About Us

Global Harmony Through Personal Excellence, Inc. is a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Its mission is to support the expression and humanity of children. Read more.


2016 Essay Contest Winners

We are delighted to announce the Winners and Honorable Mentions for 2016. Congratulations to all the students, teachers, parents, and principals. We could not be more pleased. We are very proud of you. We received quality essays from both DCPS and Public Charter schools. THANK YOU to all the students who submitted essays and shared your stories. You are awesome.

To see the Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 28th Celebration of Youth essay contest, click here.

26th Annual Christmas Caroling Event

Plans are underway for the 26th annual caroling event with Community of Hope residents this December. To volunteer with event preparation in November and December and/or to donate gifts for the children or gift cards for the moms from Target or Giant, please contact Dodie Brady at dorotheabrady@globalharmonyexcellence.org or 202-244-1682.

To make a donation to support the event, donate online or mail a check to 3925 Livingston Street, NW, Washington, DC 20015. All donations are tax deductible. Every size donation is appreciated and helpful. We have already started buying supplies. For more information about donating, please click here.

Christmas Caroling Video

2016 Essay Contest Theme

The 2016 Essay Contest Theme is: Life brings change. What change has happened in your life that has made a big impact on you? Tell us what happened and how you are changing as a result of this experience. How can what you are learning serve you in the years ahead?

Entries are due by May 1, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. For contest details, click here.