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The Power of Ubuntu!!
Why We Serve....
Ubuntu--simply put means 'me we'
According to Archbishop Desmond Tutu a person possessing the essence of Ubuntu is generous, compassionate, and caring. She/He uses her/his strengths on behalf of others;sharing their worth and demonstrating openness and largeheartedness.
Inspired by Oprah Winfrey's Biggest Give and motivated by President Obama's call to service this group was founded in January 2009.
"Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them."
How We Serve...
We mix passion with excitement using our strengths to uplift others. Most importantly we have fun doing it!
WBG consists of individuals who understand the necessity of giving time, energy, creativity, and hope to others. We believe in creating lasting connections with those we serve and those we serve alongside.
Who We Serve...
A glimpse at our service:
Capital Area Food Bank..DC General Shelter...NIH Children's Inn..Ronald McDonald's House... Jubilee Housing...DC Central Kitchen...Community of Hope...Boys and Girls Club...Habitat for Humanity...Central Union Mission...Calvary Services @ Pathways...
All Work and No Play... Who Does That?
We schedule Social Events because:
* We believe in developing strong connections
*We are a VERY cool group to hang out with
*Our organizers LOVE having fun too!
Taking our Commitment Seriously...
Check out our Calendar...Discover what we've done and what we plan to do!! We truly believe in serving as many as we can as much as we can!
" The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."