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Welcome to the

Victims' Rights Foundation

The Victims' Rights Foundation (VRF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Montgomery County, Maryland based volunteer group that performs volunteer support services on behalf of victims of violent crimes and attacks.

The VRF organization is 25 years old.  It has raised over $1 million dollars for victims of violent crimes since its inception.  

The Foundation has grown in reputation as an effective and efficient organization helping victims recover from violent crimes and attacks.

VRF Board of Directors assigns Ms. Rachel Wims to position of President and CEO

VRF Corporate Sponsors:

Bold Concepts, Congressional Bank and Hughes

News & Events

VRF 25th Anniversary
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

VRF 25th Anniversary being held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Starts at 9 AM to 10 AM.  Zoom Meeting.

Please click on Donate Now to secure your Zoom Access to event.

Zoom Access will be sent to participants 24 hours before the event.

Checks can be mailed to:                                                                 Victims'Rights Foundation, Inc.                                                                      814 W. Diamond Ave. Suite 200                                                               Galthersburg, MD. 20878



VRF food giveaway
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

VRF food giveaway led by Rachel Wims, President and Judith Clark, President of Women Who Care Ministries. 


VRF collects socks and coats for the Homeless
9:00 PM - 4:00 PM

VRF plans to donate socks and coats for the homeless in the Washington, DC metro area. 






VRF 25th Anniversary being held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Starts at 9 AM to 10 AM.  Zoom Meeting.  Details below.

The Victims' Rights Foundation was established in 1996 in response to the killings of three Washington DC Metropolitan area women Tamika Black, 19; Tanji Jackson, 21; and Mishan Chinn, 23, found in Beltsville, Maryland. These families were the first recipients of the Victims' Rights Foundation. Victims' Rights Foundation helped each family through difficult circumstances throughout the perpetrator's arrest, trial, and conviction. The number of victims is rising at a steady and rapid rate since 1996.

Joining President & CEO Rachel Wims to help continue to support the rights of all victims.

25th Anniversary Sponsors

Bold Concepts, Inc.

Congressional Bank

Total Wine & More

Fitzgerald Auto Mall


David P. Wimsatt, Bold Concepts, Humanitarian of the Decade

Jim & Barbara Barry, Washington Office Interiors, President's Award

Isabella Wise, Perseverance Award

Fela Strickland-Smith, Satori Interactive, Executive Recognition Award

Honorary CommitteeThe Honorable Lily Qi, Maryland State Delegate, District 15

Norvell V Coots, MD., President and CEO Holy Cross Health, a member of Trinity Health

Ms. Dottie Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald Auto Mall 

    Tickets $65 Click here to secure Zoom Access                                   

*(Zoom Link will be provided for the event 24 hours before the event start)

25th Anniversary Committee

Cheryl Mavritte, Bold Concepts

Debra Nelson

                    Rachel Wims, President and CEO