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

Harvest Collective Projects


We'd like to thank our friends at The Harvest Collective for facilitating upcoming opportunities for So What Else to partner with food recovery organization the Mid-Atlantic Gleaning Network on two volunteer gleaning … [Read More...]

Summer Camp Photo Gallery


So What Else Summer Camp 2014 is underway! We are super excited to provide 8 weeks of cost free summer camp for under-served youth in Silver Spring, PG County and Washington DC. Our team develops day camp style programs … [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

  • Bike to the Beach Ride for Autism
    Date: August 1, 2014
    Time: 7:00 am --- 10:00 am
    Location: Gonzaga High School, 19 I St NW, District of Columbia, 20001

    This will be our fifth year helping www.BikeToTheBeach.org with their mission to raise money and awareness for autism through a large-scale bike ride fundraiser. Bikers ride from Gonzaga High School to Dewey Beach. Volunteers who participate all day meet and…

  • PG County Olympics
    Date: August 1, 2014
    Time: 9:30 am --- 4:00 pm
    Location: Sweetgum Area of the Greenbelt Park

    Another Olympics event for the  PG County Community Services Foundation kids! This will tie up the series of Olympics events and a winner will be declared. Like last time, we will have a number of stations for kids to play…

  • Edible Landscape Installation with The Harvest Collective
    Date: August 4, 2014
    Time: 10:30 am --- 2:30 pm
    Location: Silbert residence (11405 Guerlac Ct, North Potomac, MD 20878)

    We will be working with our partners at The Harvest Collective on their “Summer of Solutions” program, engaging volunteers in building gardens which will ultimately help contribute to a local co-operative food bank. Also on August 6th.

  • Sara’s Hope Shelter Birthday Party Program
    Date: August 4, 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.