Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center

Box W-528,  P.O. Box 1500,  Fishersville, Virginia 22939

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Are you a good listener; do you enjoy fundraising? Can you help with or sponsor a party; donate items that you no longer use or need. Then the Council of Organizations needs you.

What is the Council?
The Council of Organizations is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit charitable organization governed
by a volunteer board established in 1969. The Council consists of a group of individuals who assist the students and staff of the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center with gifts, moneys and volunteer services.

What does the Council do?
The Council provides volunteer services at the Center and conducts various fund
raising events to support the following:

  • the WWRC Chapel Program
  • a clothes closet
  • transportation needs
  • special events; i.e., family day, field trips, concerts, etc.
  • donation of specific household items and appliances to help students set up housekeeping volunteer requests identified by WWRC staff; i.e., clerical, administrative, as well as direct service to students.

The Council also provides personal services to students such as assistance with letter writing, shopping, and other chores, as well as major projects such as re-furbishing the lobby in the Medical/Administration Building.

How often does the Council meet?

  • The Council meets in April and October of each year at 6:30PM in the main dining hall.
  • The Council also has a Special Holiday Meal the second Tuesday of December at 6:30PM in the Chapel.
  • The Council's Executive Board meets the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00AM in the Residential Administration's Conference Room on Carter/Ashley Hall.
  • If you are interested in being a part of any of these meetings, please call
    540-332-7939.

Some Council Accomplishments

Past

  • provided funds for the construction of the WWRC Chapel
  • purchased a bus, self-propelled stretchers, and sports wheelchairs
  • landscaped access to the lake
  • provided an indoor swimming pool and outdoor picnic shelter

Ongoing

  • purchases Christmas gifts for students remaining at the Center over the holidays
  • assists with graduation receptions for graduates and their families
  • sponsors annual special events; i.e., Las Vegas Night, Halloween Party, etc.

If you or some member of your family or group is available for any type of service, please contact Volunteer Services Office at the following:

Box W-528
P.O. Box 1500
Fishersville, Va. 22939

email: Wendell Coleman
540-332-7939
800-345-9972, ext. 2-7939
800-811-7893(TTY)
540-332-7355(Fax)

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