A Wider Circle to Honor Congressman Jamie Raskin at Fall Fundraiser

The Silver Spring-based non-profit will recognize Congressman Raskin’s work on behalf of those in need at Neighbor to Neighbor Night on October 5.

Washington, DC – October 2, 2023 – A Wider Circle, a local non-profit organization dedicated to advancing equity and addressing poverty’s root causes, has announced that it will honor Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin this week at their annual gala, Neighbor to Neighbor Night.

Neighbor to Neighbor Night will take place this Thursday, October 5 at 6:30 pm at A Wider Circle’s Ann & Don Brown Center for Community Service in Silver Spring. In addition to an inspiring program highlighting the organization’s work and honoring Congressman Raskin, the event will also include a cocktail hour, a seated dinner, and a live auction.

“The theme for this year’s Neighbor to Neighbor Night is ‘Celebrating Our Circle of Community Champions,’ and we are thrilled to honor Congressman Raskin,” shared Amy Javaid, President & CEO of A Wider Circle. “Throughout his career, he has been a steadfast champion for those in our community experiencing poverty, and he has also been a longtime champion of A Wider Circle’s work. We look forward to gathering with our community to celebrate the efforts of Congressman Raskin and others in our circle to build a more equitable region for all.”

For more information about Neighbor to Neighbor Night, visit awidercircle.org/N2Nnight.

Sponsors for Neighbor to Neighbor Night include:

Platinum: 4C Partners, The Durbin Family, Kim and Mark Schifrin
Gold: Avalon Bay Communities, Joseph Deal, Ellen Gittleson, Pam and Rich Feinstein, Forbright, Pepsico, TD Bank
Silver: AT&T, Bozzuto, Brownstein, Chain Bridge Bank, Deloitte, JBG Smith, JPMorgan Chase & Co., The Judge Family, Bob and Ellen Leibenluft, Print 1 Printing & Copying, The Urban Winery

For a full listing of sponsors, visit awidercircle.org/N2NNight.

About A Wider Circle

A Wider Circle’s mission 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. The organization was founded in 2001. It is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD and also has a neighborhood hub in DC’s Ward 8. 


CONTACT: Beth Makal, Communications Manager


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