Community Family Life Services (CFLS) Named DC Nonprofit of the Year

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

LSA congratulates Community Family Life Services (CFLS) on being named the 2014 Nonprofit Organization of the Year by the DC Chamber of Commerce. According to the DC Chamber of Commerce website, CFLS is being recognized for their outstanding achievements in support of those suffering from homelessness and poverty.

"Community Family Life Services has provided housing, case management, employment counseling, mentoring, youth development, and emergency services to low-income and homeless families since 1969. Since its inception, the organization continues to expand its impact and now services over 1,300 people each year. This year, CFLS was featured in the 2013-2014 Catalogue for Philanthropy-Greater Washington as one of the best community-based non-profits in the Washington region. This distinguished honor is given to charities that display the highest degree of excellence in terms of financial sustainability and overall impact in the community."

The award was given to Executive Director, Claudia Thorne by Harry Mingo, President and CEO of the DC Chamber of Commerce as pictured to the left. Ms. Thorne accepted the award with gratitude toward both the Chamber and CFLS supporters for "allowing us to continue serving DC's most vulnerable residents."

Congratulations CFLS on this outstanding achievement!

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