In the News

Fox 5 On The Hill – 2/11/2018
Horton’s Kids helping students in D.C.’s Anacostia Wellington Park neighborhood

21st Century Fox Blog – 12/12/2017
21CF hosts special advance screening of ‘Ferdinand’ for the children and mentors of Horton’s Kids

The Scene Bisnow – 12/7/2017
Horton’s Kids’ Give Thanks & Give Back

Washington City Paper – 11/22/2017
Give It Up, DC 2017 Giving Guide

NBC Washington – 11/19/2017
News 4 Your Sunday: Food 4 Families

WJLA (ABC7 News DC) – 8/23/2017
Inspire: Role model gives back to DC community where he grew up by uplifting children

Sports Business Journal – 7/17/2017
A Homer for DC Kids

Roll Call – 6/23/2017
Horton’s Kids event raises $500,000

Politico – 6/22/2017
Playbook: Spotted at Home Runs for Horton’s Kids

WUSA-TV – 6/21/2017
Empower DC’s children at Home Runs for Horton’s Kids

The Hill – 6/19/2017
12:30 Report: 9th Annual Home Runs for Horton’s Kids

WUSA-TV – 6/19/2017
Horton’s Kids empowers youth toward academic excellence

WUSA-TV: Great Day Washington – 6/19/2017
Home Runs for Horton’s Kids raises awareness for a great cause

Roll Call – 6/19/2017
Another Congressional Baseball Event for D.C. Kids

WUSA-TV – 6/15/2017
Horton’s Kids is making a difference for youths in DC

Roll Call – 5/3/2017
Heard on the Hill: Save the date for Home Runs for Horton’s Kids

WJLA (ABC7 News DC) – 2/20/2017
Community-based organization empowers at-risk students

WTOP – 1/10/2017
‘Guns go bang.’ What it’s like growing up in one of DC’s most dangerous neighborhoods

Edible DC – 12/1/2016
The Gift of Giving, the Gift of Food

Washington City Paper – 11/23/2016
A Guide to Giving Back in D.C. in 2016

Washington Times – 10/23/2016
Andre Agassi’s Rocketship Rise Academy thriving as charter schools take hold in D.C.

Capitals Today – 8/25/2016
Capitals Players Present $23,405 So Kids Can Donation to Horton’s Kids

Comcast Sports Network – 8/28/2016
What are the Caps Up to this Offseason?

Huffington Post – 8/18/2016
How I Found Me in Mentoring

Washington Life – 6/30/2016
Around Town: A Home Run for D.C. Kids

Roll Call – 6/28/2016
Members Support Their Second Home

DC Refined – 6/22/2016
Cute Kids and Puppies Galore at 8th Annual Home Runs for Horton’s Kids

Politico – 6/22/2016
Batter Up

WJLA (ABC) – 6/20/2016
6 Events You’ll Want to Check Out this Week – 1/20/2015
Talking with Horton’s Kids about justice, equality in our time – 12/3/2014
DeSean Jackson Hosts “Shop with a Jock” Event

WTOP – 12/3/2014
Redskins players take kids on a shopping spree

Fox 5 – 12/2/2014
DeSean Jackson, Redskins teammates host children for “Shop with a Jock” holiday event

Fox News – 6/10/2014
We Hope the Kids Will Rub Off on Them

News Channel 8 – 6/9/2014
Horton’s Kids Celebrates its 25th Year Mentoring Youth in DC

Pamela’s Punch – 6/6/2014
DC Charities: Home Runs for Horton’s Kids

POLITICO – 5/28/2014
Downtowners Hit Nats Park for Charity

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire – 2/14/2014
25 Years of Helping Children in Washington D.C.’s Ward 8

Washington Sun – 2/12/2014
Capitol Hill Toasts Horton’s Kids’ for Twenty-Five Years of Service to Washington’s Underserved

Bloomberg – 2/7/2014
DC Scene: American Cool Meets Alvin Ailey, House of Cards

In The Capital – 2/3/2014
Horton’s Kids Connects Capitol Hill Staffers With Washington’s Underserved Youth

infoZine – 12/6/2013
Washington Wizards Shoot Hoops with D.C. Children 

Ted’s Take – 12/5/2013
More on Ward 8 and Horton’s Kids – 12/4/2013
MSE Foundation, Hoops for Youth Foundation & Wizards Players Unveil New Basketball Court for Ward 8 Youth

Roll Call – 12/2/2013
Pols Post Up for Community Basketball Court Christening 

The Washington Post – 11/30/2013
Horton’s Kids pairs children from Ward 8 with adult tutors who focus on reading and math

K Street Magazine – 11/8/2013
Horton’s Kids Holds Court (And Gets One) At House of Sweden Event

U.S. News & World Report – 11/7/2013
Jake Tapper and Tucker Carlson’s Charity Roots Go Way Back

Pamela’s Punch – 11/6/2013
Horton’s Kids Give Thanks and Give Back 2013

U.S. News & World Report – 10/15/2013
Compassion Is Alive and Well on Capitol Hill

Catalogue for Philanthropy – 10/7/2013
Horton’s Kids: Celebrating 25 Years

NBA – 10/3/2013
MSE Foundation to Assist in Court Refurbishment

Huffington Post – 7/1/2013
DC Has Nations Highest Rate of Food Insecurity for Children: Report

The Washington Post – 6/27/2013
Six Local Nonprofits to Receive Funding Through The Washington Post Charities – 6/2/2013
Hero Central: Horton’s Kids Enriches Young Lives

The Washington Post – 5/20/2013
Horton’s Kids holds fifth annual fundraiser

Huffington Post – 5/19/2013
Home Runs for Horton’s Kids At Nationals Park – 5/17/2013
Horton’s Kids Holds Annual Fundraiser at Nationals Park

K Street Magazine – 5/16/2013
Horton’s Kids 5th Annual ‘Home Run’

Washington Examiner – 5/16/2013
Horton’s Kids brings lawmakers, local celebs to Nationals Park

Bloomberg – 5/16/2013
Baseball With Microsoft: D.C. Scene

Fox News – 11/16/2012
Jon Scott serves as MC for Horton’s Kids event

The Georgetown Dish – 11/15/2012
Horton’s Kids Give Thanks and Give Back Gala

Roll Call – 6/20/2012
Savoring Horton’s Makeover Replay

Dewey Square Group – 6/20/2012
Members of Congress, Community & Business Leaders Gather at Microsoft Office for Viewing of Restaurant: Impossible, Featuring DC Charity, Horton’s Kids

News Talk with Bruce DePuyt – 6/19/2012
Interview with Brenda Chamberlain of Horton’s Kids

The Hill – 6/14/2012
Michelle Obama delivers challenge to Food Network’s ‘Restaurant Impossible’

Food Network – 6/13/2012
Restaurant Revisited: Horton’s Kids – 6/11/2012
Capitol Hill Staff and Corporations Support DC Charity, Horton’s Kids

The Washington Examiner – 5/31/2012
Congress Takes Batting Practice

NY Daily News – 5/16/2012
First Lady Michelle Obama to appear on Food Network’s ‘Restaurant Impossible’

Eater DC – 5/15/2012
Robert Irvine films Restaurant Impossible at children’s community center Horton’s Kids with First Lady Michelle Obama

The Washington Post – 5/15/2012
Michelle Obama to appear on Food Network’s ‘Restaurant: Impossible’ with Horton’s Kids

The Braiser – 5/14/2012
Feed Kids And Bike With Water Pumps

WAMU 88.5 – 5/3/2012
Horton’s Kids PSA

WAMU 88.5 – 5/2/2012
Community Minute: Horton’s Kids

The Washington City Paper – 3/29/2012
Horton’s Kids is voted Best Non-Profit in the 2012 Best of DC Readers’ Poll

The Wharton Journal – 2/27/2012
Wharton Team Wins Ultimate 4 Basketball Tournament to Benefit Horton’s Kids

Learning Matters TV – 12/16/2011
A Conversation with Horton’s Kids

Examiner – 12/7/2011
U.S. Education Secretary Visiting Horton’s Kids Tutoring Session Today

The Georgetowner – 11/26/2011
Horton’s Kids Benefit at House of Sweden

The Georgetown Dish – 11/7/2011
Horton’s Kids comes to Georgetown

Gifts and Decorative Accessories – 11/3/2011
Toy Industry Foundation and My Stuff Bags Foundation Give Bags to Horton’s Kids

Washington Post – 5/26/2011
Winner of the Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

Washington Post – 3/7/2011
Using basketball to support tutoring

Lets Move Blog – 11/9/2010
USDA Teams up with Horton’s Kids to Fight Childhood Obesity

Oprah – 2/24/2010
Horton’s Kids’ Grilled Cheese

Washington Business Journal – 11/23/2009
Along came Maya to help Horton’s Kids

Meeting Professionals International – 9/9/2009
Potomac Chapter of MPI Selects Horton’s Kids as its 2009-10 Charity of the Year