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Microsoft Steps Up to Support EW!DC

By EW!DC / Published: 10/12/2016

On Tuesday, October 11th, nearly 60 students from School Without Walls at Francis Stevens (SWWFS), a public school in Northwest Washington received a special distribution of backpacks, school supplies, and books courtesy of Microsoft. All the students are participants in the Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) Power Lunch program, a literacy program that promotes the love of reading through a one-on-one mentoring relationship.



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Washington Nationals Delta Dream Grant Helps Support Power Lunch

By EW!DC / Published: 09/28/2016

On Tuesday, September 27th, before the Washington Nationals took on the Diamondbacks, Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) Executive Director, Mary Salander, stepped onto the field to accept a Delta Dream Grant from the Nationals Dream Foundation and Delta Airlines. The Delta Dream Grant for $15,000 will go to support the EW!DC Power Lunch program in 11 low-income elementary schools around the DC Metro Area. 



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EW!DC Partner Schools Raise Reading Scores

By EW!DC / Published: 09/27/2016

Recently, DCPS released the results of the PARCC tests that were given to 3-8th grade students during the 2016 school year. Students were tested on English Language Arts (ELA) and math. Results from the 2016 tests showed a slight improvement in scores for both ELA and math across the district. 



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AgriBank and EW!DC Raise Funds for Children's Literacy

By EW!DC / Published: 09/07/2016

Title sponsor, AgriBank, the St. Paul-based Farm Credit Bank, once again partnered with Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC), the Washington Metropolitan Area’s largest children’s literacy and mentoring non-profit, to present the 2016 AgriBank Ag Open golf tournament on Tuesday, September 6th at Queenstown Harbor. 



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The Capital One Investing Scramble Was a Hole In One!

By EW!DC / Published: 07/28/2016

On Monday, July 25th, 70 golfers gathered at Westfields Golf Club to celebrate the 20th anniversary of EW!DC's Scramble Golf Tournament. This year, Capital One Investing came on as the presenting sponsor of the event! Capital One Investing is the full-service brokerage division of Capital One Bank. They are focused on providing a transparent, accessible, straightforward investing experience to educate and empower individual investors, helping them get on the path to financial freedom. Capital One Investing is catering to the belief, as the needs, behaviors and attitudes of investors continue to evolve, they are building the right solutions that empower Americans to invest confidently. EW!DC is so grateful for this support from our presenting sponsor. Capital One has been supporting our organization since 2011 and does so much to help strengthen EW!DC's literacy and mentoring programs. 



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