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Liberty Gives Back

Interpreter Student Grant Program Liberty Language Services

Grants for Speakers of Languages of Lesser Diffusion - An ongoing program at Liberty Language Services that covers the cost of medical interpreter course tuition that is available to speakers of rarer languages, also known as languages of lesser diffusion (LLDs). Just as there are fewer speakers of these LLDs, there are fewer qualified and trained interpreters for their communities who work to bridge language access needs. An example of languages that qualify as LLD include:

Bambara, Bengali, Cambodian, Greek, Igbo, K’iche, Mam, Twi and Wolof.

 

For more information contact our Interpreter Education Department by sending an email to: education@libertylanguageservices.com or by calling 1-888-746-9108 ext 7.

Liberty Language Services was a Gold Sponsor of the Race to Beat Cancer – October 3, 2020

This annual race funds cancer treatment and research at MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Washington Cancer Institute. Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 Race To Beat Cancer was turned into a VIRTUAL RACE ONLY. Participants could run or walk your 1K, 5k, or 10k distance on any day, at any time, and from anywhere during the race window which was open from September 26 - October 3, 2020.

 

More information and to join Team Liberty: https://runsignup.com/Race/DC/Washington/RacetoBeatCancer5K

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A donation of $10,000 was made to the Adventist Healthcare COVID Response Fund to honor their caregivers and purchase any resources that they may need as this extraordinary health crisis continues. Adventist Healthcare serves an area of Maryland--Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties--which are most impacted by the COVID pandemic.

 

To learn more, visit:

https://www.adventisthealthcare.com/coronavirus-covid-19/

A donation of $10,000 was made to the Inova Health Foundation to support Inova’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Donations to the Emergency Preparedness Fund support extraordinary expenses such as rising costs for personal protective equipment (PPE), increased staffing and training for frontline team members, purchase of ventilators and specialized equipment and increased services for non-COVID-19 patients via telehealth and home visits.

 

Inova is Northern Virginia’s largest non-profit health system and we are proud to contribute to saving lives and safeguarding the health of the community and Inova team members on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis.

 

To learn more, visit: https://foundation.inova.org/priorities/emergency-preparedness-fund/

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A $500 contribution was made to ASHA for Women which empowers South Asian women to overcome domestic violence and become self-reliant. They also provide guidance to all South Asian seniors and caregivers in the DC Metro Area. They speak the language, understand the culture and are committed to seeing all groups live in peace and dignity. Helplines are available for seniors and caregivers, as well as for domestic violence.

 

To learn more: https://ashaforwomen.org/

As a Corporate Champion, Liberty Language Services made a $2,500 donation that supports Wounded Warrior Project®  (WWP) in their efforts to deliver life-changing programs to over 100,000 wounded warriors, their families, and caregivers. Through support like ours, warriors are able to connect with each other, overcome mental health challenges, lead active and healthy lives, and find rewarding civilian careers. These programs and services are provided at no cost to the warriors and their loved ones.

 

To learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.

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Liberty was a platinum sponsor of the Pediatric Specialists of Virginia's STRIDE FORWARD 5K and Family Health Fair in Reston, VA on September 23rd, 2017. This wonderful event is PSV's only yearly fundraiser for donations, every penny of which is used to maintain a healing environment within PSV facilities for children with serious health problems and their families. Several members of Liberty's staff participated in the Family Health Fair while others entered and ran in the 5K. It was a wonderful opportunity to raise money for a good cause and have some fun with other local businesses!

Liberty was a sponsor for Hope and Healing for Humanity: A Benefit Concert for BRAWS (Bringing Resources to Aid Women's Shelters) in Vienna, VA on October 3rd, 2017. Presented by La-Ti-Do Productions, this inspiring event showcased local poets, singers, and musicians who used artistic expression to support BRAWS and raise money to buy feminine hygiene products for Puerto Rican women affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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