KEEN On the Move!

News, Inspiring Stories and Information from KEEN Greater DC


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We Are Hiring!
KEEN Greater DC is seeking a Development Coordinator to support our fundraising efforts.

The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, have prior fundraising experience, and excellent writing skills.
For more information and how to apply, review the job description here. 

Please share with anyone you think might be a good candidate!
Bike to the Beach

On August 2 , KEEN Greater DC participated in  Bike to the Beach--from Washington, DC, to Dewey Beach, Del.-- to raise awareness about autism and funds for KEEN programs. Special thanks to our riders: Michael Roy, and Leslie and Mike McNamara. Together they raised over $3,500!
What Makes KEEN Unique?

Programs are:
-Free of charge
-Open to children with any type or severity of disability
-Run by volunteers
-Funded solely by the community   

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Fund-An-Athlete Summer Drive

Team KEEN has raised over $23,000 to date!

Our board members, volunteers, athletes and friends have joined together to form the 2019 Fund-An-Athlete team. This team is ambitious! Their 
goal is to raise $60,000 by September 30.

New Program: ZamDance 
Our new ZamDance program will start at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, MD on October 6!  During a KEEN ZamDance class athletes (18+ years old) will be assisted by volunteers for an hour of fitness, friendship and fun! 

To register for this program, please contact  Katie .
New Athletes - Now Enrolling 
Thanks to the generous support of our donors and funders, KEEN continues to thrive.    We have space for more athletes in several KEEN programs in Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia.  

Please help us spread the word, and share our new on-line   Athlete Enrollment form.

KEENFest 2019: Saturday, Nov. 2

Mark your calendar and plan to join us and special guest emcee, Fox 5's  Shawn Yancy at our Enchanted KEENdom!

Michelle Freeman
Distinguished Community Impact
Eric Tarring
Volunteer of the Year 

The early bird rate ends September 1.
Welcome Back Volunteers
We're thrilled to announce that KEEN programs will be back in full swing starting September 7 and 8.

Our website will now be updated weekly, with links for  Volunteer Registrations   being posted two weeks prior to each program date.

We look forward to seeing you back at KEEN!

KEEN Parents

Welcome to fall and another year of KEEN programs! 

To help you keep track of your child's programs, please check our on-line Google calendar that is available on our  website. If you are not sure what programs your child is enrolled in, please e-mail:  [email protected].

If your athlete is going to miss a session, please call the KEEN Hotline at 301/770-3200 ext. 3. or contact your program manager or e-mail us at  [email protected]

Call/e-mail even if it is at the very last minute!  We check for messages during athlete check-in.

We Want to Hear From You 

You can make KEEN On the Move! as informative as possible. Please let us know what YOU want to read about.  Know an athlete, volunteer, business or donor who is creating acceptance and opportunities through KEEN?  Send your ideas to [email protected].


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