Date!

Join us at the International Spy Museum on October 10 for Neighbor to Neighbor Night!

Neighborhood Promise

AWC is a proud recipient of Republic Services’ 2024 National Neighborhood Promise grant!

Volunteer Spotlight

NBC Washington interviews Elmer, a 94-year-old A Wider Circle volunteer.

Our Strategic Plan

A five-year roadmap for deepening our impact.

Advocacy at AWC

Help us create change to achieve our vision of a future without poverty.

Invest in our future.

Support the work of A Wider Circle!

Our vision is a world without poverty.

The mission of A Wider Circle is to advance equity in the greater Washington, DC region by fostering the exchange of goods, skills, and connections from neighbor to neighbor, and by engaging in advocacy to address the root causes of poverty.

Help Us Help Our Neighbors

Locations and Hours

As of June 1, 2023, A Wider Circle is no longer open on Sundays.  Click here for more information on our new hours of operation.

Ann & Don Brown Center for Community Service

9159 Brookville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: 301-608-3504

Services offered: Provision of furniture, household goods, and baby items, provision of professional clothing, job readiness/career counseling

Hours of Operation

Monday-Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Please note: While we operate Monday-Saturday, we do not accept donation drop-offs on Thursdays to prioritize service to our clients.

All services are by appointment. Please call 301-608-3504 to schedule.

Donation Drop-Off Hours

Monday-Wednesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday: Closed for donations
Friday-Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Please note: While we operate Monday-Saturday, we do not accept donation drop-offs on Thursdays to prioritize service to our clients.

Our Silver Spring Center also has multiple meeting rooms and event spaces available for rental. Learn more.

Ward 8 Hub

400-A Atlantic Street SE Washington, DC 20032

Phone: 202-891-7894

Services offered: Career counseling, job readiness workshops, health and wellness programming, family enrichment, support to resident leaders for community engagement, microgrants for community-led initiatives, and more. 

Please note: We DO NOT accept drop-off donations at our Ward 8 Hub. All donations should be brought to our Silver Spring Center.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-4:00pm

Washington Highlands residents are encouraged to stop by and learn more about the services we offer!

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