I am proud to be a girl. I will do whatever it takes to be successful.
Girls Inc. is proud to partner with Dove® in building positive self-esteem and inspiring all women and girls to reach their full potential. By bringing self-esteem workshops to local affiliates, and supporting the Girls Inc. Mind+Body Initiative, Dove® and Girls Inc. are giving girls knowledge and skills to form and maintain a healthy, positive sense of self.
Learn more at: www.dove.us/Social-Mission
Girls Inc. is proud to be an inaugural Facebook Gifts partner. This feature allows Facebook users to make a $25 donation to their favorite nonprofit organization in honor of a friend or event while also raising awareness of an organization's mission.
Learn more at: www.facebook.com/about/gifts
Girls Inc. is proud to partner with the ING Foundation to bring critical financial education to girls. Through the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge, teams of teen girls build and manage diversified, real-time $50,000 portfolios over three years with the support of ING U.S. employee volunteers. After three years, two-thirds of any gains are paid by the ING Foundation to the girls in the form of scholarships for post-secondary education; one-third of gains are granted to the local Girls Inc affiliate to support programming. In 2013, Girls Inc. and the ING Foundation expanded its partnership to launch ING-Girls Inc. Investing Matters, a one-year curriculum that allows teen girls to develop a $36,000 portfolio guided by ING U.S. employee volunteers as they learn the role of investing, saving, budgeting, and philanthropy in personal finance.
Throughout the month of April 2013, JCPenney customers can round up their purchases and donate the difference to support the Pearl Fund by Georgina Chapman, a scholarship fund for Girls Inc. established by the Marchesa designer for which it was named. The $1,200,000 raised through this initiative will be used to award college scholarships to outstanding Girls Inc. program participants and alumnae.
Girls Inc. is a proud partner of National Grid and shares their commitment to support programs designed to help improve the quality of life in the communities in which we live, work and play. Funding from National Grid supports summer STEM programming for girls at affiliates in New York and Massachusetts, helping expose girls to the potential for careers in science and math.
Learn more at: www.nationalgridus.com.
Girls Inc. would like to acknowledge Sam’s Club for its efforts to meet the needs of underserved populations and supporting organizations that help prepare today’s youth to be leaders of tomorrow and help communities thrive. With the support of Sam’s Club, Girls Inc. was able to hold Exploring Entrepreneurial Experiences, or E3, a new project building on the success of Girls Inc. Corporate Camp for Entrepreneurs, through which girls come together to learn about the business world and entrepreneurialism.
Learn more at: http://www.samsclub.com/newsroom/giving
The Secret Millionaires Club animated webisodes and online activities feature Warren Buffett and friends exploring real-life financial solutions and challenges. Through the Secret Millionaires Club Learn & Earn program and Grow Your Own Business Challenge, Girls Inc. affiliates incorporate the website's fiscal responsibility lessons with Girls Inc. Economic Literacy components.
Learn more at: www.smclearnandearn.com
Girls Inc. is thrilled to have a partner that shares our commitment to empowering women and girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Stella & Dot believes that every woman has what it takes to create the life she wants for herself. Their foundation’s mission is to create positive change in women's lives through education and economic empowerment. Proceeds from the sale of the Stella & Dot Foundation bracelets allow Girls Inc. to provide critical programming to more girls than ever, encouraging all girls to create their own bold futures.
For more information, visit the Stella & Dot website.
Girls Inc. thanks The UPS Foundation for their ongoing commitement to innovative ideas that leverage the strength of UPS and its people to address the many challenged facing the communities they serve. Their generous contributions will help us implement a system for tracking outcomes and establish a set of girl-level results, providing the benchmarks we need to maintain the high quality of our programming as we work to meet ambitions goals for growth network-wide.
Learn more at: www.community.ups.com
Girls Inc. is proud to work with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to bring quality literacy programming to vulnerable girls across the country. In partnership with Kellogg, Girls Inc. will provide a literacy program in which formal and informal educators collaborate to increase the reading proficiency, demonstrating positive outcomes while remaining flexible enough to fit the needs and resources of the affiliate, the school and the community.
For more information, please visit the W.K. Kellogg Foundation website.
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