GWPF’s Board of Directors Adjourn for 2019

The Board of Directors of Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation convened in their 2019 Year-end meeting this past Saturday.  The members met over lunch in an area restaurant to review their annual reports, events, and activities in 2019.  They also strategically planned their calendar and budget for the upcoming year.  The members look forward to the coming year, and the new implementations they discussed.

They have agreed to a few changes in the organization in the upcoming year, 2020.  Some of the expected changes are future improvements to the monthly support group, the annual Walk To End FGM, fundraising campaigns, their website, and the Global Woman Newsletter (GWN).  All of these changes are more on an improvement basis in the interest of the women and girls GWPF services, and the supporters.

It was agreed that the GWPF’s website does not do justice to the many activities in which the organization engages.  Therefore the website will be going through reconstruction sometime in 2020.  GWPF asks your patience, understanding and support while they undergo all of the changes they have planned for 2020.

Being mindful of you, their readers, the organization has decided to reduce the frequency of the newsletter to a monthly publication.  Since the inception of the Global Woman Newsletter in 2015, it has been a weekly publication.  However GWN wants to hear from you in this decision; share with them on FaceBook or send them an email at and tell them if you would like to see the newsletter remain weekly or see it moved to a monthly publication.  The deadline to send in your vote is Saturday, December 28, 2019.  Please visit the FaceBook page of Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation at and vote either “monthly” or “weekly” to determine the frequency of the newsletter publication in 2020.  GWN looks forward to hearing from you with your vote.

L – R… Karen McDonnell, Angela Peabody, F.A. Cole, Wallicia Gill, Jacqui Olkin

Seen in the photograph are some members of the Board of Directors.  Missing from the photograph are Amie Jallah, Arnold DeShield and Lisa Brett.

Comments and questions to or call (703) 832-2642

Make Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation Your Favorite Charity in 2019

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In your charitable contributions and donations in 2019, please consider Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation by either through the DONATE BUTTON or by sending a check to Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation, 14001-C St. Germain Drive #453 Centreville, Virginia 20121.  Your generous donations are tax deductible.  Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation’s 2019 Calendar


  • Human Rights Day – Today, Tuesday, December 10th
  • First day of Winter – Sunday, December 22nd
  • First day of Hanukkah – Monday, December 23rd
  • Christmas Eve – Tuesday, December 24th
  • Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25th
  • First day of Kwanzaa – Thursday, December 26th
  • New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31st

We will update this 2019 calendar as schedules come in

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The guidelines to submit an announcement to appear in this newsletter:

  • The length of announcement must be no more than a paragraph of 6 lines.
  • Your announcement is free of any charges.
  • Your announcement should be something that pertains to women, girls or students, such as events, walk-a-thons, conferences, etc.
  • If there is an accompanying image, it must be no less than 72 dpi, preferably in jpeg.
  • Your announcement must be received no later than the Thursday 5:00pm prior to the following Tuesday publication.
  • Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation reserves the right to deny a submission if it is not within our guidelines.

Weekly Word-Scramble

Do you enjoy playing with words?  This is a fun way to see how well you can unscramble the following words.  We will reveal the unscrambled words in next week’s edition of the newsletter.  If you enjoyed this, write and give us your feedback to

Can you unscramble the following five words?

This Week’s Scrambled Words







Last Week’s Scrambled Words                      Last Week’s Unscrambled Words

ETANOD                                                         DONATE

NOZAMA ELIMS                                            AMAZON SMILE

GNIVIG YADSEUT                                         GIVING TUESDAY

ETIROVAF YTIRAHC                                    FAVORITE CHARITY

SNOITUBIRTNOC                                          CONTRIBUTIONS

We give you five scrambled words each week.  We hope you enjoy playing.

How You Can Help & Support Us

Here are some of the ways you can help and support our programs in 2019:

  • Donations (including in-kind donations)
  • Partnering (collaborating in one of our programs and/or events)
  • Joining our Internship Program
  • Volunteering
  • Donate through employer payroll deduction (through Your Cause, United Way or the government employee giving program)

Our Programs to Support

Survivor Resettlement Program

  • Asylum Assistance
  • Employment Assistance
  • Permanent Residency Assistance
  • Housing Application Assistance
  • Health Insurance and Living Assistance
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Application
  • Adult Literacy Preparation
  • Grocery & Gasoline Assistance

Wholesome Organic Relief Program

  • Professional Counseling
  • Support Group Workshop
  • Survivor-only Support Group
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) Support
  • Restorative Surgery Sponsorship
  • Physical Therapy

Kids Reach Shield Program

  • Education & Information
  • Understanding of the Practice
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Resources


Just4You Program

  • Sanitary Items Distribution
  • Scholarships to Girls in Africa

Important Contacts in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area to Keep Handy

Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation               703-832-2642

National Child Abuse Hotline                              800-422-4453

Fairfax County Office for Women                       703-324-5730

Montgomery County Abused Persons Program   240-777-4673 (24 hours)

Prince Georges County Child Advocacy Center  301-909-2089

Baltimore City Child Abuse Center                     410-396-6147

Frederick County Child Advocacy Center           301-600-1758

Howard County Listening Place                           410-313-2630

Washington County Child Advocacy Center       240-420-4308

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police            202-727-9099

Arlington County Victim/Witness Program         703-228-7273

Loudon County Victim Witness Program             703-777-0417

Prince William County Victim/Witness               703-392-7083

National Hotline                                                       800-994-9662