Category: About DAWG

DAWG Honored as a 2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Direct Action Welfare Group announces that it has been honored with a prestigious 2013 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2013 Nonprofit,” says Evelyn Dortch, President of Direct Action Welfare Group (DAWG).   We are proud of our accomplishments this year,…
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2010 Annual Report

2010 Program Highlights   Download the full 2010 Annual Report   Mountain Health Choices – WV Medicaid West Virginia was one of the first states to request a waiver under the Deficit Reduction Act to change their state’s Medicaid program. The new program, Mountain Health Choices, had a terrible impact on families. The two tiered…
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2009 Annual Report

2009 Program Highlights Download the full 2009 Annual Report Region 2 One Day Conference   In January, DAWG held a a one day training for families in Region 2  at the Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center in Charleston, WV. The event was attended by 46 individuals from Kanawha, Roane, Putnam, and Mingo counties, as well as,…
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2008 Annual Report

    2008 Highlights Download the full 2008 Annual Report   Appalachian Immersion Train the Trainers Trip DAWG hosted a Train the Trainers Immersion Trip in conjunction with Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary of Columbia University.  The trip was attended by students and faculty from 12 different colleges and universities including Columbia University, Ithaca…
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