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Thank you to all the Cinco de Mayo Volunteers, Sponsers & Supporters!

This years Cinco party was the fundraiser that makes our board, volunteers, sponsors, friends, fans and most importantly those that are recipients of what we strive to achieve a WIN.

Thank you for celebrating 10 years with us! Special thanks to our many volunteers, board members, incredible Paella by Carlos, yummy food from Paul Sullivan, DJ Brian Trace, The Taylor Carson band, TapSnap DC and the list goes on and on!

Cinco de Mayo 2017 at WGB!

Legacy Sponsors:

Steve & Marjie Alloy, Donald Graham, Heritage Contracting, Doug & Ann Smith, Strittmatter Companies

Mazatlan Sponsors:

M&T Bank, Anonymous

Guadalajara Sponsors:

Taylor Carson Band, George Mason Mortgage

Cabo San Lucas Sponsors:

Weber Realty Consulting, LLC, CalAtlantic Homes, New Homes Guide, Brookfield Residential, Diane Dubois and Elizabeth Rutherford, NDG Communications, John Chapel, Paella by Carlos, White Hall Capital, Dunn’s Floor Covering, The Washington Post, MVB Mortgage, Ed Dean, Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C.

Puerto Vallarta Sponsors:

Annandale Millwork, First Excel Title, Rescue Me Cleaning, Beau and Dea Van Metre, Wallace & Company, Cynthia M. Dwyer, FlexProfessionals, Elizabeth McGuiness, CarrHomes, Comstock Homes, The Stagi Group, DBM, Red Thinking, AV Architects + Builders, Intercoastal Mortgage Co., Sharri Dean, LM Marketing Group, Mill Creek Residential, Dan Ryan Builders, Van Metre Homes, Meridian, Lyons & Sucher, Hometown Title & Escrow, James River Equipment, Drees Homes, Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, PC, Pleiades Handmade, KMZ Foundation, Pacific Union Financial, First Heritage Mortgage, Walter Jones, Buhl Electric, Brambleton Group

Riviera Maya Sponsors:

Home Design Elements, Century Tile, Unanet, Toll Brothers, Wincester Homes, TempsPlus, Carlyn and Company Interiors & Design, SugarOak Corporation, Model Home Interiors, Christopher Companies, Potomac Concrete, Van Vanderwal, Patricia deBearn, Borcz+Dixon, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, K. Hovnanian Homes, Basheer & Edgemoore, Ronnie Elias Hair Salon, Consentino Granite, Charles P. Johnson & Assoc., Greg & Beth Carter, McLean Mortgage, Automotive Quality Solutions, United Nations Federal Credit Union, Pack Rat Hauling, Integrated Physical Therapy, Milestone Corporation, W.C. Ralston Architects, LLC, Emilia Philip, Burdette Smith & Bish, Gibbs and Haller Atty, Nancy Bonilla, Baltimore Potomac Truck Center, Pulte Group, Reston Limousine, AccelHRate, Cyndi & Ed Shanahan, Rendon Remodeling, JG Wentworth Home Lending, Walker Title, Karen Sparks, Coral Industries Inc.

Acapulco Sponsors:

Kelly Strategies, M/I Homes, Lauren & Jonathan Kinard, Modern Mechanical, Interior Concepts, Tracy and Dean Graves, Mark Anstine and Associates, Inc., John and Linda Stokley, GKA Advertising, Debbie Rosenstein, Tailored Living Reston, Leslie Hazel, Pennoni, Scott Insurance, Lauri Chastain Consulting, LLC, Wormald, Worth Higgins & Associates, ARA, Legacy Engineering, Laurentian CFO Services, Fraser Forbes, Fiona & Mackey Hughes, TapSnap DC, NVP, JT Carter Enterprises, National Title Insurance Group

Cancun Sponsors:

ReClaim-It Carpet Restoration, Rebecca and Gilbert J. Taylor, Suzanne Neff and Associates, Leigh Agency, Marie Phoenix, Adelphia Exteriors, Designz, McGuire Woods, eXp Realty, Joseph & Jayne Young, Terry & Nicole Morris

In-Kind Sponsors:

Loudoun Woman Magazine, New Homes Guide, The Stagi Group, Red Thinking, SugarOak Homes, Spectrum Cleaning Services, Southern Electric, Darvish Interiors, Heritage Contracting, Chantels Bakery

May Store Volunteers

May Store

We had quite a few first time volunteers at the May Store but they all jumped right in and made for a smooth store day.

Thank you to the Young Men's Service League Vienna-Oakton Chapter, some incredible mothers and daughters that came together on our behalf -- first time and repeat volunteers, our fun loving NCL Virginia Bluebell Chapter and a three generations of ladies volunteering for Mother's Day!

May Store Volunteers

May Store Volunteers

May Store Volunteers

Volunteers from Level 3 Communications came in today and really put in some work in the warehouse. One volunteer named Dan loaded his SUV with donations to be dropped off at Clifton Park Baptist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland on his way home.

Level 3 Communications

Women’s Club of Greater Reston

The Women's Club of Greater Reston presented WGB a check for $300 at their end of the year luncheon at the Hidden Creek Country Club in Reston. Our Volunteer Extraordinaire, Brigitte Wazana was there to accept the check on our behalf. In the photo below is Janice Shea the Women's Club Charity Liaison. They also had an SUV full of donations that was collected that day!

Women's Club of Greater Reston

Rotary Club of Sterling

Nicole Morris of WGB presented at The Rotary Club of Sterling's meeting along with our Care Provider partners Inmed Partnerships for Children and Loudoun Hoilday Coalition. (photo)

Pictured left to right: Elizabeth Tart Fritsche (CEO, Tart Lumber and Inmed Board Member), Maria Vasquez-Alvarez (Executive Director of Inmed) & Gloria Mpofu (Loudoun Holiday Coalition & Sterling Rotary Member)

Rotary Club of Sterling

WGB Nominated for Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Award

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has announced that Women Giving Back is a nominee for the Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards in the Non-Profit Category.

Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards

These awards honor individuals, businesses and non-profits for above-and-beyond business leadership and corporate social responsibility.

On June 14th, an audience of 600+ leaders including the region's top senior executives, political leaders, business professionals, entrepreneurs and emerging influentials will be in attendance.

We are EXCITED for such an incredible nomination! Stay tuned for more news! Fingers Crossed!

GiGi's Hair Design

New Drop-off Location

Thank you GiGi's Hair Design in Leesburg, Virginia for volunteering to have a donation box at your salon. If you live or work nearby, you can drop your donations off with Gigi. She'll ensure everything is picked up and brought to our store in Sterling, Virginia.

GiGi's Hair Design is located at:
11 W. Market Street
Leesburg, Virginia

*There is currently an urgent need for boys' clothing, sizes 2-5.

WGB Featured on “What's Up Prince William

What's Up Prince William is a News and Lifestyle outlet free for non-profit, community based organizations and businesses doing good things in our community. They invited WGB on their show today to spotlight our mission.

Pictured below is WGB’s Nicole Morris with the host, ST Billingsley.

What's Up Prince William

Volunteer Drives

WGB‘s Dave Baer and Bill DuBois logged almost 400 miles in May doing pick ups and deliveries to our facility in Sterling, VA. They were in Bethesda, Rockville, Manassas, Woodbridge, Fairfax, Tysons, Ashburn and Clifton.

A big shout out to Apex Home Loans, Strent Law, Micron, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, Prince William Association of Realtors, JG Wentworth Home Loans, Spring Hill Real Estate, JDM Title, NFM Lending, Aesthetic Medical Center, Atlantic Coast Mortgage and Kathy O'Donnell of Long & Foster Realtors.

Tons of clothes were picked up and we thank you for the kindness and support of the mission at Women Giving Back. If you would like to volunteer contact Nicole Morris at info@womengivingback.org for insight on how you can get involved.

May Donations

Successful Sorts

BDO, McLean
Employees from BDO CPA Firm in McLean came for a full day of service. Volunteers worked in teams – sorting donations, organizing the warehouse and restocking the women's and children's boutique.

BDO McLean

Thank You!

Thank you to the kind folks at UUCF-Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax and our friends from T.J.Maxx!

UUCF-Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax & TJ Maxx

Thank you to the Dominion High School iRIS (I Respect, I Instill, I Support) Program who volunteered, along with their Guidance Counselor and the Loudoun County's Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services' Teen Services Specialist Youth Division. They helped get the children's area ready for our Youth For Tomorrow store. The iRIS program is an after school club that provides girls with opportunities to develop respectful, inspiring, and supportive female relationships and self empowerment.

Dominion High School iRIS

Thank you to Elizabeth Venafro with W By Worth for ensuring Women Giving Back is a recipient of their Every Woman has Worth Program. Incredibly gorgeous clothing, sure to empower and make the women we serve smile; with great confidence.

W By Worth

Thank you to Chris Whitmore and his team at Evolve Salon in One Loudoun for yet another FREE makeover. This beautiful single mom was pampered to a cut, color, blow dry, nails and waxing at no charge. This client left with a boost in self esteem and confidence.

Evolve Salon Makeover

In This Issue

Capital Campaign

Over the course of 2016, your donations to Women Giving Back changed lives in profound ways.

It’s time to plan for 2017 and we hope you will continue to be an integral part of Women Giving Back!

No donation is too small when it comes from a big heart.

Make Your Gift Today
WGB Wish List

In our endeavor to help the thousands of women and children in crisis, we come across items/events that would enhance our ability to make a difference.

Our “Wish List” is the current most wanted items. If you would like to sponsor anything on our list, just complete the form and you’ll know you made a difference!

It’s tax deductible, too!

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TOBI Cares

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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!
 

Come Volunteer With Us

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

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Sorting & Organizing – Wednesday, June 7th from 4:00-6:00pm

Store Helpers – Friday, June 9th from 4:30pm-7:30pm

Store Helpers – Saturday, June 10th from 8:30-11:00am

Store Helpers – Saturday, June 10th from 8:30am-1:00pm

Store Helpers – Saturday, June 10th from 10:00am-1:00pm

Store Helpers – Thursday, June 15th from 2:30pm-4:30pm

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