We’re currently accepting new students, ages 6-14, to our free After-School Writing Lab! Questions? Ask Tyler.
826DC's Storybook Soiree

826DC’s Storybook Soiree

Mark your calendars and get your tickets! We’re throwing our first-ever gala, 826DC’s Storybook Soiree, at the Planet Word Museum on Thursday, May 18th, from 6 PM to 8 PM.

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Paddlestar Galactica IX, ping-pong for a good cause

All About Paddlestar Galactica IX

Paddlestar Galactica, the ping-pong tournament supporting 826DC’s youth writing programs, is BACK! The beloved offbeat tournament returns on March 25th, 12:30 PM to 4 PM at SPIN DC.

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Various photos from the 2022 marathon

Going the Distance for Young Authors

This weekend, 826DC held our second-ever Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon, the 0.826 mile fundraiser supporting our writing programs.

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#GivingNovember is Here

It’s #GivingNovember! Our incredible board is matching up to $30K in donations to 826DC, right now through 11:59 PM on November 30th.

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Pencils with "Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon" written on them

Major Strides for Writing Education

826DC’s inaugural Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon was pretty astounding!

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826DC's Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon

826DC’s Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon

No matter where you are on June 5th, 826DC’s Half-Half-Half-Half-Half Marathon will be the greatest and shortest (0.826 miles, to be exact) virtual race in town.

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