Everybody Wins! DC News & Event Archives for 2013

Interested in Hosting a Holiday Book Drive?

By EW!DC / Published: 11/21/2013

 

Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) is pleased to announce an exciting book drive initiative this upcoming holiday season! We are requesting that organizations in the Washington Metropolitan Area put a new spin on their annual holiday parties and luncheons by encouraging staff members to donate brand news book to EW!DC. Collected books will be distributed to students served by EW!DC’s three signature programs.     

 

 



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Areaís Leading Law Firms Combat Childrenís Illiteracy at EW!DC's Trivia Challenge

By EW!DC / Published: 11/19/2013

[District of Columbia, November 14, 2013]—Everybody Wins! DC (EW! DC), the largest children’s mentoring and literacy non-profit organization, serving the Washington Metropolitan Area, will host its Seventh Annual Lawyers for Literacy Trivia Challenge at Kirkland & Ellis LLP on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 



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2013 Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive

By EW!DC / Published: 11/19/2013

 

Two Barnes & Noble stores in the Washington Metropolitan Area named Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) as the beneficiary organization for their Annual Holiday Book Drives. Participating are the Downtown store in DC and the Bethesda store in Maryland. The Holiday Book Drive allows Barnes & Noble customers to purchase books appropriate for children in Pre-K through eighth grades, which will be distributed to students served by EW!DC.

 

 

 

 



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The Washington Post Charities

By EW!DC / Published: 11/13/2013

 

In the business world, what does it mean to be committed? For The Washington Post, commitment has led to a 16-year relationship with elementary school children, reading one-to-one weekly with full devotion, involving hundreds of employees through the years.

 

 

 

 



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Words, Words, Words: How crucial is a healthy vocabulary to a studentís success?

By EW!DC / Published: 11/13/2013

 

Listen to what veteran teacher and education writer Francie Alexander has to say:

 

“A student’s vocabulary — the words he or she can understand when reading and listening and use when writing and speaking -- is critical to success in school. This is the reason vocabulary is an essential element of effective reading programs as described in up-to-date research documents.”

 

 

 

 



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