WGB 4th Quarter 2019 news
Women Giving Back
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Christmas Comes Early at WGB

Ted Britt Ford in Chantilly delivered our new baby in December. Thank you to The Philip L. Graham Fund, Loudoun County’s nonprofit grant program and the Cloudbreak Foundation for contributing to this big purchase. We will be able to so much more for our community partners with our new wheels!

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Macy’s Shopping Event at Dulles Town Center

February 1 – February 15

Please support Women Giving Back at Macy's.

Just round up your store purchase amount & donate the extra change, up to 99¢.

Please share and help us spread the word. A great excuse to shop til' you drop!

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton Visits WGB

After the MLK March in Leesburg, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton toured and volunteered with Women Giving Back.

“I couldn't think of a better way to spend my #MLKDayOfService than with the dedicated staff and volunteers who serve our community every day.”

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New Drop-Off Locations

WGB has two new locations for clothing donations.  Donations can be dropped off at either location during normal business hours.

Long & Foster
1355 Beverly Rd., Suite 109
McLean, VA 22101
Hours: M-F, 9am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
Closed Sunday
(703) 790-1990
Movement Mortgage
12015 Lee Jackson Hwy
Suite 225
Fairfax, VA 22033
Hours: M-F, 9am to 5pm

If your company is easily accessible and would like to be considered a drop off location, please contact us!

View a list of other clothing drop-off locations

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Free Prom Boutique at WGB

Free of charge, confidential and open to any high school student looking for that perfect dress. No referral needed, just show up!

Saturday, February 15, 2020
11:00am – 1:00pm
at Women Giving Back
20 Export Dr, Sterling, Virginia 20164

more details

Santa’s Workshop

WGB’s elves in Santa’s workshop served over 250 children with toys!

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These elves from ManTech were busy in the warehouse during Santa’s workshop!

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High Heeled Happy Hour Benefits WGB

Thank you High Heeled Happy Hour for making WGB the beneficiary of your fabulous 7th Annual Holiday Party once gain. What a fun way to kick off the Holiday Season!

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WGB Joins Panel Discussion at SAIL

Women Giving Back joined the Community Partner Panel discussion during our SAIL’s LLC class.

Social Action & Integrative Learning, (SAIL) is an evolving community of George Mason students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and community partners who are active and passionate collaborators in effecting positive social change.

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Volunteer Drives

Chesterbrook Academy of Great Falls had a donation drive for new kids’ winter jammies.

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Thank you CleanOffice, Inc. (left) and Stanley Martin Homes (right) for your toy donations!

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Generous toy donations from The UMMC CPA group in Leesburg (left) and HP Elite & Beyond (right).

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Thank you to MyEyeDr and The Realtor Association of Prince William (PWAR) for the toy donations!

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Thank you Volkswagen for your incredible toy donations!

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Our friends at the Ashburn Rotary Club held a toy collection at their Holiday Luncheon.

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A huge thank you to TJ Maxx, Creighton Farms Country Club, George Mason Mortgage, Freedom Mortgage and Evolve Salon and Spa for their generous donations to our Toy Drive!

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Successful Sorts

Oracle brought 60+ people to sort in December and got a lot done!

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These two ladies from Capital Home Professionals they did a wonderful job hanging up clothes, and restocking the shoes (left) as well as father/daughter duo, Sudhin and Divya (right).

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This group from Freddie Mac got through a good amount of our pile!

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Terraforma Church is always such a great support group to WGB!

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A special thanks to these mother/daughter duos for volunteering at WGB in January.

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Thank you Asurion for your time on MLK Day!

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WGB welcomed the George Mason University women's basketball team twice in January!

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Thank you to all of the students that volunteered in January! Tyler from Thoreau MS (and dad, Josh); Roushini, a chemistry student at VCU, Stone Bridge HS students Kate, Maddie and Allison, Dominion High School graduate Charlotte Kane and Dominion High School senior, Anna Trainum; Jack from Gonzaga and Jacob from Robinson; Falls Church HS students Kimberly and Gabriela; George Mason students Summer and Ahmed; Stone Bridge HS baseball players, Chris and Turner; O’Connell students Katie and Kemistry; Madison & Flint Hill HS students Megan, Evelyn, Nina and Maya; Lake Braddock student Steven (with WGB’s Bill DuBois); Marshall HS student Dana.

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Thank you to Van Metre Customer Care, M&T Bank, Women in the Building IndustryVolunteering Together for Service Virginia Chapter, the Women's Ministry at First Mount Zion Baptist Church, National Cooperative Bank and Salesforce for sorting in December and Girl Scout Troop #5787 for your help in January.

Thank You!

Amelia and Gideon donated gifts last year and wanted to do it again. They went shopping with their mother, and brought in about 8 shopping bags full of brand new toys. Thank you so much!

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Thank you to our friends at J2 Engineers for the great drop off of teen gifts!

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Thank you Amanda Rose Esthetics, who put together these awesome gift packages for us.

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Thanks to all the EMP180º staff, clients and friends who contributed your generous clothing donations to WGB.

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A big thanks to new donor Jim, for delivering a carload of baby clothing and maternity wear and Ahmed, a regular volunteer, for helping to unload his haul.

Thank you to Heritage Contracting LLC for your thoughtful donation of $530. Vendor gifts were raffled off to employees with the proceeds benefitting WGB.

Thank you to Briarwoods Field Hockey who did crafts for us.

We appreciate all your generosity!

In This Issue

Lost & Found

Lost & Found

WGB has accumulated a collection of Lost & Found items.

We are planning a cleanout at the end of the month, so please claim any belongings before Jan 31st!

WGB is Hiring!

Women Giving Back is seeking a full-time Program Operations Manager to join the organization’s team.

View the position description

Please Consider Giving Monthly

Join our community of monthly givers! By investing monthly, you're joining a community of givers dedicated to supporting Women Giving Back’s (WGB) mission of empowering women by providing them with clothing, connections, and confidence they need to take the next step on their path to stability.

Monthly Giving Options

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Donate Your Old Cell Phones

Bring your inactive cell phone to WGB on any donation day. (no accessories, chargers, etc. please)

Donate your old phones!
 

Volunteer Opportunities

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Would your group or company like to volunteer with us? Click here or contact us at (703) 554-9386 to schedule.

Open Drop-in Sort – Tuesday, February 4th from 9:30am-1:30pm

Sorting/Organizing – Wednesday, February 5th from 4:00-6:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Thursday, February 6th from 4:00-7:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, February 8th from 8:30am-10:30am

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, February 8th from 8:30am-1:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, February 8th from 10:30am-1:00pm

Open Drop-in Sort – Tuesday, February 11th from 9:30am-1:30pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Thursday, February 13th from 9:00am-12:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Thursday, February 13th from 4:00pm-7:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, February 15th from 8:30am-10:30am

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, February 15th from 8:30am-1:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, February 15th from 10:30am-1:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Monday, February 17th from 9:30am-12:30pm

Sorting/Organizing – Tuesday, February 18th from 9:30am-12:30pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Thursday, February 20th from 2:00pm-5:00pm

Sorting/Organizing – Saturday, February 22nd from 10:00am-1:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Tuesday, February 25th from 9:30am-12:30pm

Sorting/Organizing – Saturday, January 29th from 9:00am-12:00pm

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