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 Foggy Bottom West End Village

One gift pays the rent and fights social isolation

For our 2017 year-end appeal, we ask your help on two specific items that contribute greatly to our members’ quality of life: 

  • Rent for our Village “home” including space for senior social, educational, cultural, and health/wellness programs.  
  • Funding to continue research efforts on ways to reduce social isolation and loneliness. Read more.

Village wins DCOA grant to combat social isolation

A new $71,000 grant from the D.C. Office on Aging will allow Foggy Bottom West End Village to continue its work on social isolation by developing an innovative online video education library for seniors on health and wellness topics.

The Village won the grant as part of the DCOA’s 2018 Senior Village competitive grant process, and it puts FBWE Village on the forefront of social engagement research in the District.

FBWE Village will use online technology to make the health and wellness video library accessible to all Villages in the country, as well as to other groups working with seniors. Most notably our project will serve as a training and resource tool in overcoming obstacles to social interaction among the elderly. Read more.

Meet the Volunteers of the Year

Mary Dusing and Anna Chisman keep the Village office humming.  
Read more.

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Have fun with the Village

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We have more than 230 events a year, ranging from exercise classes and educational programs to happy hours.  

Click on the picture at right to see your friends enjoying Village events.  

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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Meet our Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that Leigh Sempeles joined the Village as our Executive Director in April of 2017. Leigh has more than 20 years of corporate experience in the legal online information industry and previously served as Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul in Dayton, Ohio.

Village office hours

The Village has open office hours: 
Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am to 2 pm.

The office is located at:

2430 K Street NW

(202) 333-1327.

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:: Foggy Bottom West End Village: 
2430 K Street, NW : Washington, DC 20037 : 202-333-1327 ::