Friday, November 27, 2020

Life + Style

Montgomery County Active Aging Week

Montgomery County Promotes Active Aging with Weeklong Celebration

Residents are invited to participate in free health and wellness activities virtually during Active Aging Week
Rob Scheer of Comfort Cases, a nonprofit in Rockville, MD

Comfort Cases: Giving Foster Children a Hopeful Start in Their New Homes

This Rockville-based nonprofit is on a mission to eliminate trash bags from the foster care system.
Author Ellen Oh talks about her nonprofit We Need Diverse Books

Q&A: Ellen Oh, Author and Co-founder of We Need Diverse Books

Tired of seeing a lack of Asian representation in kid lit, the Bethesda author began writing her own children's books.
Hal Horenberg of Home At Last sanctuary helps foster dogs get adopted

Finding a Forever Home for Fido

Hal Horenberg of Home At Last Sanctuary has one goal: No animal left behind.
"Adventures in Kindness" mother-daughter author duo, Carrie and Sophia Fox

Creating kind kids

"Adventures in Kindness," a new book by a Potomac fifth grader and her mom, offers kids 52 ways to practice kindness at home, at school and in their community.

From Foster Care to a Forever Home

Meet three sets of local foster parents who welcomed a foster child into their homes and found a permanent space for them in their hearts.