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Mary’s Center Reopens Two Health Centers Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19 to Address the Great Need for Children’s Immunizations and Dental Care

July 13, 2020 – Mary’s Center announced today the reopening of the two health centers in the Adams Morgan and Fort Totten neighborhoods of Washington, DC that were temporarily closed since March due to the impact of COVID-19. Read more.


Mary’s Center to Establish D.C. Child Care Reopening Fund with Support from Five Foundations

July 9, 2020 – Mary’s Center announced a partnership with five foundations to establish and administer the D.C. Child Care Reopening Fund to respond to child care providers’ urgent need of support as the District of Columbia and surrounding states begin to reopen. Read more.


UnitedHealthcare Donates $1 Million to Nonprofits in Maryland

July 9, 2020 – UnitedHealthcare is awarding $1 million in Empowering Health grants to eight community-based organizations in Maryland, including Mary’s Center, to expand access to care and address the social determinants of health for uninsured individuals and underserved communities. Read more.


Mary’s Center & Briya Public Charter School Partnership Named One of The Washington Post’s 2020 Top Workplaces in Greater Washington

June 16, 2020 – The Washington Post announced that the Mary’s Center & Briya Public Charter School partnership has made the list of 2020 Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington, DC area. This is the third time in 4 years that the partnership has received this recognition. Read more.


Mary’s Center Announces Former Civil Rights Litigator Todd A. Cox as New Board Chair and Appoints 2 New Board Members

June 15, 2020 – Former civil rights litigator and policy advocate Todd A. Cox is the new Board Chair of Mary’s Center’s Board of Directors, taking the helm from renowned economist Dr. Stuart M. Butler, who served from 2018-2020. Read more.


Mary’s Center Receives Emergency Funding from Direct Relief to Bolster the Healthcare Safety Net in the Washington, DC Region

May 26, 2020 – Mary’s Center announced an infusion of $50,000 in emergency grant funding from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) to continue frontline response efforts serving the most under-resourced individuals and families in the region. Read more.


United Way of the National Capital Area Expands the Reach of its Support of the Community During Pandemic in Areas of Health and Financial Stability

May 6, 2020 – United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) continues to meet the demands of the community in the areas of access to food and basic needs and is now expanding support through its Emergency Assistance Fund to organizations in the areas of health and financial stability, including Mary’s Center. Read more.


Mary’s Center Receives Funding from Bank of America for COVID-19 Response

April 28, 2020 – In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Washington region, Mary’s Center will be able to conduct more testing and critical care at its clinics thanks to a grant from Bank of America, it was announced today. Read more.


Mary’s Center Receives Funding from the Robert I. Schattner Foundation

Jan. 30, 2020 – Mary’s Center was announced as the recipient of a $450,000 grant from the Robert I. Schattner Foundation, a private charitable foundation established by dentist and inventor Dr. Robert I. Schattner in 1992. The grant will support Mary’s Center’s efforts to expand its service offering in Montgomery County, Maryland, in early 2020. Dental services will be provided at Mary’s Center’s new location in Silver Spring. Read More


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