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KEEN Greater DC is a nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families and caregivers. KEEN's mission is to foster the self-esteem, confidence, skills and talents of its athletes through non-competitive activities, allowing young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.

Save June 7 for the 14th Annual KEEN Sports Festival 

Avenel Park, Potomac, MD
Sign up to volunteer at this great event.




Join us  May 3, 2015

7th Annual Bullis Gives Back 5K/2.5K & wheelchair accessible "Buddy Run" 


For the third year in a row, the Bullis School community in Potomac, Md., has chosen KEEN Greater DC as one of the beneficiaries of its "7th Annual Bullis Gives Back 5K Run/2.5K Walk & Buddy Run" event.  KEEN athletes are invited to participate in this special day that starts with a buddy run/walk that includes moon bounce obstacle courses. KEEN athletes will be matched with the Bullis students from 8:30-9:45 am. After that KEEN athletes and their families are encouraged to stay until 11:30 am and enjoy the rest of the event's attractions, which include pony rides, face painting and sports clinics with Bullis athletes. All KEEN athletes will receive free t-shirts, pizza and drinks. This entire event is free of charge for our athletes and their families. 

Please register your KEEN athlete here, email Beata and plan to join us on May 3! 



KEEN Golf Classic

May 4, 2015

 Woodmont Country Club, Rockville, MD

KEEN Greater DC and Malice Domestic

We are proud to announce that KEEN Greater DC has been chosen as the beneficiary of Malice Domestic’s 2015 Convention.  Funds raised at this annual event will enable KEEN to introduce reading and literacy elements into its programs that serve over 400 young people with disabilities.  For further details on this new and exciting partnership click here.



KEEN Greater DC Among the Best Community-Based
Non-Profits in Greater DC

We are pleased to announce that KEEN Greater DC has been selected by the Catalogue for Philanthropy as among the best community-based nonprofits in Greater Washington! The organization will be featured in their 2014-2015 Catalogue.  This is third time KEEN Greater DC has received this distinction.


ABC 7 News Anchor Leon Harris named KEEN Greater DC 

Harris' Hero of the Week

Check out our video: A Day In The Life -- One KEEN GDC volunteer tells her story.


Thank you Discovery Communications for creating this wonderful video for us!


Want to Help?

To volunteer or make a tax deductible financial contribution, or donate athletic equipment or in-kind services, contact us at:

KEEN Greater DC
PO Box 341590
Bethesda, MD 20827-1590


To donate online, click here.