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A New Power Lunch School at Savoy Elementary

By EW!DC / Published: 02/23/2015

[District of Columbia- February 23, 2015] Tomorrow, Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) will open the doors to its eleventh Power Lunch School, and first in Ward 8, at Savoy Elementary. The United States Coast Guard has signed on to be the first organization to provide mentors for the school. The Coast Guard has been a long-term and committed supporter of EW!DC. They read in the Power Lunch program at Amidon-Bowen Elementary from 1998 to 2012, when they moved to the St. Elizabeths West Campus in southeast Washington.

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Strengthening Communities Through Mentorship

By EW!DC / Published: 02/18/2015

[District of Columbia, February 18, 2015]– During Black History Month, Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) is proud to remember the work of great, black leaders, like Marian Wright Edelman, who advocate tirelessly for children’s rights and believe deeply in the role mentors play in the lives of young people. EW!DC’s mentoring programs build on the work done by Edelman and others, and are made possible by the generous support of our five Lead Mentor Corporate Sponsors (LMCS).

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A Special Message from General Les Lyles (opens in new tab/window)

By EW!DC / Published: 02/05/2015

Auction Theme Baskets Are Coming to Schools!

By EW!DC / Published: 01/21/2015

Auction Theme Baskets Are Coming to Schools!



Everybody Wins!DC’s 20th Annual Gala Celebration on April 22, 2015 at the Capital Hilton is our salute to youth literacy and its enormous influence on our society’s future. We will celebrate our children, mentors, community leaders, and corporate partners through a remarkable evening of celebrity readings, award presentations, and auctions. 

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Afternoon at the Newseum!

By EW!DC / Published: 12/17/2014

Afternoon at the Newseum!

The cafeteria of Thomson Elementary School was buzzing with excitement on Friday morning as students and mentors gathered before climbing on the bus to head over to the Newseum for an end-of-the-semester event hosted by Bloomberg. This event brought together 40 students from Thomson Elementary and their Bloomberg Reading Mentors for a festive lunch and a tour of two of the Newseum’s exciting exhibits.

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