Mary’s Center & Briya Public Charter School Partnership Recognized Nationally and Locally as a 2022 Top Workplace

For the fifth year in a row, Mary’s Center & Briya Public Charter School were recognized as Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington, DC area. The partnership also received the national USA Top Workplaces recognition for the first time. - June 19, 2022

Mary’s Center Selected as Pinnacle Grantee from the Maximus Foundation to Support Underserved Communities

The Maximus Foundation selected Mary’s Center as their first ever Pinnacle Grantee to support critical efforts to meet the needs of under-resourced community members. - June 10, 2022

Delta Dental Community Care Foundation Launches Multi-Year Funding Program to Address National Oral Health Care Crisis Among Older Adults

Recent National Institutes of Health Report Declares Adults Aged 65-Plus are the Most Critically Underserved Population in U.S. for Oral Care. - April 28, 2022

Mary’s Center Announces Dr. Tollie B. Elliott, Sr., as New CEO

Dr. Elliott succeeds Maria Gomez, founder of the organization, who will depart at the end of 2021 after 33 years of service. - November 11, 2021

Mary’s Center and Briya Public Charter School Celebrate Three Awards from The Washington Post 2021 Top Workplaces

The Washington Post announced that the Mary’s Center & Briya Public Charter School partnership has made the list of 2021 Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington, DC area. Mary’s Center President and CEO Maria Gomez was honored with the Large Workplace Leadership Award, and... - June 20, 2021

Mary’s Center Receives Funding from TD Charitable Foundation to Improve Access to Prenatal Care and Infant Health Outcomes

Funding will expand the Centering Pregnancy Program to reach 250 expecting mothers. - June 05, 2021

Mary’s Center Appoints Two New Board Members

Mary’s Center is proud to announce the appointment of two new board members whose expertise in corporate philanthropy and education will enable the organization to advance its mission of building better futures through the delivery of health care, education, and social services. “Viki... - May 19, 2021

Mary’s Center’s President and CEO Announces Departure

Maria Gomez Will Leave a Thriving Organization in the DC Region after 33 years. - March 27, 2021

Mary’s Center Families Benefit from Laptop Donation by Hispanic Heritage Foundation

The Donation Seeks to Eliminate Learning Gaps for Students and Isolation for Seniors - February 14, 2021

Mary’s Center Begins Administering COVID-19 Vaccines

Today, Mary’s Center will begin administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The Center is one of four community health centers in the District of Columbia that received the first shipment of vaccines and is authorized to provide it. As dictated by local health departments, Mary’s... - December 30, 2020

Mary’s Center Earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index

Today, Mary’s Center announced their “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The designation was awarded in the 13th edition of HRC’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released today. A record 765 health care facilities... - September 04, 2020

Mary’s Center Reopens Two Health Centers Temporarily Closed Due to COVID-19 to Address the Great Need for Children’s Immunizations and Dental Care

Mary’s Center announced today the reopening of the two health centers in the Adams Morgan and Fort Totten neighborhoods of Washington, DC that were temporarily closed since March due to the impact of COVID-19. The Center also expanded its in-person visits for child vaccinations and dental... - July 15, 2020

Mary’s Center to Establish D.C. Child Care Reopening Fund with Support from Five Foundations; The $1M Fund Will Assist 115 Local Child Care Programs

Mary’s Center announced today a partnership with five foundations to establish and administer the D.C. Child Care Reopening Fund to respond to child care providers’ urgent need of support as the District of Columbia and surrounding states begin to reopen. The partner foundations include... - July 11, 2020

Mary’s Center & Briya Public Charter School Partnership Named One of The Washington Post’s 2020 Top Workplaces in Greater Washington

The Washington Post announced that the Mary’s Center & Briya Public Charter School partnership has made the list of 2020 Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington, DC area. This is the third time in 4 years that the partnership has received this recognition, which spotlights private, public, nonprofit, and government agencies that received the highest employee ratings from a survey contracted by the newspaper. - June 18, 2020

Mary’s Center Announces Former Civil Rights Litigator Todd A. Cox as New Board Chair and Appoints 2 New Board Members

Former civil rights litigator and policy advocate Todd A. Cox is the new Board Chair of Mary’s Center’s Board of Directors, taking the helm from renowned economist Dr. Stuart M. Butler, who served from 2018-2020. - June 17, 2020

Mary’s Center Receives Emergency Funding from Direct Relief to Bolster the Healthcare Safety Net in the Washington, DC Region

Mary’s Center announced an infusion of $50,000 in emergency grant funding from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) to continue frontline response efforts serving the most under-resourced individuals and families in the region. - May 29, 2020

Mary’s Center Receives Funding from the Robert I. Schattner Foundation; Funds Will Support Dental Care in Montgomery County

Mary’s Center was announced as the recipient of a $450,000 grant from the Robert I. Schattner Foundation, a private charitable foundation established by dentist and inventor Dr. Robert I. Schattner in 1992. The grant will support Mary’s Center’s efforts to expand its service... - February 01, 2020

Bank of America Announced $150,000 Economic Mobility Grant to Mary’s Center

Bank’s Charitable Giving in Greater Washington, DC Nears $2 Million in 2019. - December 06, 2019

Mary’s Center Releases Key Findings from Evaluation of Its Social Change Model Conducted by Urban Institute: Results Detail Model, Best Practices, & Plans for Replication

Mary’s Center announced a report by the Urban Institute that examines the organization’s Social Change Model and its unique approach to addressing the social determinants of health in the DC metropolitan region. - September 22, 2019

Mary’s Center Announces Major Rebranding to Reflect Expansion, Diversity, and Inclusion; A New Logo, Slogan, and Website Are Part of the New Look, Name Remains the Same

Today, Mary’s Center announced a major rebranding to reflect the company’s growth, diversity, and ongoing mission of providing high quality services to individuals from all communities across the DC metropolitan region. Since its inception in 1988 when Mary’s Center opened a... - September 05, 2019

Mary’s Center Receives Funding from MAXIMUS Foundation

Mary’s Center receives funding from MAXIMUS Foundation to support under-served communities. Today, Mary’s Center announced that they received a grant from the MAXIMUS Foundation in the amount of $12,000 to support efforts to meet the needs of under-resourced community members. The... - August 09, 2019

Kresge Foundation Selects Mary’s Center for National Next Generation Initiative

Mary’s Center is proud to announce that the Kresge Foundation has selected their organization for the second cohort of its national Next Generation Initiative. Mary’s Center will join nine other private nonprofit and public human services organizations advancing the social and economic... - July 18, 2019

Mary’s Center Hosts No Shots, No School Campaign Event

Mary’s Center hosted a No Shots, No School Campaign Event on Monday, July 15th from 11:30am-12:30pm at their clinic on Georgia Avenue in northwest DC. The campaign is part of an initiative from the DC Vaccines for Children Program (VFC), which is under the DC Health’s Immunization... - July 17, 2019

Mary’s Center Receives Baby Monitor Donation from Panasonic

Mary’s Center announced today it received a donation of 500 baby monitors from Panasonic Corporation of North America. “We feel so honored that Panasonic donated monitors to Mary’s Center,” said Maria Gomez, CEO/President of Mary’s Center. “It not only provides... - July 16, 2019

Mary’s Center’s President/CEO, Maria Gomez, Honored as First Inductee to the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Hispanic Business Hall of Fame

Today, the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) announced Mary’s Center’s President and CEO, Maria Gomez, as the first ever inductee of its newly established Hispanic Business Hall of Fame. The goal of the Hall of Fame is to recognize business leaders whose legendary... - June 15, 2019

Beverage Organizations Support Mary’s Center with Donation for New Teaching Kitchen

A $50,000 donation will allow Mary's Center participants to have access to better nutrition resources. - March 24, 2019

Mary’s Center Launches Stories Into Books, Memoirs from Its Senior Members

A Journey of Unique and Inspiring Life Experiences in 15 Stories. - July 19, 2018

The Public Relations Society of America – National Capital Chapter Selects Mary's Center as Its New Pro Bono Client

PRSA-NCC Pro Bono Committee Offers PR Expertise to Local Nonprofit. - June 16, 2018

Mary’s Center Selected by Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund to Accelerate Economic Opportunity in Washington, DC

A $500,000 investment in core operating support will enable Mary’s Center to change the paradigm of educational and economic opportunities for the next generation. - April 30, 2018

Montgomery County Programs Expanding Access to Health Care Services

More than 17,000 underserved or uninsured County residents have benefited. - April 29, 2018

Mary’s Center Receives Federal Recognition for Best Clinical Performance

HRSA presented the organization with the 2017 Health Center Quality Leader Award. - March 25, 2018

Mary’s Center Celebrates 30 Years of Service in the DC Metro Area

From a small basement to eight locations, the Center has touched thousands of lives. - March 09, 2018

Experienced Healthcare Leader and Pediatrician Joins Mary’s Center Board

Dr. Jim Rost is committed to quality care and patient safety. - February 22, 2018

Mary’s Center to Host Grand Opening of New Behavioral Health Center

The New Building Will Increase Access to Behavioral Health Services in the District of Columbia - November 08, 2017

Mary’s Center to Expand Healthcare Access in Montgomery County in 2018

Expansion to a New Location in Silver Spring Made Possible by a $600,000 Grant from The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. - October 26, 2017

Mary’s Center Honors Clark Construction with Community Service Award

The Award will be presented at the Center’s Annual Gala. - October 06, 2017

Mary’s Center Honors The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

The Building Stronger Communities Award will be presented at the Center’s Annual Gala. - October 05, 2017

Mary’s Center Announces Co-Chairs and EmCee of Its 2017 Annual Gala, Noche Tropical

The team is committed to spearheading Mary’s Center’s effort to raise $600,000 to help local families in need. - September 21, 2017

Mary’s Center Prepares for Washington’s Day of Giving: Activism Starts @ Home

Do More 24 Seeks to Raise Nearly $2 Million to Support D.C, Maryland and Virginia Residents - June 08, 2017

Strolling, Eating and Sampling Helps Create Access to Health Care

Twenty Local Restaurants Team Up for Annual Taste of Adams Morgan to Benefit Mary’s Center - May 28, 2017

The National Hispanic Medical Association Partners with Mary’s Center to Highlight the Importance of Preventive Care

A Health Fair with Free Screenings will be held for the Community. - April 29, 2017

Mary's Center Welcomes 2 New Board Members

Both bring a diverse set of skills to guide and support the Center’s work. - March 22, 2017

Mary’s Center President & CEO Maria Gomez Featured in The Hero Effect Docu-Series

Episode Will Air on Feb. 11 at 10:00am EST on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network - February 01, 2017

Mary’s Center’s Appoints Two New Board Members

Each brings a diverse set of skills to guide and support the Center’s work. - January 19, 2017

Mary’s Center to Launch its 2017 Energy Assistance Program in Prince George’s County

The program will pay up to $500 of energy and gas utilities for needy residents. - January 11, 2017

Mary’s Center Named Washington’s Most Innovative PR & Marketing Team 2016

The Center was selected among 25 other organizations in the Nation’s Capital. - January 08, 2017

Mary’s Center to Share Holiday Spirit with More Than 1,000 Neighbors in Need

During 28th annual holiday celebration, immigrant children in the Washington, DC metro area will receive new toys and their families will have an opportunity to come together with others. - December 16, 2016

Mary’s Center Named “2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits

Award Based on Outstanding Online Reviews. - November 28, 2016

NBC Stars to Visit New Mary’s Center Location in Fort Totten

NBC 4 Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer and American Ninja Warrior Season 7 Finalist Sean Darling-Hammond are long-standing supporters of Mary's Center, which is opening its 7 location for healthcare, education and social services in Fort Totten. - October 26, 2016

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