On this week we set aside to recognize the countless volunteers in the United States, LSS/NCA would like to extend its gratitude to the wonderful people giving of their time and resources for the betterment of others. Your gifts of time and donations: Helped 80 families infected or affected by HIV/AIDS find relief and hope … More National Volunteer Week – Thank You!
You helped us make it through the winter! LSS/NCA, in partnership with SWRC (Suburban Washington Resettlement Center), hosted a winter clothing drive at our Silver Spring office for the fourth year in a row. For weeks leading up to the winter season, supporters and organizations from around our community stopped by to donate outgrown clothes, … More Keeping Our Neighbors Warm
This past summer, LSS/NCA welcomed a family of seven from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Baltimore. Having escaped one of the worst armed conflicts in recent history, the family has been given new hope in America. When LSS/NCA staff picked them up at BWI airport, they were dressed in their finest attire, ready to … More Dressed in their finest attire, a newly arrived family from Congo arrives at BWI.
March 10th is National Women HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Together, we recognizes the impact of HIV on women and girls. Here are some facts on how HIV/AIDS affects women in the United States and across the globe. Women account for one in five new HIV diagnoses and deaths caused by AIDS. The proportion of AIDS diagnoses … More 11 Facts About Women and HIV/AIDS
Valentine’s Day isn’t only for lovers. There are lots of ways that you can show kindness and compassion to friends or strangers- who knows you may be the only kind person they encounter that day. Say Hello to a stranger Buy Someone’s Coffee Leave a post-it note of gratitude on your coworkers’ desks Buy sweet … More 10 Ways To Spread Love On Valentine’s Day