Donations provide essential funding, enabling GIRLS INCORPORATED to enhance programming throughout the coming year that will reach more girls who are not subsidized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
A pro-girl and girls-only environment that is physically, socially, and emotionally safe and confirms that girls can succeed and deserve to be taken seriously for the persons they are now and the women they will become;
Trusting, mentoring relationships with adult staff and volunteers trained in an approach that is grounded in a belief in girls’ rights and abilities;
Holistic, compensatory, and intentional programming focused on girls’ needs and that provides exposure to a wide variety of experiences and options that girls might not have experienced otherwise;
Relevant, field-tested, and research-based curricula that confront the serious needs of girls while building the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enable girls to be competent, confident individuals and adult women;
Girl-centered, motivationg, deliberate, and interactive activities that develop and promote girls’ strengths;
Sustained exposure to programming and connection with a girl over time to increase positive outcomes and reduce the potential for negative outcomes.
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell is an affiliate of Girls Inc., a national organization that develops research-based informal education programs that encourage girls to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.