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Volunteer Opportunity: WHF Foundation Financial Literacy Program
 
The WHF Foundation is pleased to announce its continuing financial literacy program partnership with residents of Calvary Women's Services. Three 8-week sessions are scheduled as follows:
 
Session 1 – January 6 to February 24, 2015
Session 2 – May 5 to June 23, 2015
Session 3 – October 6 to November 24, 2015
 
Taught by WHF volunteers who received training on the FDIC Money Smart curriculum, the program helps the women gain the knowledge they need to make wise financial decisions when they leave Calvary to live independently. Each weekly session lasts 1.5 hours at Calvary, located just minutes past the National's baseball stadium. A volunteer training opportunity is planned for December 9, 2014 at KL Gates. See website calendar for details. For questions and to volunteer, please call the WHF Foundation at 703-683-4742 or WHF Foundation President Mary Martha Fortney at 703-507-4088 (email at mmfortney@verizon.net). 

WHF Foundation Volunteers with Operation Hope to Teach Financial Literacy
On October 29, 2014, volunteers from the WHF Foundation joined with other volunteers to teach financial literacy education to all 370 students of the Washington Math Science Technology Public Charter School in the District of Columbia.  The program was run under the auspices of Operation HOPE. View the release here.

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