A Delighted Palate

The Women of Taste event has always been a great place to be introduced to up-and-coming family wineries like Donkey and Goat, Dashe Cellars and JC Cellars. At the 2009 Women of Taste event, we met Neil and Glenda Cohn of Hannah Nicole Vineyards. Their Chardonnay was a hit, and we are excited that they will be joining us again at the 2010 event  Read more »

Girls Inc. Rings the Nasdaq Bell

Girls Inc. has been invited to ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ stock market next Tuesday, August 10th in celebration of the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Symposium, which will be held in New York next week. Girls Inc. of Alameda County will ring the opening bell along with representatives from ING and the three original teams of the Investment Challenge from affiliates in NYC, L.A., and Denver.  Read more »

School Is Out---Girls Inc. Summer Programs Are In!

Strong. Smart. Bold! This year’s participants experienced authentic, engaging, thought-provoking programs that inspired them to develop their potential and be their best. Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s full continuum of programs evolve with girls’ unique developmental needs. We support young women in underserved communities in their journey of building academic, career and life skills that foster success in school, at home and in the world.   Read more »

Showering Our College Freshmen

One hundred percent of graduates of our five-year Eureka! Teen Achievement Program enrolled in college last fall. Many were the first of their family to go on to higher education. There are many expenses associated with going to college, which can be burdensome for low-income students. In celebration of the success of our graduating seniors, Girls Inc. has partnered with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., of Silicon Valley to shower our graduates with much-needed supplies and many good wishes as they begin their college journey.  Read more »

Gap Inc. and Girls Inc.: A Great Fit - A Powerful Partnership

At Girls Inc., we are proud of our solid corporate partnerships, particularly with companies engaged in innovative community investment efforts, such as Gap Inc. Through a variety of initiatives, Gap Foundation -  Gap Inc.’s social investment arm – goes beyond writing checks and leverages the time and talent of Gap Inc.’s more than 134,000 employees to make an impact in the community.   Read more »

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