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Our Mission

Everybody Wins DC (EWDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives through shared reading.

The idea behind our mission is simple and straightforward, yet it brings about powerful change: by connecting a child with a caring adult over a book, 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 Statement on Power Lunch


Power Lunch reading sessions are temporarily suspended.

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The EWDC 25th Annual Gala scheduled for March 11, 2020 is cancelled.

EWDC on Great Day Washington


EWDC Executive Director talks the Power of Shared Reading for the 100th anniversary of National Children's Book Week on Great Day Washington.

Power Lunch - Love of Shared Reading

Our shared reading program connects elementary school students with caring volunteers to read together once a week during the students' lunch hour. No curriculum, no lesson plans. Just spending quality time together, reading books they enjoy.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.