AWWIN, Inc is a 501(c)(3), publicly supported organization designed to assist single working low income women and their children. Over the past fourteen years, AWWIN has assisted over 1000 families in Savannah and the Coastal Empire.

Our Mission

It is the mission of AWWIN to deliver a full continuum of support services for the low income single working woman and her family through a variety of collaborative efforts and partnerships with community organizations and agencies.

Our Vision

To ensure that low income single, working women become self-sufficient, utilizing existing community resources as a vehicle of hope to transform their lives and ensure a prosperous legacy for themselves and their children.

Monica LaRue Award Recipient: Lucinda Cross

Lucinda Cross

Lucinda Cross, is the founder and creator of the Activate Movement with more than 25,000 active members spanning from across the country. A best-selling author of Corporate Mom Dropout, The Road to Redemption: Overcoming Life’s Detours Obstacles and Challenges and The Art of Activation, co-owner of the Super Mom Entrepreneur Conference and Expo, celebrity life couch, mentor and recognized motivational speaker.

2015 Founder's Choice Award: Lou Phelps

Lou Phelps

Louise D. “Lou” Phelps is President, Publisher and Owner of Coastal Empire News in Savannah, founded in 1998, and the publisher of the respected Savannah Business Journal. CEN publishes business and family news seven days a week in Savannah, Dublin and Brunswick, GA., and the annual The Book of Lists.

Lou is also Managing Partner of the national media consulting firm Phelps, Cutler & Associates, Consultants to Media, which she founded in 1991, and has worked with some of the country’s largest newspaper corporations, investment banks and venture capital firms. PC&A specializes in M&A, general management, post-bankruptcy turnarounds, revenue generation, sales training and strategies and executive search.

2015 Top Ten Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

AWWIN, Inc., and the 2015 Gala Honorary Chairs would like to thank you for your previous support and we invite you to partner with us as we proudly present the 2015 “AWWIN Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards Gala & Silent Auction.”

Please click the link below for a complete list of opportunities. We thank you in advance for your support.

2015 AWWIN Top Ten Featured Speaker: Destiny Wright Bradshaw

Destiny Wright Bradshaw

Mrs. Destiny D. Bradshaw, Program Manager--- Effingham CONNECT & HELP Program

Refusing to crumble amidst the financial woes Destiny and her family suffered after the loss of her husband’s job. Destiny was inspired in 2010 to channel her energy into helping others avoid many of the same economic road blocks.

In the summer of 2012, Destiny began developing and implementing Effingham CONNECT (Community Network Navigation Center), formerly Effingham CWF (Center for Working Families); a 3 month, customized case management work readiness program in which participants acquire skills and tools necessary to help them find and retain employment. Unique to this work readiness program is the financial component of H.E.L.P. (Hope for Everyone Looking for Provisions), of which Destiny is the Founder.

Comments about Speaking Engagements

Sarahlyn Argrow inspired and challenged us at November's Lead n Link meeting: "Light is something that makes things Visible (Dictionary.com). Am I light? Yes I am licensed to Inspire the Gift of Hope that is Timeless. So what does this mean?

I was so deep in darkness and did not know where to turn. My inside light was so covered with hurt, disappointment, humiliation, shame and low self esteem. But through perseverance, determination and hearing the will of God I was able to muster up that great big ball of Light and it began to shine like no other light in in this universe.

Help a Woman in Need

Your donations are very important to AWWIN and its mission. Without the generosity of individuals like yourself and local businesses, AWWIN, Inc would not be able to provide services to single working women and their children in our communities. Because of your support AWWIN has broken barriers such as lack of education and job training from the lives of women and children in our communities. We appreciate your past donations and ask for your continued support in the future. Learn more ...

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