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Identity ( works with more than 3,000 Latino and other multicultural youths after school, in the community and on the playing fields. The organization aims to help youths develop social and emotional skills, do better in school and get ready for work.

Headquartered: Gaithersburg

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

  •  $250 provides five backpacks full of school supplies for newly arrived students.
  • $1,000 turns spring break from a high-risk time to an enriching safe time for 10 teens.
  • $10,000 helps 10 GED students earn their high school diplomas.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • Weekly: Tutor struggling young readers.
  • Occasional: Conduct mock job interviews with older youths.
  • Internships
  • Student Service Learning