Everybody Wins DC programs are 100% free for families, schools, and community partners. That's why our events are so important - they raise the funds needed to ensure all EWDC children can access the reading support they need to thrive.

Lawyers for Literacy - June 15, 2023


Join EWDC and our partners from the legal community for this year's Lawyers for Literacy Trivia Night! Hosted by Sidley Austin LLP, this friendly competition raises funds to support program delivery while teams try to prove they are the smartest legal professionals in the DC area.


For full details, download our Lawyers for Literacy Event Flyer. Read to Register? Click here to reserve your spot. Space is limited!


Have questions about Lawyers for Literacy or other ways you can help kids thrive through reading? Email Rody Baron at

CoBank Ag Open - September 18, 2023

Be A Driving Force for EWDC

Join EWDC, friends, and supporters from the agricultural community for the 27th annual golf tournament, the CoBank Ag Open on Monday, September 18, 2023. Held at Westfields Golf Club, teams will compete for the coveted “Katrichis Cup” all while raising funds to help children reach their potential through reading.

2023 CoBank Ag Open Sponsorship Information

For more information or to secure your sponsorship, please contact Rody Baron, Director of Development at

Prior Events

Read to Dream 2023

Read to Dream 2023 was held on March 23, 2023 at the Planet Word Museum. Over 200 guests gathered to celebrate EWDC, our students, and our impact. The evening also honored individuals and organizations who make EWDC's work possible, including:

  • Distinguished Service Award: Arielle Elliott, Bloomberg Government
  • Community Champion Award: Karl Racine, Hogan Lovells
  • Power Players: 20 Trade Associations that participated in the 2021 & 2022 EWDC Association Book Drive Challenge


The event raised more than $260,000 in support of EWDC programs, keeping Power Readers, StoryTime, and The Book Project free and accessible to thousands of children. Learn more about the positive impact Read to Dream 2023 will have on communities in DC, Virginia, and Maryland here: Read to Dream 2023 - An Evening of Impact.

2022 CoBank Ag Open

On September 19, 2022, EWDC hosted friends and supporters from the agricultural community for our annual golf tournament, the CoBank Ag Open. Held at Westfields Golf Club, teams competed for the coveted “Katrichis Cup” all while raising funds to help children reach their potential through reading.

Congratulations to the team from S-3 Group for winning this year's tournament!

In addition to our CoBank as our Title Sponsor, thank you to the other major sponsors who made the event possible: Farm Credit, S-3Group, the American Petroleum Institute, National Cotton Council, and Ducks Unlimited.


2022 Lawyers for Literacy Trivia Tournament

Lawyers for Literacy is EWDC's annual fundraiser where members of the legal community battle it out over rounds of trivia, all for a good cause: our students. The 2022 event, hosted by Sidley Austin LLP, had 8 teams compete with Wilson Sonsini taking the top prize.

Thanks to all that participated and helped support programs that build the literacy and social-emotional skills children need to succeed.

L4L - 2022