News and Events



HEIST Chooses WUAD as Charity Partner

February 4th, 2013

Wake Up and Dream is pleased to partner with DC’s newest nightspot, HEIST (www.heist.com). Our 2013 event planning is underway.  Stay tuned for excting updates from WUAD!

WUAD Launches 2013 Essay Scholarship Contest

January 1st, 2013

Wake Up and Dream (WUAD) has established an essay scholarship contest to promote student interest in improving their school or local community as well as to provide financial assistance to encourage a life of continued education.  The contest will provide students with an opportunity to create their own community service project, which can help fulfill [...]

WUAD Partners with Local Public Charter School

April 1st, 2011

***UPDATE:  Wake Up and Dream’s service learning initiative has been placed on hold after the announced closing of our partner school.  Thank you for your patience and understanding as we regroup and find a way to start again.  There is still much to be done! Wake Up and Dream (WUAD) is proud to announce a new collaboration with [...]

Wake Up and Dream Hosts Sunset Cruise for Local After-School Program, Arts Education

August 29th, 2009

For more information: Jake Kuhns, (877) 333-9823 x 701, jake@wuad.org WASHINGTON, DC – Wake Up and Dream (WUAD), one of Washington, DC’s newest non-profit organizations, once again applauds the efforts of DC’s young professionals who gathered on the Potomac waterfront on August 29 to raise awareness for after-school programs in the District of Columbia. Over [...]

Wake Up and Dream Hosts First Event for Education Awareness, Community Outreach

June 27th, 2009

For more information: Jake Kuhns, (877) 333-9823 x 701, jake@wuad.org WASHINGTON, DC – Wake Up and Dream (WUAD), one of Washington, DC’s newest non-profit organizations, applauds the efforts of over 140 young professionals who gathered on the Potomac waterfront on June 27 to raise awareness for public education in the District of Columbia. The event, [...]