March 24, 2019
WILMINGTON, DE—Today the International WeLoveU Foundation hosted a Family Health and Wellness Expo at the H. Fletcher Brown Boys and Girls Club in partnership with Councilwoman-at-Large Rysheema Dixon. More than 200people attended the expo, featuring nearly 20 various health-related organizations providing free screenings, nutritious cooking tips and alternatives, and educational materials. The WeLoveU Foundation aspires to help families make positive health choices and learn how to take care of each other with love.
“I want to thank the WeLoveU Foundation and Chairwoman Zahng Gil-jah for partnering with me to hold this event, and to ensure our families and citizens of Wilmington have access to healthy events such as this,” said Councilwoman-at-Large Rysheema Dixon.
“We are happy to be in Wilmington today supporting the residents through an educational and interactive experience such as the Family Health and Wellness Expo,” says John Power, Vice President and the Spokesman of the International WeLoveU Foundation East Coast Region. “WeLoveU’s outreach hopes to provide helpful information for families to take the lead in healthy living.”
A rendition of the national anthem accompanied by the Delaware Joint Army and Air Color Guard marked the beginning of WeLoveU’s Family Health and Wellness Expo. The lineup of special guest speakers included WeLoveU Vice President John Power, WeLoveU Honorary Board Member August Kruesi, Council President Dr. Hanifa Shabazz, Councilwoman-at-Large Rysheema Dixon and Dr. Nina Anderson, Founder of TOVA Community Health. The children’s play zone taught families the importance of staying active and played fun activities.
WeLoveU has made a firm commitment to improve the quality of life through five initiatives: Blood Drives, Disaster Relief, Social Welfare, Environmental Protection, and International Aid. Its core values revolve around promoting friendship among all people of the global village—beyond nationality, race, religion, and socioeconomic status—through impactful environmental and social welfare initiatives carried out with the heart of a mother. In addition, WeLoveU believes a mother’s love is the key ingredient to inspire change and improve the lives of many throughout the global community.
About the International WeLoveU Foundation
The International WeLoveU Foundation is an NGO associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications. Chairwoman Zahng Gil-jah founded WeLoveU as a vehicle to promote unity and friendship among all people of the global village—beyond nationality, race, religion, and socioeconomic status—through impactful volunteerism within the initiatives of blood drives, social welfare, environmental protection, and international aid. WeLoveU has received more than 100 honorary and presidential awards from various countries and governments including the U.S. President’s Call to Service Award for volunteerism and the Green Apple Award for best environmental practice. Today WeLoveU is located in more than 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit weloveuusa.org.