Briyanna is going into the 5th grade and will attend Epic Elementary School. Briyanna's favorite subjects in school are reading and math. She also plays volleyball! Briyanna wants to be a teacher when she grows up so that she can help kids learn new things. This is Briyanna's first year at Girls Inc. and she says that she will definitely come back next year! Her favorite thing about Girls Inc. is "all of the other girls."
At Girls Inc., we strive to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We help girls reach their fullest potential by providing gender-specific, age-appropriate programming that teaches life skills and promotes healthy life choices. The Girls Inc. organization has been named one of the Top Five Youth Serving Nonprofits by Philanthropedia, a Guidestar publication.
In 2014, Girls Inc. of Central Alabama services were delivered to more than 4,600 Birmingham area girls. Our research-based programs focus on health and wellness, economic literacy, and career preparedness. We recognize that the climate for girls is always changing and we pursue programs that address the greatest needs for school-age girls in our community. We are committed to effectiveness measurement and collaboration in order to provide valuable services to as many girls as possible.
Girls Inc. Hosts Back-to-School Uniform Drive
Each year Girls Inc. of Central Alabama brings Outreach services to thousands of girls in over 50 area schools. While visiting local classrooms, staff members regularly encounter girls in uniforms that are worn or have been outgrown. This summer Girls Inc. will collect school uniforms to share with guidance counselors at schools throughout the region. Supporters may donate online by clicking the DONATE button on the top right corner of this page. We will accept donations of $25 or more to cover the cost of a uniform, or you can also shop on your own and deliver new uniforms to Girls Inc. for further distribution. Last year we provided 177 uniforms to girls in need. Please help Girls Inc. reach our goal of providing more than 200 uniforms this year! Contact Stephanie Guckenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-595-5542 ext 319 for more information.
Crestwood Center After School Program Now Registering
The Crestwood Center is currently accepting applications for the 2015 After School Program. The program will take place August 5th, 2015 - May 13th, 2016 from 3PM-6PM weekdays and will cost $525 for new members ($25 membership fee and $500 program fee) and $500.00 for current members if the $25 membership fee has already been paid for 2015. Activities include reading, science and math, dance, sports, and so much more. We currently provide transportation from the following schools: Avondale, Epic, Glen Iris, Huffman Middle, Martha Gaskins, North Roebuck, Phillips Academy, Putnam, W.J. Christian, Cornerstone, Smith, Grantswood, Irondale Community and Irondale Middle. For more information or to register, contact Angela Eakins at t email@example.com or 205-595-5542
- Girls have the right to be themselves and to resist gender stereotypes.
- Girls have the right to express themselves with originality and enthusiasm.
- Girls have the right to take risks, to strive freely, and to take pride in success.
- Girls have the right to accept and appreciate their bodies.
- Girls have the right to have confidence in themselves and to be safe in the world.
- Girls have the right to prepare for interesting work and economic independence.