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Our Mission

Everybody Wins DC helps children thrive by building connections through reading.

The idea behind our mission is simple and straightforward: by giving a child the opportunity to share a joyful reading experience with someone who cares, we can change that child’s life for the better.

But it isn’t just the children who benefit. When we all connect over books, everybody’s lives get better – everybody wins!

Who We Serve

Become a Mentor

Make a gift

EWDC provides shared reading services to students in 12 elementary schools across the Washington DC metro area.

Spend 1 hour of your workweek helping an elementary school student succeed in and out of the classroom.

Give a one-time or monthly contribution to help EWDC bring the benefits of shared reading to MORE students.

What's New At Everybody Wins

EWDC Expands Programming During Pandemic

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Learn how EWDC is preparing
for the upcoming school year

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Learn about our accomplishments from the SY2019-2020 program year

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Learn more about our NEW program: Shared Reading Library

About Our Programs

For the foreseeable future, all EWDC programming will be virtual. We are adjusting our traditional programs – Power Lunch, StoryTime, and The Book Project – to accommodate for this shift, and adding new programs to provide more opportunities for students and volunteers to connect for Shared Reading! 

Upcoming Events