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Give the Gift of WOGO

Give the Gift of WOGO for the Holidays! How about giving a gift this year that will make a difference to people across the globe? Support a dedicated group of orthopedic surgeons and their team so that they can continue to bring relief and life-changing surgeries to restore mobility around the world. Donate to the Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach […]

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WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Pledges to return to DRC to continue their mission of restoring mobility through life-altering joint replacement surgeries— ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – November 18, 2016 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage […]

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Join us for #GivingTuesday 11.29.16

“Sharing the holiday with other people, and feeling that you’re giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism.”      – Caroline Kennedy   We invite you to join the WOGO team in participating in 2016’s #GivingTuesday in support of our efforts to restore mobility in developing nations, and return to the Democratic Republic […]

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Onesies, Crayons and SHOES!

Onesies, Crayons and SHOES! With our surgical days complete the rhythm of the trip changes.  We started our day with physical therapy with our patients, walking with them around the floor, doing exercises and chatting and smiling with them. At the same time the warehouse team and other WOGO team members work together packing materials […]

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The Holidays in the D.R.C.

Each year we take a look at how the holiday season is celebrated in an upcoming medical mission country. And every year we learn something new. Traditions and celebrations are so interesting to learn about! In the Democratic Republic of the Congo Christmas is celebrated as a religious festival without the commercialization and with very […]

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generosity n.

generosity noun gen·er·os·i·ty \ˌje-nə-ˈrä-sə-tē\ 1:  willingness to give or to share <He shows generosity to those in need.> 2:  an act of unselfish giving <Her generosity was appreciated.> (Merriam Webster Dictionary) Sometimes the day-to-day work, and the excitement of planning and executing get in the way of reflection. WOGO has been incorporated since 2009 and […]

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