Louis DeJoy and Aldona Wos Family Foundation News

Louis DeJoy and Dr. Aldona Wos Make Major Gift to Establish Elon University Odyssey Program Scholarships

The generous gift from Elon Trustee Louis DeJoy and his wife, Dr. Aldona Wos, will assist students with exceptional ability and high financial need from Title I schools in Guilford County

The gift from the Louis DeJoy and Aldona Wos Family Foundation will support one of Elon University’s top priorities—growing the endowment to increase financial aid for outstanding students.

The generous gift from the couple’s foundation will establish The DeJoy-Wos Odyssey Scholars Endowment, a collaboration between the university’s Odyssey Program and Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Guilford County Schools and the United Way of Greater Greensboro. The endowment will provide scholarship support for highly motivated students from Title I schools in Guilford County who are eager to participate in Elon’s brand of high-impact learning in the Love School and who would be unable to enroll without financial assistance.

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Louis DeJoy and Aldona Wos Family Foundation Continues Support of the Patriot Foundation

Scholarships for Children of Killed, Wounded or Injured Soldiers

The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Wos Family Foundation is proud to continue its funding to the Patriot Foundation, which focuses primarily on helping the children and spouses of servicemen and women that have been killed, wounded, and injured in the Global War on Terrorism. Thousands of families have been shattered by the loss or serious wounding/injury of their soldier. Many times military spouses are in need of financial assistance. The Patriot Foundation has devoted itself to helping these spouses in the specific areas of child aid to include scholarship support, and child care to support spouses who need to go back to school to improve their family’s financial stability.

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The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Four New IWP Students

Four incoming Institute of World Politics (IWP) students are the recipients of the prestigious Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation Scholarship.

This scholarship was established at IWP in 2017 thanks to the generosity of Louis DeJoy and Amb. Aldona Woś. Through a $1 million gift, they made possible scholarship funds for IWP students for ten years. The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Woś Family Foundation Scholarship provides up to full tuition per semester for recent college graduates who demonstrate significant academic, professional, or personal achievement, as well as a history of leadership and an overall potential to succeed in IWP’s rigorous course of study.

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The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Supports the 2018 Winston-Salem Open

GREENSBORO, NC – The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation has supported the Winston-Salem Open, a men’s professional tennis tournament played on the ATP Tour at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since its debut in 2011. Louis DeJoy began sponsoring the event when he was Chairman and CEO of New Breed Logistics, and in 2015 continued the sponsorship through the DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation.

This year at the Winston-Salem Open, the DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation hosted groups of children and their families from the United Way of Greensboro, the Elon Village Families, the Elon Odyssey Scholars, and the City of Greensboro. Select this link to view photos from the Foundation’s event hosting children and their families.

The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation supports a diverse number of projects and organizations that enhance the physical, economic and social elements of communities. The Winston-Salem Open embodies collaboration and success in our community, and is aligned with the initiatives of the DeJoy/Wos Family Foundation.

The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Supports the 2018 Wyndham Championship and Sponsors the Wednesday Pro-Am

GREENSBORO, NC – For the 11th consecutive year, the family has supported the Wyndham Championship and proudly sponsored the Wednesday Pro-Am, titled THE LOUIS DEJOY & ALDONA Z. WOS FAMILY FOUNDATION WEDNESDAY PRO-AM. Louis DeJoy began sponsoring the Wednesday Pro-Am when he was Chairman and CEO of New Breed Logistics, and in 2015 continued the sponsorship through the family foundation.

The Foundation is committed to the Wyndham Championship because it embodies collaboration and success in our community, and is aligned with the initiatives of the DeJoy/Wos Family Foundation – providing significant charitable impact for the greater good of the Piedmont Triad community, and inspiring the next generation through education and supporting community development.

Select this link to view photos from the 2018 Wednesday Pro-Am.

Eastern Music Festival Thanks Louis DeJoy and Aldona Wos Family Foundation and Other 2018 Sponsors

Eastern Music Festival (EMF) thanks the Louis DeJoy and Aldona Wos Family Foundation and other foundations, businesses, corporations and individuals for their 2018 sponsorship generosity. Each year EMF partners with sponsors to raise over $1 million of their $2.29 million annual budget to present the Festival.

Because of their generous sponsors, EMF is able to bring in world-class guest artists.  This year’s guest artist roster has included Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Anne Akiko Meyers, Micha Dichter, Kun-Woo Paik and Stefan Jackiw.

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Louis DeJoy and Aldona Wos Family Foundation Makes 5-Year Pledge to Support Duke University School of Law in Honor of Dean David F. Levi

Louis DeJoy and Dr. Aldona Wos continue their support of Duke University with a 5-year pledge to the School of Law, to be directed to the David F. Levi Law and Judicial Studies Endowment Fund. The fund establishes a distinguished professorship in law and judicial studies and the directorship of the Bolch Judicial Institute in honor of Levi, the James B. Duke and Benjamin N. Duke Dean of the School of Law for the past 11 years.

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EMF Announces the Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Scholarship Recipients

 

Earlier this year the Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation granted Eastern Music Festival $20,000 in scholarship funding for North Carolina musicians.

This gift is presented in recognition of Eastern Music Festival’s long-standing commitment to educational and performing excellence. This gift promotes EMF’s commitment to educating young musicians in North Carolina.

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