The students of Savoy Elementary cheered as Everybody Wins! DC surprised them with a special reading event with Redskins players: Houston Bates, Lee Hightower, Arie Kouandijo, Anthony Lanier II, Isaiah Williams, Redskins alumnus, Ravin Caldwell, and Redskins Cheerleaders Masako and Kara. EW!DC teamed up with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation to host this event which benefited all 4th and 5th grade students at the school, as well as those students in EW!DC's Power Lunch program.
Washington, DC, November 28, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Molly Teas has been named the new Executive Director.
Molly will be responsible for working with the Board and leading the staff to deliver on EW!DC's mission of promoting children's literacy and a love of learning through shared reading experiences with caring individuals, supporting the organization's long-term financial sustainability, and building public awareness and support for EW!DC's work. She brings extensive leadership experience in the nonprofit sector and in bringing about sustainable change through innovative education approaches.
On Wednesday, November 16th, Everybody Wins! DC (EW! DC) hosted our Tenth Annual Lawyers for Literacy Trivia Challenge at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Nine teams from many of the area's leading law firms competed to win title of Litterae Magister (Master of Literacy). DC Quizzomaster, Neal Racioppo, asked a range of challenging questions on subjects ranging from sports and literature, to the marital history of some noted TV hosts.
Title sponsor, AgriBank, the St. Paul-based Farm Credit Bank, once again partnered with Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC), the Washington Metropolitan Area’s largest children’s literacy and mentoring non-profit, to present the 2016 AgriBank Ag Open golf tournament on Tuesday, September 6th at Queenstown Harbor.
On Monday, July 25th, 70 golfers gathered at Westfields Golf Club to celebrate the 20th anniversary of EW!DC's Scramble Golf Tournament. This year, Capital One Investing came on as the presenting sponsor of the event! Capital One Investing is the full-service brokerage division of Capital One Bank. They are focused on providing a transparent, accessible, straightforward investing experience to educate and empower individual investors, helping them get on the path to financial freedom. Capital One Investing is catering to the belief, as the needs, behaviors and attitudes of investors continue to evolve, they are building the right solutions that empower Americans to invest confidently. EW!DC is so grateful for this support from our presenting sponsor. Capital One has been supporting our organization since 2011 and does so much to help strengthen EW!DC's literacy and mentoring programs.
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