LUEWWD News

Partnering with Eno River Women’s Rugby Team for LUEWWD XVI

Here’s a fun fact: LUEWWD has raised $101,399 since we started hosting theatrical and competitive women’s arm wrestling fundraisers. Here’s another fun fact: the Eno River Women’s Rugby team helped raise every single one of those dollars. We’ve had a strong relationship with the rugby team since the very first event – which is not …

A Message from the LGBTQ Center of Durham

  Update: $7,700 was raised for the Center at LUEWWD XV! Click here for the results and links to photos.  The LGBTQ Center of Durham (the Center) stands on the shoulders of a rich history of grassroots organizations in Durham who, in responding to the effects of marginalization and oppression, have answered the needs of …

LUEWWDstache: Beauty and the Brawn, part deux

This event has passed, but whoa — this awesome community of stache-donners and -lovers and arm wrestling fans helped raise $5,858 for Habitat for Humanity of Durham’s Women Build. Click here for pics of the event.   On April 30 from 2-5PM, LUEWWD is partnering again with Bull McCabe’s to bring you LUEWWDstache: Beauty and …

Giselle and Julissa: Siblings benefit from PYO and community mentors

Hope we’ll see you at LUEWWD XIV: Double O LUEWWD on October 15th! The two videos below introduce you to Giselle and her sister Julissa who both took part in Partners for Youth Opportunity’s mentoring program. The videos were put together by students enrolled at the Center for Documentary Studies’ Video Institute this summer. The first, a …

Meet young writer and brand new college student Natasha

Meet Natasha, get to know Partners for Youth Opportunity (PYO), and raise funds for PYO on October 15th at LUEWWD XIV: Double O LUEWWD, ladies’ arm-wrestling tournament for charity.   Writing my own happy ending Additional thoughts from PYO Executive Director Julie Wells: “Natasha just headed off for college this week, texting staff the whole way. …

P.Y.O. on center stage at LUEWWD XIV on Oct 15th

UPDATE: LUEWWD XIV: Double O LUEWWD was awesome! More than $7,500 was raised and will go towards Partners for Youth Opportunity’s Girls Empowerment Project. Thank you to everyone who attended. The contestants and entourages were incredible. Photos to be posted soon! We are already having a blast planning LUEWWD XIV: Double O LUEWWD with its beneficiary Partners …