I worked 20 years ago for a wonderful non-profit organization in Washington, D.C. called Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY). SBY provides shelter and services for runaway and homeless youth, teen mothers, and youth who confront a broad array of challenges in different aspects of their lives. It is a truly wonderful organization that does truly amazing work.
I didn't realize it the other day, but when Barack Obama provided community service in DC on the last day of his stretch as president-elect, he was painting rooms at Sasha Bruce. Here is some video from that day: