Team Wench was started in 2000 when groups of
Maryland Renaissance Festival
enthusiasts (many of whom were
International Wenches Guild
members) decided to form teams to walk for
and multiple sclerosis.
The 2001 MS Walk in Annapolis, MD
was the first event completed by the Team and the
2001 Capital Area Avon 3-Day Walk
Breast Cancer was the second event. Despite the "Wench" in our name,
Team Wench has included both women and men as members and walkers from
the beginning, and is a very inclusive group.
Among our varied charitable efforts, the Team has held clothing drives
for shelters, sewing bees to make cancer turbans and pillows, food
drives, and fundraising sales for a variety of causes. Team members
have participated in the
Relay for Life
and other 1, 2, and 3-day walks for
The Team has held fundraising events including the
(every year since 2002!), the Multiple Sclerosis Fantasy Ball,
Charity Yard Sale, to benefit a
number of different charities.
Team Wench, Inc.
non-profit all-volunteer organization, and its members receive no income from their work. Team Wench and its
members have donated
to charity since the Team's inception.
browse our website
to get more information about our events and
walks! If you're interested in volunteering for an event or wish to
join Team Wench, please contact an Event Coordinator (contact
information is listed on event pages) or one of our
Board members. You can also email our information team with general questions.
New members and volunteers are always welcome!
¹Total is current as of February 18, 2013 and includes net donations to other charities, not just monies raised.