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"Loving The Community One Bag at a Time"

Love By The Handles, Inc. is a 501 c 3 nonprofit community-based organization that serves individuals in transition within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  Our goal is to provide a gift of love and financial support for individuals who are in their transitional stages of life.  We offer an array of items that can be contained in a bag with a handle for those in need such as cell phones, workforce development tips, school supplies, clothing, food for homeless women, men and children.  Additionally, we conduct monthly outreach food services to the homeless community!

Our mission extends to specific programs for at-risk youth by providing academic enrichment and mentoring.  In addition, we offer empowerment, workforce development support and financial independence training for survivors of domestic violence.  Love By The Handles will actively engage the community through the operation of a number of programs using community resources and volunteers.  These programs will be designed to expand economic opportunities, increase self-sufficiency, and improve the quality of life for individuals as well as families.  The need is great but our expression of love is greater! 


We also collect handbags and book-bags! If you have any purses or book-bags in good shape, please let us know. Feel out your information on the Contact Us page and a someone will be in touch.