Enjoy fine cocktails and a fun evening with friends to support local students achieving personal growth and academic success at Horizons and beyond. The celebration will take place at DC’s hottest hotel, THE LINE DC, with catering provided by the kitchen of The Rake’s Progress, the new restaurant from James Beard Award–winning chef Spike Gjerde

Ready to dive in?

There are many ways to support Horizons Greater Washington’s students and teachers through the Spring Splash.

become a sponsor

Sponsors play a critical role in underwriting our program and enjoy a variety of promotional benefits at the Spring Splash. For more information about sponsorship or to join us as a sponsor, click here.

join the host committee

Host committee members receive two tickets to the Spring Splash, are listed on the invitation, and will be recognized at the event. To join the host committee, click here.

purchase tickets

Enjoy cocktails and light fare with friends while supporting our commitment to keep children learning year round. To see the full invitation, click here. To purchase tickets to the Spring Splash, click here.

make a donation

Help us bring #6weeksofhappiness to more than 360 low-income students each year by making a direct contribution to Horizons Greater Washington. To make your tax-deductible gift, click here.

contact us

For more information about how you can be part of the Spring Splash, please contact Director of Individual Giving Anne Christman at achristman@horizonsgreaterwashington.org.

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Mai & Jim Abdo, The Anillo Family, Judy & Kenneth Bacon, Lizzie & Michael Cantacuzene, Maria Carmona & Ari Fitzgerald, Anne & Paul Christman, Melissa & James Dennis, Hollis & Neal Dittersdorf, Sally Dunkelberger & David Daniel, Janet & EJ Forlini, Ouzama & Algernon Henry, Jamie & Edward Hull, Meghan & Michael Jarvis, Margaret & David Johnson, Leana & Marc Katz, Kay Kendall & Jack Davies, Joan Kerrigan, Paige and John Kevill, Mary Kwak & Simon Johnson, Wendy Landres, Stephanie & Garrett Lowe, Katherine & Brian Lucas, Carolyn & Tony Mansfield, Diane Mooney & Frank Pietrantonio, Mary & Joseph Morgan, Katherine & Billy Nix, Beth & Bryan Palma, Noreen & John Paul, Ashley & Antonio Piraino, Gina Price & Michael Kirshbaum, Julie & Andrew Ray, Susan Rice & Ian Cameron, Rebecca Roberts & Dan Hartman, Nalini & Chris Rogers, Ellen & Peter Safir, Frazier & Bruce Schulman, Sarah & Archie Smart, Hallie & Chip Smith, Chrissy & Jeff Spigel, Debbie Tang & Art Silpasuvan, Sarah Whitesell & Wan Kim




6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cocktail reception

Business or cocktail attire


Kate Barrett, Elaine del Cerro, Ouzama Henry, Ann Kay, Ann Rakestraw, Hallie Smith


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The Alisann and Terry Collins Foundation



Rachel & John King, Jennifer Loven & Chris Cooper



Mary Pat & Darren Alcus, Brown Advisory, Fernanda & Brian Fisher, Karen & Joe Kelliher, Sally Sloan & Thomas Hentoff, Ellie Smith-Khuri & Walid Khuri, Proskauer Rose LLP, Mary & Jeff Zients



Leigh & Dan Comas, Elaine and Gerardo del Cerro, Ann Rakestraw & Steve Farina