November 17, 2021 | 6PM EST |  Fairmont Washington DC Georgetown

Founded 14 years ago, Give Thanks & Give Back is an annual reception that has grown to be one of the most important sources of funding and awareness for Horton’s Kids. This year, we’ll return to the Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown Hotel for our in-person gala and reception featuring both a live and silent auction, remarks from Horton’s Kids’ community and leaders, and much more! 

We hope you’ll join Horton’s Kids in supporting children and families in SE DC. As we continue to mitigate the effects of Covid-19, we need your commitment to shaping an equitable future. Your support will fuel our programs that help children and their families overcome systemic barriers to food security, gainful employment, quality education, housing, and health care. With your support, Horton’s Kids can cultivate the talent and potential of every child.

Throughout the pandemic, we have been inspired by the resilience, perseverance, strength, and deep sense of community from the residents of Wellington Park and Stanton Oaks. We are honored to be a part of their story, and hope you will be, too.

Each year, hundreds of supporters gather to celebrate the potential in every child living in Wellington Park. They include long-time volunteers, business leaders, local philanthropists, and others committed to equal opportunity for children.

As a sponsor of Give Thanks & Give Back, you’ll receive event tickets and be recognized as one of Horton’s Kids’ most generous supporters. And, most of all, you’ll create real, comprehensive change in the lives of children and families in Southeast DC. Click here to download the 2021 Sponsorship Packet.

Health & Wellness

Distribution of groceries, prepared meals, diapers, toiletries, cleaning supplies, and personal protective equipment to children and families. Referrals for mental health support and crisis intervention plans.


Personalized learning plans, high-intensity tutoring, school advocacy, and college and career readiness programming. Support provided by Horton’s Kids staff, highly skilled teachers, and trained volunteers

Household Stability

Weekly check-ins with parents and caregivers, employment resources & trainings, game nights and other enrichment programming for families.

Youth Development

Structured social-emotional learning curriculum. Enrichment activities, including cooking classes, arts and crafts, and team sports. Field trips throughout DC, life skills and other discussion groups, and mentoring.


Or mail your check to Horton’s Kids Payment Processing Center:
Horton’s Kids, Inc. PO Box 71159 Charlotte, NC 28272-115