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U.S. BANK DONATES $100K TO NEW GIRLS CENTER

U.S. Bank has made a $100,000 pledge commitment to Girls Incorporated of Alameda County in support of the organization’s new Simpson Center for Girls, which will open in the summer of 2013.   Read more »

Groundbreaking Celebration: New Girls Center!

Please join us for our official Groundbreaking Celebration Lunch set for June 28, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m as we celebrate our move to downtown Oakland, making the new Girls Inc. center Alameda County’s first and only resource center for girls! Girls Inc. is excited to invite our community of supporters to this celebration as well as to take advantage of an opportunity to invest in our project by purchasing shares in our unique nonprofit “IPO” – an Immediate Public Opportunity - to transform lives, one girl at a time.  Read more »

Strong, Smart & Bold 2012: We Did It!

There are a few moments in life that can only be described as "wow!" moments. The SOLD OUT 2012 Strong, Smart & Bold Luncheon seemed to have "wow" moments o' plenty. Attending guests were repeatedly brought to their feet due to the inspiring grace and brilliance of our 2012 Strong, Smart, and Bold Award Honorees, Girls Inc. scholars and more! Event pictures are available here.  Read more »

Girls Inc. Announces Successful Launch of BuildIT Capital Campaign

Join Girls Incorporated of Alameda County (Girls Inc.) staff and board members as well as local officials at their recently-purchased new headquarters location, 510-16th Street, on Wednesday, February 15th at 10:00 am for the official announcement of the property purchase and kickoff of the public phase to raise the last $2.3 million to complete the capital campaign.

Girls Inc. has already quietly raised nearly 78% of its $10.85 million goal to fund the purchase and renovation of a new center in downtown Oakland---Alameda County’s first and only resource center for girls.  Read more »

President Obama Inspires Bay Area Girls to InnovaTE^3 for Nation’s Future

"Pay attention to this. This is important. This is what’s going to make a difference in this country over the long haul. This is what inspires me and gets me up every day." Referring to the critical importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, President, Barack Obama celebrated youths’ achievement in science yesterday at the White House Science Fair. This event rewards top-notch education and supports America's youth and innovation efforts. For two Girls Inc. teens, the experience was transformational.  Read more »

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