To meet the material, educational, and emotional needs of children in the Washington, D.C area.


Our founder, Mary Virginia Merrick, said "nothing is ever too much to do for a child."

What would you like to do for a child?

  • Deliver Layettes
  • Make a blanket 
  • Host a Diaper Drive
  • Help with the Mother’s Day Layette Drive
  • Work at the Opportunity Shop 
  • Tutor a child
  • Blanket Liaison to Senior Center
  • Write Thank You Notes
  • Serve on a Committee

    Interested in any of these?

Just email us and let us know and we will get you started!

Thank you so much for volunteering to help those children in our community who need us!  

CCS Offices

5101 Wisconsin Ave. NW Suite 304 Washington, DC 20016 Phone: 202-966-9250

The Opportunity Shop
1427 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20007

The Merrick Center
4275 4th Street, SE Washington, DC 20032

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