The PWC Bar Foundation Inc.
The Legal Profession Taking Time for Community Service
While Beat the Odds is the largest program the PWC Bar Foundation funds each year, the Foundation also provides the funding for numerous other law related educational and community service programs. Visit our contribution page to learn how to make a donation to any of these programs.
Adoption Day - PWCIn the news:
- Eighth Annual Prince William County National Adoption Day, Inside NoVA, Nov. 19, 2011
- Mass adoption ceremony unites new families, The Gainesville Times, Dec. 2, 2009
- Families attend annual adoption day celebration, News & Messenger, Nov. 22, 2009
- Family Forever, News & Messenger, Nov. 16, 2008
Character Counts Essay Contest
The PWCBF provides cash prizes for the annual Character Counts Essay Contest which is sponsored in local middle schools by the PWCBA, in conjunction with the Greater Manassas Character Counts! Coalition. The essay contest is conducted each Fall during National Character Counts! Week to encourage middle school student to focus on the meaning of the Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. The winning essay from each of the six pillars is awarded a cash prize along with donations from local merchants. The award-winning essays are then incorporated into a traveling exhibition for display in various public locations throughtout Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.In the news:
- CHARACTER COUNTS! Youth Poster Contest Celebrates 10 Years: Annual contest teaches respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship, Dec. 8, 2011
"So You're 18"
A county-wide educational program for high school seniors that involves local attorneys visiting high schools prior to graduation each year to educate the senior class as to the legal rights, duties and obligations that they will be faced with upon reaching the legal age of majority.
Court Tours Program
"MAC" - Make a Change Gang Tattoo Removal ProgramIn the news:
- Gang members change tattoos to change life, News & Messenger, Feb. 21, 2008
- Our Opinion: Correcting the mistakes of youth, News & Messenger, Feb. 24, 2008