To provide temporary or on-going help to individuals or families in distress through our capacity-building resources (CBRs).
RESPECT– To treat all clients with dignity and respect
RESILIENCE – The ability to bounce back quickly from economic/domestic distress
EMPOWERMENT – The ability to control one’s life through capacity building training
We have the CBRs. They consist of food and essential in emergencies. The training is provided through our P.R.O.P. that is Professional Resource Outreach Partners.
We are a nonprofit organization addressing challenges facing individuals in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.
(WOG), is classified by the Internal Revenue Service as an exempt nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3). The organization is also classified as a public charity under sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code.
We received our Determination from IRS August 15, 2007. We are a public nonprofit charitable organization serving primarily the Washington, DC area, but we do support and help outside of this area whenever we can.
Our trade organization is Women of GoodWorks (WOGW) and they concentrate on media outreach, as well as special community projects, such as Moneyless Markets for clothing, food, household items and supporting local small business organizations, other nonprofits, and government entities with administrative support and creative opportunities. The dba also provides educational outreach and counseling in areas of financial services, healthcare consultation, and lifeskills coaching for families at-risk, and coordinating outreach opportunities through churches, small businesses, government entities, and corporate affiliates.
• Global Education – Cultural enrichment experiences for children, youth, and young adults from 5 to 25 years of age
• Counseling, referrals, and direct assistance for families and youth at risk
• Job Skills Outreach
• Financial Literacy
• Quality and sustainability of basic life skills
• Uplifting of individuals and families at-risk
• Education, information and referral in financial literacy
• Healthcare information and referral and assistance in filling out forms
• Information, referral and direct services for seniors at risk
• Assisting families at risk in areas dealing with youth, children, parents, guardians
• Referral services for children and youth-at-risk
Widows and Orphans of God has also established a dba known as Women of GoodWorks. They focus on the financial services and healthcare literacy, media outreach, and Moneyless Market events for the DMV area.
Our delivery teams are all comprised of volunteers! They distribute food, clothing, and related services are performed by individuals who have been helped by the organization, corporations, government entities, veterans, and local colleges and high schools.
"Many times these teams use their own money for gas and rental of trucks when funding is low or absent from the organization.
When funding is available, crews are reimbursed for their expenses."
Winnie Marie Robertson
Tia G. Young
Sharyn Alvarez (NC)
Kenneth Anderson (MD)
Bobby and Brooksie Bates (VA)
James and Ernestine Jack (MD)
Michelle Overton (VA)
Antoinette Robertson (MD)
Trudy Richardson (MD)