GWWN Theme: “I CAN DO IT!”
Community Service Projects for 2007-2008 program year
American Heart Association
Their goal is to reduce disability and death from the nation’s number one and number three killers, heart disease and stroke.
CARE: I am powerful organization. GWWN joins Sheila Johnson’s I am powerful challenge. Ms. Johnson is co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and owner of Washington Mystics Basketball Team. Her champion launched June 2007, and will match gifts to CARE dollar for dollar engaging American to connect with women in poor countries and break down the barriers of poverty and inequity that have held them back for so long:
St Ann’s Infant and Maternity Home through St. Gabriel Sodality, Washington, DC
This organization helps to provide assistance to mother-to-be, mothers and infants.
Suited for Change
This organization provides professional clothing and ongoing career and life skills education to low-income women to increase their employment and job retention potential and to contribute to their economic independence.
UNIFI, United Nation of Individuals Fighting Impossibilities, Inc.
This organization helps disadvantage youth. It empower-at-risk youth and young ex-inmates by helping them to be self-sufficient, understand life’s purpose, and find as well as fulfill their purpose in life.