Capitol Hill Community Foundation Collecting Donations at Eastern Market

Volunteers Needed

The Capitol Hill Community Founation is coordinating the fundraising to aid those impacted by the Frager's Fire. It plans to manage the funds in a manner similar to it relief of Eastern Market merchants in 2007. CHCF distributes 100% of all donations. It is a volunteer driven 501(c)(3) organization with zero administrative overhead.

On Sunday, June 9, the Capitol Hill Community Foundation (CHCF) will have a booth at Eastern Market to accept contributions for Frager's relief. The booth will be there from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CHCF is looking for volunteers to staff the booth in shifts from 10 a.m. to noon, noon to 2 p.m., and 2 to 4 p.m. The organization also plans to have a booth at Eastern Market on the weekends of June 15-16, 22-23, and 29-30. Volunteers are needed for the same time slots on those dates. If you can volunteer please email Gary Peterson at

Donating and Benefit Efforts

Updates on the Frager’s relief effort will be posted at Friends of Fragers, and on this website. You can donate money to the relief effort here.

Benefit Concert

On Wednesday, June 12, at 7  p.m., the Hill Center and DC Jazz will present a concert with DC Abadey, to benefit the Friend’s of Frager’s Fund. The quartet’s musical inspirations include John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, and Duke Ellington among others. Details are on the Hill Center website. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.


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