Cognosante raises funds for transitional home for Veterans

Final Salute Inc., a nonprofit that seeks to provide homeless women Veterans and their children with safe and suitable housing, was in the middle of renovating a transitional home when it ran into some unexpected issues. Structural, zoning, and permitting challenges created a need for an additional $150,000 to get the home up to code […]

Bagging breakfast for the homeless

Employees of Cognosante and BITS, A Cognosante Company, gathered at lunchtime on January 24, 2017, to participate in “Cup of Joe,” a Catholic Charities volunteer opportunity. About 20 employees assembled 1,000 “breakfast-to-go” bags to be distributed at homeless shelters in the Washington, DC, area. The volunteers stuffed quart-size plastic bags with juice, crackers, fruit, and […]

Dan Blitz: Bringing angels to life

In 2012, Dan Blitz, now Director of Corporate Growth at Cognosante, was speaking with Francesca “Ches” Winch, a friend and English teacher at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia. Winch told Blitz of a dream she had in which her daughter and some friends (including Blitz’s daughter) had performed Broadway song and dance under the […]