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Project Kenya

Allisyn Lam a WGB Volunteer, sophomore at Briar Woods and a student of the Loudoun County Chamber's Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) has been continuously working on provide supports and supplies to 32 children who live in an orphanage in Kitale, Kenya. The  Asande House orphanage is ran by two sisters, one who lives her in Loudoun and the other who lives at the orphanage.

WGB is supporting Allisyn and the orphanage by providing clothing and other supplies they need but she still needs helps with funds for the shipping costs.  Please see how you can help: https://kenya.kaiizen.org/other-ways-to-give/ 

Allisyn's passion for this cause is truly inspiring.

WGB Hosts Strategic Volunteering Workshop

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Women Giving Back will host a Strategic Volunteering workshop “How to Become More Hirable (and Find the Work You Love) Through Strategic Volunteering” on Tuesday, March 19 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in our training room.

At this workshop, you will meet members of FlexProfessionals and Charity Connect, discover how these organizations can support you, learn how to strategically volunteer to meet your professional goals, receive job search tips for career re-entry or transition, and build your network by interacting with like-minded professionals.

Cost: $15.00

All registration fees received from this event will be donated to Women Giving Back! 

For more information and to register, click here.

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9th Annual Heart+Pints Bazaar to benefit WGB

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5 to 9pm
Liberty BBQ – 370 W. Broad, Falls Church, VA 22046

Gathering together local and free-trade artisans as well as makers and crafters for an evening to benefit Women Giving Back, Advon Real Estate is hosting the 9th Annual Heart+Pints Bazaar.

A benefit to inspire the community to think about Local and Free-Trade artists while bringing awareness to a meaningful cause. The cause has brought focus to Domestic Violence and women in crisis.

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Mural Project

The Claude Moore Community Builders gave one of our dressing rooms an artistic face lift. 

The Claude Moore Community Builders program is recognized as a valuable teen volunteer and leadership training program in the Loudoun Community. Celebrating its tenth year in operation, this program was developed to instill a culture of service and leadership in our youth which ultimately aids Loudoun County’s ever-growing population.  Loudoun Youth is proud to partner with Loudoun Cares to present this program, with the support and guidance of the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation.  CMCB engages youth in meaningful volunteer opportunities that benefit the organizations they are paired with and the greater community as a whole.

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Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

We are truly excited to present Women Giving Back’s 1st Women’s Empowerment Luncheon presented by M&T Bank which will be held on International Women’s Day.

International Women’s Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

When: Friday, March 8, 2019

Where: Westwood Country Club
800 Maple Ave. E,
Vienna, VA

Keynote Speaker: Katharine Weymouth – CEO, dineXpert

more details

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Guests are encouraged to bring a donation of accessories, in order to replenish the boutique.

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WGB Welcomes Training Futures Intern

Training Futures Northern Virginia Family Service - Training Futures program partnered up with WGB again this year to host intern, Irene Torres.

Training Futures is a nationally recognized workforce development program that provides training for living-wage professional office careers.

Learn more about Training Futures.

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February Store

We would like to thank the PWC Schools Preschool Program for all your support during our visit. We received positive feedback from the families, they really appreciated.

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Client Spotlight
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Carla Pezzullo

Carla has recently joined our lead volunteer team as a sort leader and has really dove into our organization.

She is bright, helpful, and a great person to have around WGB.

Thanks for all you do Carla!

Successful Sorts

Our friends from the Dominion High School's LIFE program come bi-weekly to help sort and hang clothing in the warehouse.

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Always fun to see our friends from Intercoastal Mortgage Company! Thank you for your support.

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M&T Bank Women’s Interest Network, what a fun bunch! Hope to see you again soon. Thanks for volunteering.

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Thank You!

Thank you to some of our Prom boutique volunteers. Nothing but smiles!

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Thank you to Leidos for holding a successful company wide drive.

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Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Thanks to our generous Board Member Cecilia Hodges, WGB hosted our client Jacquie and her beautiful family at the Disney on Ice show in the M&T Bank Suite.

Their two little girls were squealing with joy all night. So much celebration in one evening as the family has been battling with health issues.

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Journey Church Donation

After only three weeks of collecting, Journey Church dropped off 183 items including coats, clothes, prom dresses, underwear, shoes and purses to WGB.

Some of these items still had tags on them or were like new.

We’re so proud of Journey Church helping the community we serve!

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Thank you to Donna Lewis USA for their large donation of new clothing items for the boutique!

In This Issue

WGB is Hiring!

WGB is seeking a part-time Warehouse Associate to join the organization’s team.

View the position description

Save the Date!

Cinco de Mayo!

The Annual Cinco de Mayo fundraising event will be held on Thursday, May 2nd from 4:00 to 8:00pm.

Click here to become a Sponsor.

Winter Coats Needed

Drivers Needed!

If interested in picking up donations and delivering them to WGB, we'd love to hear from you!

Please email Hunner!

Dulles Greenway

Thanks to our Partner Dulles Greenway for donating banner space.

Did You Know?

In 2018...

We served 9,920 women and children

We had 79 store days & 189 volunteer sorts

Volunteers served 19,745 hours

283,640 pieces of clothing were distributed

HomeBridge Financial Services

Homebuying incentives to WGB supporters!

HomeBridge will make a donation of $250 to WGB with every loan closing.

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“So thrilled to be a part of your important mission!”

Laura Capasso, Women's Ministry Coordinator, Journey Church, Ashburn

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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.

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

Prom Boutique Helper – Wednesday, March 6th from 5:00-7:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Friday, March 8th from 4:00-7:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, March 9th from 8:30am-10:30am

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, March 9th from 10:30am-1:00pm

Prom Boutique Helper – Saturday, March 9th from 1:00pm-3:00pm

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

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, March 16th from 8:30am-10:30am

Store/Warehouse Helper – Saturday, March 16th from 10:30am-1:00pm

Prom Boutique Helper – Saturday, March 16th from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Tuesday, March 19th from 10:30am-12:30pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Thursday, March 21st from 9:00am-12:00pm

Store/Warehouse Helper – Thursday, March 21st from 2:30pm-5:00pm

Sorting/Organizing – Tuesday, March 26th from 10:00am-1:00pm

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