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PAL Partners

These fine organizations are special friends of PAL, helping us out in many ways. We hope you'd like to be a PAL Partner, too.   
Shoot us an e-mail at or call the office at 202-966-2171.
We can't do the work without help!

Armed Forces Retirement Home
Hosts our monthly orientations. PAL has been visiting at AFRH for over 25 years!
And a thanks to all of the fabulous doggie-related businesses that help us promote PAL.To see a full list of our supporters please click on the links below. 

Veterinarians and Clinics

Pet supply stores

Animal rescues and shelters


DCPS Out-of-School Time Office
The after-school program and summer camp are offered in partnership with DC Public Schools Out-of-School Time Office, which provides space, security, janitors, and coordination. PAL Club runs afterschool during the school year; PAL Camp operates during the month of July.

Scholar AcademiesScholar Academies
DCPS selected this Philadelphia-based nonprofit to take over Stanton Elementary's administration. Scholar Academies has a track record of turning around failing schools and is making a big difference already in Southeast DC. Principal Caroline John is very supportive of PAL Club and PAL Camp, and we are proud to work with such a strong and determined team of caring people.

City Year
City Year coordinates young corps members that dedicate a year of service to improving
communities. At Stanton, a team helps out in the classrooms during the day, and nine corps members stay after school to help out at PAL Club. We work with City Year to improve the quality of our after-school programming and give every child a valuable experience at PAL Club.

Earth Conservation Corps (ECC)
ECC is a nonprofit youth development and environmental service organization located on the heavily polluted Anacostia River in Southeast Washington, DC, one of our nations most disadvantaged communities. Since 1992, ECC has provided hundreds of unemployed, out of school youth ages 17-25 with hands on workforce and leadership development training, environmental education and media arts training.

DC Department of Employment Services
Youth from the DC Office of Youth Employment provide helping hands at camp in the summer, learning and growing alongside their younger neighbors.

Capuchin Franciscan Volunteer Corps
Cap Corps places a full-time college graduate at PAL Club to serve as a PAL Club teacher and Assistant Site Coordinator. Their corps members are integral members of the PAL team and use their talents to make PAL Club and PAL Camp the best they can be.