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KEEN’s Mission
Empower youth with disabilities by providing free, non-competitive one-to-one programs of exercise, fitness and fun, led by volunteer coaches.

KEEN’s Vision
Foster confidence, self-esteem and community inclusion of youth with disabilities; strengthen communities through education of volunteers; and provide families with respite 
and a supportive network.

Bullis Gives Back -- A Special Event for KEEN Athletes, Sunday, April 30 

The Bullis School invites all of our KEEN athletes to participate, free of charge, in their 9th Annual Bullis Gives Back 5K Run/2.5K Walk and festival on Sunday, April 30. Onsite registration opens at 8:30 am. The Buddy Run warms ups are at 9 am. The Buddy Run is at 9:15 am. Festival activities continue until 11 am.
Register your KEEN athlete to attend! 

Check out all the fun everyone had last year.

           KEEN Golf Classic - Monday, May 15

Calling all golfers!  The annual Golf Classic, presented by Marriott International, will be held on Monday, May 15 at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, MD.  Registrations are now being accepted for sponsorships, foursomes and single golfers. Click here for more details and to reserve your spot today. 

KEEN Launches Bowling in Baltimore! 

On Sunday, February 5, we kicked off our 25th anniversary expansion with the launch of KEEN Bowling in Baltimore at Dundalk Lanes. Check out Fox 45 Baltimore's and WMAR-ABC2 News' coverage of our new program and our 25th anniversary celebration.


Save the Date
Saturday, November 4, 2017
KEENFest 2017: 25th Anniversary Gala

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for KEENFest 2017, celebrating 25 years of KEEN Greater DC.


Marriott International
Vision Award

Daryl and Sondra Nickel
Lifetime Achievement Award

The evening will include a cocktail reception with silent auction, seated dinner, awards program and live auction. Contact Elizabeth Doherty for more information regarding sponsorship and donations. 


                                                 Kids Euro Festival KEEN Day

KEEN athletes and their families and other area families of children with disabilities enjoyed a fantastic day of live performances by European children's troupes, story telling, films, Zumba dancing, arts and crafts and more at the 7th Annual Kids Euro Festival KEEN Day at La Maison Française. Thank you to the Kids Euro Festival, the Embassy of France and the European-American Cultural Foundation and the KEEN Coaches Committee for creating such a special day! See all the fun that was had here

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.