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Providing Scholarships for Single Moms and Foster Kids in Central Virginia


WISE at a Glance

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WISE began in January of 2011 as a women's church group dedicated to exploring our personal spiritual nature, service to others and creating a network of like minded women in the Charlottesville, Va. area for fun, learning and service.  In 2012 we expanded into our community with a mission of support for women and children.  After 'adopting' a local single mother and her daughter, our group became committed to raising up women and children through education.  In 2013 we began our scholarship fund for single moms at our local community college and in 2017 we were able to add 2 new scholarships for kids aging out of the foster care system.  2018 proved to be a pivotal year when we successfully raised approximately $10,000 to provide scholarships for single moms and foster kids to go to Piedmont Valley College.  In October of 2019 we were granted a continuing award of $10,000 per year in pursuance of our goals.


Thanks for all you support at our Halloween Fundraiser  We have raised over $11,000 for scholarships in 2018!

Oct. 28, 2018

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Our biggest ongoing fundraising event, Gong Meditations with David Martin. Join us on Nov, 10th and Dec 8th.  Tickets available below!  Register on our events page.

June 9, 2019

Join us for our Christmas Party at Arden Place Club House in Charlottesville!  Bring your best recipe and dress up for this fun event!  Door Prizes and a Designer Handbag Raffle as always!

 Dec 15, 2018  6:30pm

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Having Fun


W.I.S.E is in the business of changing lives. With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for funding our scholarships. We schedule educational events, speakers and parties to raise awareness and contributions to our cause.

Speakers, Socials, and Events

WISE organizes activities our members enjoy including socials, speakers, crafting and creating items to sell at our various events, meditations and more.  We volunteer at Fridays After Five and Pavillion concerts. All raised funds go to our scholarship fund.

Scholarships for Worthy Applicants

At W.I.S.E, we are dedicated to working with our partner Piedmont Va Community College (PVCC).  As a 501(c)3, we are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support. Contact us today!

Would you like to support our efforts?


Get Involved

Your support is important to our work at W.I.S.E. There are many ways you can contribute towards our causes, and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. Learn more about how you can get involved and take advantage of the opportunity to do some good.

Volunteer Your Time

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at W.I.S.E. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.

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Make a Donation

Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making W.I.S.E an even better Non-Profit Organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.

Partner with Us

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Partner with Us and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

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