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The purpose of the Greater Williamsburg Outreach Mission, Ltd. (GWOM Ltd.) is to meet the needs of individuals in the Greater Williamsburg area who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or have other basic needs for assistance. GWOM Ltd. serves those areas represented by the faith community in the City of Williamsburg, James City County, and the Waller Mill, Queens Lake and Magruder Precincts of Upper York County.
THE GWOM BOARD AND REPRESENTATIVES ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE HARBOR RESPITE DAY SHELTER OPENED MONDAY, OCTOBER 12. Progress to date and plans for the future will be presented at the GWOM GENERAL MEETING THURSDAY, JANUARY 21
- The Harbor Day Center has been successfully operating for 3 months.
- The board and Toni Alexander, our coordinator, will be updating the faith group representatives on our progress and future needs.
- We invite all people interested in this mission to attend. We appreciate your support.
- Go to How to Get Involved-menu pick above--for location and time.
GWOM catalyzed the 3E Restoration Process throughout the faith community as we piloted the 3e Restoration Process between our member churches in 2013-14.
Founding GWOM Chair David Benedict Passes the Baton 2014
At the January 2014 meeting of the Greater Williamsburg Outreach Mission (GWOM), the former Board of Directors Chair, David Benedict (Seated left), presents the new Board Chair just elected, Shannon Woloszynowski, with a framed copy of the 2012 certificate of incorporation, establishing GWOM as a non-profit interfaith organization dedicated to assisting the homeless. Shannon is the Social Ministry Director at St. Bede Catholic Church. Others elected to continue as Officers of GWOM are Carl Gerhold, Vice-Chair, and Secretary/Treasurer Helen Hansen. Also present are representatives of GWOM members from 21 faith groups that are collaborating on permanent solutions to end homelessness in the Williamsburg area.