Girls Incorporated of Alameda County announced today that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Barry Bonds Family Foundation in support of their programs for underserved girls in Alameda County. The contribution comes as Girls Inc. begins the final phase of renovations of an historic building in downtown Oakland, into their new regional headquarters and Alameda County’s first and only resource center for girls. Both the new facility and generous contributions from supporters like the Barry Bonds Family Foundation will allow Girls Inc. to increase the number of girls served in the region annually by 25 percent. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »