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Welcome!

So What Else is a grassroots service organization focusing on the empowerment and development of youth, through out of school time enrichment and community service.

Latest News

We are hiring!

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So What Else is currently recruiting for instructors to lead our after-school programming for our Winter, Spring and Summer programming. Our classes range from service learning, health and wellness, sports and … [Read More...]

Program of the Month: Green Club / Environmental Sustainability

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Location: Roberto Clemente Middle School When: Every Wednesdsay, 3:15 to 5:15Taught by The Harvest Collective - Jayne Matt and Davey RognerThrough outdoor education, research and experienced environmental educators this … [Read More...]

Donations Needed!

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We're seeking a donated or deeply discounted truck or van to aid us in our operations. As our valued supporters know, our work providing extracurricular activities and leading community service projects takes us to many … [Read More...]

New PG Community Services Foundation Site

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We are pleased to announce opening of a new Howard County site, where So What Else will be working to extend our free extracurricular enrichment services! The PG Community Services Foundation has just opened a new site … [Read More...]

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Tutors Wanted

Date: recurring; Monday through Thursday; Now Through December 18.
Time: 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Location: Cabin John Middle School (10701 Gainsborough Rd, Potomac, MD 20854)

Tutors are needed to help first through eighth grade students build their reading skills. Local organization Scotland Storm holds study sessions Monday through Thursday evenings from 5 pm to 6 pm in Potomac. Ideal candidates are patient, positive, enjoy working with children and are committed to helping these children succeed. Openings available immediately! Applicants should be consistently available at least one night per week. Tutoring experience a plus but no certifications necessary. Minimum age of 18. Applicants will be subject to a background check. Please send an email to williams.aj.91@gmail.com briefly describing your interest, experience, and availability, and please include your phone number.

  • Winter Wonderland Celebration
    Date: December 19, 2014
    Time: 6:00 pm --- 10:00 pm
    Location: White Oak Community Recreation Center (1700 April Ln, Silver Spring, MD 20904)

    10-15 volunteers needed to welcome parents and families, help supervise activities for kids, and provide any logistical support needed at this seasonal festival.

  • Community Gift Delivery Program with A Wider Circle
    Date: December 20, 2014
    Time: 11:00 am --- 5:00 pm
    Location: A Wider Circle (9159 Brookville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910)

    Play Santa for a day! Volunteers needed to help personally deliver gifts to deserving families throughout the Washington area! This opportunity begins at the offices of A Wider Circle, where volunteers will load their vehicle with gifts, donated by generous…

  • Community Gift Delivery Program with A Wider Circle
    Date: December 21, 2014
    Time: 11:00 am --- 5:00 am
    Location: A Wider Circle (9159 Brookville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910)

    Play Santa for a day! Volunteers needed to help personally deliver gifts to deserving families throughout the Washington area! This opportunity begins at the offices of A Wider Circle, where volunteers will load their vehicle with gifts, donated by generous…