For Immediate Release June 14, 2017 Sara Mastro BRAWS Marketing Director 703.587.8023 firstname.lastname@example.org HOLLY SEIBOLD Named EMERGING INFLUENTIAL OF THE YEAR-Tysons, Va. Holly Seibold, Executive Director and Founder of BRAWS, was named Emerging Influential of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™. The award was presented at the Northern Virginia Chamber’s Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards presented at the organization’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. BRAWS was also nominated for Non-Profit of the Year. Presented across seven categories, the awards honor extraordinary business leadership and above-and-beyond corporate social responsibility (CSR). Holly was elated about winning the award, “I never expected BRAWS to turn into what it has today. We have been able to help thousands of women and girls in our community, and it’s all because of the support of this community. I hope this award shows others that you can take an idea and make a difference.” “We’re proud to honor Holly Seibold, a perfect example of the strong commitment to community common throughout Northern Virginia,” said Northern Virginia Chamber President & CEO Jim Corcoran. “Through her leadership and efforts, she is making meaningful contributions to the well-being of our community.” Read Holly’s full interview here. More information about the Northern Virginia Chamber can be found online. To view pictures of the event, visit the Northern Virginia Chamber Flickr page.
For Immediate Release December 13, 2016 Sara Mastro BRAWS Marketing Director 703.587.8023 email@example.com On December 12, 2016 BRAWS was awarded a grant from The Cloudbreak Foundation for $10,000. The money from this grant will be used to provide homeless girls, ages 8-17, with the female hygiene products they so desperately need for an entire year; January 2017 through January 2018. BRAWS will partner with county social workers, school nurses and guidance counselors to pinpoint the recipients of these products while volunteer liaisons will be appointed to ensure that each homeless girl will receive her pack of pads/tampons by the first of each month. Holly Seibold, Executive Director and Founder of BRAWS, was beyond thrilled to receive this grant. “It’s a dream come true. This grant from The Cloudbreak Foundation will provide our community’s homeless children a one year’s supply of feminine hygiene products. What a difference this will make in a young girl’s life!”. It is one of BRAWS objectives that no homeless girl in 2017 in the Fairfax-Falls Church community will miss school, get sick, or feel undignified because of their period. BRAWS is a volunteer-driven, community-based 501c3 nonprofit organization that helps homeless women and children by providing much needed new bras and underwear, as well as feminine hygiene products. There are thousands of homeless women and girls in in the greater Washington, DC area and BRAWS has donated new bras, underwear and packages of feminine hygiene products to over 30 area shelters in the last two years to help them.
The Cloudbreak Foundation offers support to organizations that provide immediate services to individuals in need. The Foundation assists community-based charitable organizations in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, which promote welfare of children, the elderly and the homeless.
For Immediate Release December 8, 2016 Sara Mastro BRAWS Marketing Director 7035878023 firstname.lastname@example.org On December 8, 2016 BRAWS received a grant on behalf of Phyliss and Sid Bresler of The Bresler Foundation, Inc. for $2000.00 in memory of Charles S. Bresler. Holly Seibold, Executive Director and Founder of BRAWS, was thrilled to receive this grant. She said, “It’s people and organizations like The Bresler Foundation that allow us to continue our mission of helping women and teens receive the feminine hygiene product and undergarments they need. BRAWS is so grateful for this grant.” BRAWS is a volunteer-driven, community-based 501c3 nonprofit organization that helps homeless women and children by providing much needed new bras and underwear, as well as feminine hygiene products. There are approximately 550 homeless women and girls in Fairfax County alone and BRAWS has donated thousands of bras, underwear and packages of feminine hygiene products to over 30 area shelters in the last two years to help them.
The Bresler Foundation, Inc. is a charitable organization located in Rockville, MD with a focus on helping those in need.
BRAWS: Bringing Resources to Aid Women's Shelter is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization.