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.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation proudly sponsored the Wyndham Championship and Wednesday Pro-Am for the sixteenth consecutive year. The Foundation proudly sponsors The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation Wednesday Pro-Am where you golf alongside a PGA TOUR player. This year’s Wyndham Championship winner was Lucas Glover.
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.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was a “Reception Sponsor” for the 33rd Annual TFAS Scholarship Dinner, which was held on July 12, 2023 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Funds raised by this annual dinner support scholarships for highly qualified, ambitious student leaders to attend our transformational TFAS D.C. Summer Programs track on Business + Government Relations. This comprehensive program includes: courses on economics and government relations for transferable credit; guaranteed internships with government affairs offices of notable corporations, trade associations and lobbying firms in the D.C. area; and unparalleled access to networking and professional development opportunities including special guest lectures, site briefings, a mentorship program and more.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation contributed $10,000 to The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro’s annual campaign.
The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro is a community-supported nonprofit organization and the largest public and private alliance dedicated to sustaining our local arts economy. Their mission is to cultivate an inclusive, sustainable, and vibrant community through the support, promotion, and expansion of the arts.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was a Champion of Freedom Sponsor for the Freedom House’s Annual Awards held on May 9, 2023.
For more than 80 years, Freedom House has worked to defend and expand freedom globally. To help create a world where all people are free, Freedom House identifies threats to freedom, spurs collective action to counter those threats, and supports activists working to defend and expand freedom.
Since 1943, Freedom House has recognized outstanding leaders who have championed freedom and democracy.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the 9th annual Kentucky Derby Classic which was held on May 6, 2023. The event raised over $351,000.
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.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was proud to be a Diamond Sponsor for the 20th Annual Greensboro Oyster Roast held on April 28, 2023. 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.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation was a Grand Patron Sponsor for the 62nd International Red Cross Ball held on March 18, 2023 in Palm Beach, FL.
Founded in 1881, the American Red Cross provides support to those affected by disasters in the United States, provides support for members of the military and their families, collects, processes and distributes blood, provides health and safety education and training, and provides international relief and development.
The DEJOY\WOS Family Foundation continued their support of Junior Achievement of the Triad by sponsoring the 43rd Annual Business Leaders Hall of Fame held January 24, 2023. 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 2023 event inducted Ursula Dudley Oglesby 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.