DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Sponsors 10th Annual Kentucky Derby Classic Benefiting Make-A-Wish

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was proud to be a Wish Partner for the 10th annual Kentucky Derby Classic held on May 4, 2024.

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. They seek to bring every eligible child’s wish to life because a wish is an integral part of a child’s treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight their illness.

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DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Sponsors 21st Annual Greensboro Oyster Roast

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was proud to be a Diamond Sponsor for the 21st Annual Greensboro Oyster Roast held on April 26, 2024. The Oyster Roast is the primary annual fundraising event for Family Service of the Piedmont.

Family Service of the Piedmont serves more than 18,000 local children and adults each year, addressing issues of domestic violence, child abuse, mental health and financial stability.

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DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Sponsors 2024 Junior Achievement of the Triad Business Leaders Hall of Fame

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation continued their support of Junior Achievement of the Triad by sponsoring the 44th Annual Business Leaders Hall of Fame held March 12, 2024. Junior Achievement of the Triad’s Business Leaders Hall of Fame is an event to recognize and honor the professional accomplishments of visionary businessmen and women who have shaped the Triad’s economic landscape.

The 2024 event inducted Davida Martin, Adrian Smith & Shawn Willis into the Business Leaders Hall of Fame. The annual event has been conducted since 1980.

In 2018, Louis DeJoy was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Sponsors 2023 National Postal Museum Gala

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was proud to be a Sapphire Sponsor for the 2023 National Postal Museum Gala. The black-tie event was held on November 4, 2023 and honored receipients of the 2023 Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Awards.

The Smithsonian National Postal Museum is located in the historic City Post Office Building in Washington, D.C. and houses one of the largest and most significant philatelic and postal history collections in the world.

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DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Sponsors IWP’s 2023 Gala Event

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was proud to be an Ambassador Sponsor for IWP’s gala event, titled “From IWP with Love”: An Evening of Espionage. The event was held at the International Spy Museum on October 26, 2023. There were approximately 400 students, alumni, trustees, faculty, and supporters in attendance to celebrate IWP’s intelligence programs.

High-level sponsors of the event had the opportunity to experience the SPY exhibit with IWP faculty members, who shared some of their own experiences in the Intelligence Community and how the exhibits in the museum related to what they taught in class.

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DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Sponsors the Greensboro Police Foundation’s “The Blue Salute”

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was proud to be the Presenting Sponsor, for the Greensboro Police Foundation’s “The Blue Salute.”  The event was held at Piedmont Hall on September 30, 2023. Funds raised will go a long way toward supporting the many initiatives in the areas of police training, equipment, and technology; officer well-being and recognition; and community partnerships and advocacy.

The event featured exhibits and demonstrations of cutting-edge police technology and equipment.

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DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Sponsors 2023 Greensboro Science Center’s “See to Believe” Gala

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was a Platinum Sponsor for the 2023 Greensboro Science Center’s “See to Believe” Gala held on September 22, 2023. The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation has continually supported the Gala since 2014.

The Gala is an annual fundraising event supporting the Greensboro Science Center. Guests are invited to experience the wonders of our world, from the majesty of an underwater oasis, to an exciting atmosphere full of lively lights and colors.

Established in 1957, the Greensboro Science Center is an aquarium, museum and zoo located in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Center is committed to excellence in science education by providing the community with a dynamic, experiential and family-focused attraction designed to inspire scientific curiosity and encourage personal discovery about life and the natural world. The Greensboro Science Center is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the American Alliance of Museums.

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DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Supports the 2023 Winston-Salem Open

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation proudly sponsored the 2023 Winston-Salem Open, a men’s professional tennis tournament played on the ATP Tour at Wake Forest University. This year’s singles winner was Sebastian Baez who became the first Argentine since Juan Martin del Potro to win three titles in the same season.

The Winston-Salem Open is a charitable non-profit whose proceeds benefit many in the local community.  The primary charitable partner is the Winston-Salem / Forsyth County Schools middle school athletic programs.  The Winston-Salem Open proceeds helped bring back cross country programs and expand tennis to all of the middle schools in Forsyth County.

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Students from North Carolina and Estonia Selected to Receive Prestigious DeJoy-Woś Scholarships

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation awarded scholarships to students with ties to North Carolina and Estonia, with priority given to students with financial need. The DeJoy-Woś Scholarship program has been funded for 18 years by the DeJoy-Woś Family Foundation. This year marks the first year of a new gift of $500,000 to be distributed over five years.

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