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2014 So What Else 4th Annual Gala
Sponsored by Rave Reviews and Mamma Lucia

Please join us for an evening of fun, great food, open bar and dancing. Help us to continue providing services and resources for those in need.

There are limited sponsorship opportunities, individual tickets and silent and live auction items for you to donate. Please consider this unique event that you will not want to miss. Click Here To Access The Sponsorship Form...

Click Here To Access The Brochure... For more information, please call or e-mail Bob Schless at 301.980.6181 or rschless@sowhatelse.org. You can purchase tickets or choose a sponsorship under the donate now button.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:00pm
VisArts, 155 Gibbs Street, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20850


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

2014 Summer to Remember


2014 Summer Camps wrapped up this past Friday, August 22nd. This summer So What Else doubled the amount of our day and week long camps, provided free of cost, to low income and under served communities in Maryland and … [Read More...]

Eco-Friendly Bottle Brick Bench Build


Join So What Else and our friends at The Harvest Collective in building a beautiful eco-friendly park bench made from recycled material at Black Hills Regional Park (20930 Lake Ridge Dr, Boyds, MD 20841). There will be … [Read More...]

Bike Lovers Volunteer Opportunities


 We have two upcoming volunteer projects that are perfect for bike lovers or any individual looking to give their time for a good cause. This Friday August 29th, So What Else is sending volunteers to the annual New … [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 Events

  • Bottle Brick Bench Building Project with The Harvest Collective
    Date: September 27, 2014
    Time: 10:00 am --- 5:00 pm
    Location: Black Hills Regional Park (20930 Lake Ridge Dr, Boyds, MD 20841)

    SWE can help out by approaching EBB to have program field trips approved in advance, and recruiting volunteers outside of our programs for the weekend volunteer opportunities. We will also want to involve the students from any programs we have…

  • Sara’s Hope Shelter Birthday Party Program
    Date: October 6, 2014
    Time: 6:30 pm --- 8:45 pm
    Location: Sarah’s Hope Shelter 1114 Mount Street, Baltimore, MD, 21217

    Monthly birthday parties for the children of Sara’s Hope. Volunteers assist with arts and crafts and celebrating with the kids.

  • Light the Night Walk
    Date: October 11, 2014
    Time: 11:00 am --- 5:00 pm
    Location: Rockville Town Square at 200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, MD 20850

    Join the So What Else volunteer group at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk.

  • Excel By the Bell Symposium
    Date: October 15, 2014
    Time: 8:30 am --- 12:30 pm
    Location: The Lutheran Church of St. Andrew (15300 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20905)

    With special guest speakers Syreeta Evans and Thandor Miller from the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation!