Thursday, July 11, 2013

Non-Profit of the Week: Only Make Believe

DC This Week is pleased to introduce the "Non-Profit of the Week" series. Each week you'll learn about one DC-based non-profit you can consider supporting. 

Only Make Believe is an organization  that brings laughter and imagination to children suffering from chronic illnesses and disabilities. Since 1999, this organization has brought interactive theater performed by professional actors to over 35,000 children and families in 52 hospitals in the NYC metro area and 3 hospitals in the D.C. area. With celebrity support from Jude Law, Mike Myers, Sir Ian McKellen, Julia Stiles, Rachel Weisz, Alan Cumming, Kathie Lee Gifford, Chistopher Meloni, Petra Nemcova, and more, Only Make Believe has brought joy and hope to the hearts of families and children facing hard times. With the recent opening of their Washington D.C. sector, they have already brought the healing power of laugher to almost 300 children in Washington D.C. within one year and do not plan to stop now. For more information on the organization, please visit:  

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