IMPACT Silver Spring (impactsilverspring.org) aims to achieve a racially and economically equitable Montgomery County through building and sustaining community-based, equity-focused spaces where people and organizations can take collaborative action. IMPACT believes that achieving true equity requires transformation at the personal/interpersonal, neighborhood and systems levels.
Headquartered: Silver Spring
Serves: Montgomery County
What a donation buys:
• $250 provides scholarships to five low-income youths to participate in IMPACT’s soccer program.
• $1,000 provides interpretation support for multiracial community events on racial justice.
• $10,000 provides emergency cash relief and/or grocery gift cards to 10 families who have lost jobs and income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
• As needed: Teach English as a second language classes.
• As needed: Volunteer as a youth soccer coach (minimum age 18).