Roanoke, Virginia, November 1, 2022 – This Giving Tuesday, Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) will celebrate giving for the eighth year with our #Knees4WOGO campaign. WOGO believes in the power of the global giving movement. This Giving Tuesday, WOGO’s goal is to fund our patients’ total joint replacement surgeries for the team’s 2023 medical mission […]
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The WOGO team has been hard at work in Antigua Guatemala this week. We are providing free, life-changing joint replacement surgeries to people in need. It’s been a challenging but successful trip thus far. The early team arrived on Thursday and started unpacking 9000 pounds of cargo. Our cargo contains everything we need for our […]
Twenty-One More Days!
We are twenty-one days away from the team’s departure for Antigua, Guatemala. We are packed, our Cargo has shipped and the team is making final plans for the first medical mission since 2018. Our plan is to provide as many free life-changing joint replacement surgeries as we can during our time in Antigua. We want […]
GivingTuesday and #WOGOinGuat
We can’t wait to celebrate #GivingTuesday with you again this year! It’s such a fun and exciting day. This year you can directly help WOGO with our Guatemala medical mission by purchasing items off of our Amazon Wish List. Our wish list includes items that are must-haves for us to complete our trip. Things like […]
Let the Planning Commence!
Planning for a medical mission trip takes many tiny steps and several large ones. Beginning steps include picking dates we hope will work for the hospital we are traveling to. We were lucky to get a great week to head to Guatemala. Our surgeons are in the process of reviewing the WOGO volunteer list to […]
Here’s an idea — Give the Gift of WOGO!
How about giving a gift this year which will make a difference to people around the world? Support a dedicated group of orthopedic surgeons and the team so they can continue to bring relief and life-changing joint replacement surgeries to those in need around the world. WOGO is also a great place for end-of-year giving. Every dollar helps in […]
Remember counting down when you were a kid? One month to go! Thirty sleeps to go! Twenty-nine, twenty-eight… Counting sleeps until an exciting day or event arrived. Well that’s how we feel about GivingTuesday every year! GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the […]
WOGO Joins the Global GivingTuesday Movement to Restore Mobility
PRESS RELEASE WOGO Joins the Global GivingTuesday Movement to Restore Mobility Roanoke, Virginia, November 19, 2019 – This GivingTuesday, Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) will celebrate giving for the fifth year with our new #Knees4WOGO campaign. WOGO has joined the GivingTuesday movement for the fifth year because we believe in the power of the global […]
The Countdown Gets Real
At WOGO we’re always counting down to our next medical mission. We are eager to get started on our next project, excited for the new adventure and curious about the people we will meet. One countdown milestone always seems to mean a little more. 100 days from now, the WOGO team departs for Bolivia. It’s […]
Where in the World will WOGO go?
Planning for our next medical mission is underway. We are in the process of vetting our next location. This is a detailed process that includes lots of moving parts. Right now, we are emailing and calling with people at the prospective locations. On hand we have the WOGO lead surgeons for the 2019 medical mission, […]