Give Before You Get (GBYG)
is an exciting program that empowers the underserved in our community to make a contribution to others.

On Saturday, December 12th individuals from homeless shelters in the Washington, DC area will volunteer to go Howard University Hospital and the Washington Hospital Center to provide small gifts and visit with hospital patients.

Help us in this effort by contributing toward the purchase of the gifts for our homeless volunteers to give to patients. Every $10 you contribute will go to the purchase of one gift. Your donation will help instill a great sense of dignity and purpose for those who are typically seen on the receiving end of charity. It doesn’t take a lot to do a lot!  Contribute to GBYG today.

Read More on GBYG.


Programs & Focus Areas


The Stafford Foundation manages three programs in partnership with other nonprofit organizations. These are:

Give Before You Get,
The Stafford Centre
Doing Good, and
Youth Athletics Community Champions Program

What Is Our Mission?


The Stafford Foundation collaborates with and invests in capacity-building efforts that equip the underserved through programs that provide health, education, training and faith-based mission support.

Celebrating Our Donors


Thank you for your donation:

  • Deborah Chambers
  • Deep Mala Chopra
  • Faye Conley
  • Deborah Easter
  • Rose Free
  • Andrea Gill
  • Kayla Greene
  • Thomas & Vernell Howell
  • Audrey Jones-Prout
  • Gilbert Knowles
  • Ron Lofton
  • Janet McKenzie
  • Isaiah Morrison
  • Denise Moore
  • Brenda Moore
  • Nancy Myrick
  • Joan Norman
  • Robin Patterson
  • Harold Stafford
  • Shirley Wair
>> Learn more about our Programs

>> Learn more about our mission

>> Make a donation today!


“The People’s Inaugural Ball moved and inspired our whole community. By extending this opportunity to homeless women from our programs, the Stafford Foundation reminded us of the worth and integrity of every person, and the value of every voice.” 

~ Schroeder Stribling, Executive Director, N Street Village
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