Girlz with Goals partners with foreign entities to conduct book drives that benefits members and fosters a lifetime of literary pursuits. We provide a safe-haven that promotes academic achievement, physical fitness and life skills in a nurturing resource-filled environment. We help increase reading skills and vocabulary by providing reading materials that each child enjoys, while making independent reading a lifelong habit.
Girlz with Goals mentorship program provides a structured and trusting relationship that brings the Girlz together with caring and accountable individuals who offer guidance, support and encouragement aimed at developing the girl’s competence, self-esteem and character. The mentor and mentee select and discuss a book from the reading list that they can read together and discuss via written email communications.
GWG has instituted the tote bag program to combat food insecurities. Meals are packed in the tote bag every Friday to combat food insecurities over the weekend. The program provides 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, milk and fruit. Donations of peanut butter, jelly, tuna, canned vegetables, fruit, pasta, pasta sauce, canned peas, hot or cold cereal, spiced buns, bread, and milk is always appreciated.
The workshops assume the format of a Weekly Chat and Activity Time. The instructor leads and facilitates discussions of the following topics: Self-Esteem; Dreams; Teenage Pregnancy; Violence against Girlz; Career Choices; Self-Defense; Family and Home Life; Responsibility and Religion. The High School transition workshop is filled with fun confidence building activities, myth busting topics and more. Girlz are empowered to confidently navigate the transition to high school.
Many of the students participating in this program require assistance in a variety of ways. Program participants are lacking basic items such as clothing, toiletries, school supplies and transportation funds to travel to and from school. With the help of our donors,GWG provides program participants with the highlighted items in an as needed basis.
A journal is an ideal place for Girlz to write out all of their desires and dreams. Girlz with Goals participants are advised to write regularly in their Journals. When something different or exciting happens girlz are encouraged to write it down. It's the special days and feelings that count the most. It's also very good to write down ideas, poems, lyrics or drawings.