March 7, 2014

A Wider Circle Founder Honored as a 2014 CNN Hero

Mark Bergel, founder of A Wider Circle -- the Bethesda/Silver Spring-based non-profit that helps countless local children and adults lift themselves out of poverty -- has been named a 2014 CNN Hero. Watch the video and read the article here, then see Mark and learn more about A Wider Circle on CNN Heroes Facebook page.

The staff says considering that more than 10,000 individuals from around the world were nominated in the past year for CNN Hero, for A Wider Circle's work to be honored in this way is “absolutely incredible. Those of us who get to work with Mark every day are excited about this well-deserved honor - and about this unique opportunity to spread the word about the movement to end poverty.”