Friends of Southwest DC
Friends of SW DC

Friends of Southwest DC serves non-profit organizations in SW DC by supporting organizations that conduct educational, community development and charitable programs.

 

Background
and History

Grantees'
Success Stories

Girl Scouts Trip on the Underground Railroad

Southwest Girl Scout Troop 4298 used a grant from FOS to take a trip to the Chesapeake Children's Museum to learn about and experience The Underground Railroad Journey to Freedom. They created a folder of pictures and text about their overnight experience. Some of the contents are shown below.

 

Quilt of codes used by escaping slaves                "Harriet Tubman"

 

 

Friends of Southwest DC
389 O Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
friendsswdc@yahoo.com