I love raising my daughters. I always wanted girls and I’m so proud that they are big-hearted, loyal and care for others. I know they are going to do great things to move the hearts and minds of people.
But they’re not the only ones!
Girls Giving For Good Helps Girls Give!
Yesterday, I learned about a fantastic new organization started by girls for girls. Girls Giving For Good (GG4G) is a member-based non-profit organization of young people who are determined to make the world a better place. It was started by Olivia C. Allen, age 9. Olivia saw a homeless man and wanted to build him a home and raise money to do it. That might be too great a challenge to her mother asked her to think about what else she could to help. That year she held a toy drive, a food drive, and participated in the local community service week sponsored by the Mayor. Olivia had found her purpose in
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While they are called Girls Giving For Good, any youth aged 5 to 18 can participate in their live events and log service hours. Youth will be given the opportunity to engage in service learning, gain community service hours and make their communities a better place.
Members who earn enough hours will qualify for the Presidential Youth Volunteer Service Award. The group creates special service events to engage young people in service learning, community service and other ways to make their communities a better place.