Create New Economic Opportunities for Women Today!
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Empowered Women International
320 S. Henry St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Empowered Women International is organized under the laws of the state of Virginia and is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Our EIN/tax ID number: 32-0066071 and your contribution is tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
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Help us grow and change lives! Give a sustaining gift of $10/month or more to empower an immigrant or refugee woman to re-build her life and become self-sufficient.
If you are searching for a birthday gift for a friend or a loved one, or would like to honor someone special in your life, consider making a donation to EWI in the name of this person.
Your donation makes a meaningful and lasting gift, and it is tax-deductible.
For every $1.00 you give to EWI, $0.97 goes directly to support the success of an EWI woman member!
With Your Gift We Empower Women To:
- Learn skills to launch businesses and become self-sufficient.
- Secure jobs and earn living wages.
- Integrate and participate in the community as active and engaged citizens.
- Share their arts and cultural heritage with our community to enrich our lives.
- Become community leaders and mentors for other people in need.
Your Gift Creates Jobs and Changes Lives – A Story of Change, Hope and Opportunity
Brigitta has battled medical issues since she was a baby. Within a few hours of her birth, Brigitta had contracted a staff infection that had the doctors warning her parents she may not survive.
By the time Brigitta was 10 years old, she had undergone surgery, lived on a severely restrictive diet for four years, and begun receiving shots of artificial growth hormone six days a week to offset the deficiency in her pituitary gland. Brigitta turned to art at a young age to help her cope with her health issues, which have followed her as an adult.
After enduring two surgeries in one year, followed by other severe infections, Brigitta decided that she needed to find a healthy way to deal with her stress and regain balance and strength. So, Briggy’s Bath & Body line, a division of Brigitta’s jewelry and craft business BrigaBauble, LLC was born. Read more