In America today, too many children are denied the resources and opportunities they need to succeed. Even as we work to change the odds for children, we meet young people every day who have Beat the Odds®. They inspire us and remind us we can never give up on any child.
Experience hope for an evening and be inspired for a lifetime as we honor Adeolu, Caleb, Diana, Jazmen, and Mikaela on Thursday, March 12 at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C. All proceeds from the gala will support the Children’s Defense Fund’s work across our many programs and initiatives in the Washington, D.C. region.
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The Children’s Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our Federal Tax ID number is 52-0895622. Your tax deductible gift to CDF will help advance our mission as we lift children out of poverty, protect them from abuse and neglect, and ensure that they have access to health care, quality education, and a moral and spiritual foundation.