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Phone: 301-541-3605
PO Box 2213
Bowie
Maryland 20718
USA
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Target demographics: Girls in grades 7-10

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist young girls build confidence and leadership skills.

Geographic areas served: Washington, DC and Maryland

Programs: A Bigger Picture partners with schools and community centers to provide girls in the Washington, DC and Maryland area with:
•Educational and comprehensive workshops
•Exposure to new experiences through our enrichment activities
•An opportunity to give back through our community service projects
•Traveling opportunities

In turn our girls are provided with:
•Leadership, confidence and forward-thinking skills
•A safe place to learn and grow outside of a traditional classroom setting
•Opportunities to develop positive relationships with other students and mentors
•A positive attitude towards school and academics

Mission:
A Bigger Picture is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to making a lasting difference in the lives of girls in grades 7-10 through mentorship, exposure, community service and travel opportunities.
Results:
-Partnered with the Forestville Boys and Girls Club and El Haynes Public Charter School
-Received our first grant from Dosomething.org
-Over the summer of 2011 the girls volunteered over 90 hours of community service through our program
-In September 2012, A Bigger Picture, Inc. became a 501(c)(3) organization
- We received a book grant from First Book DC that provided college prep materials for the girls in the program

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11/01/14
A Bigger Picture does a wonderful service to the community. It gives urban girls in the DC community the chance to learn about things that they not only wouldn't get to experience, but wouldn't even be exposed to. From community service to visiting museums and meeting highly successfully ... more »
10/31/14
I first heard about A Bigger Picture when Chanel reached out to me as I was looking an internship in September. I immediately became interested in the organization and everything they do. Although I've only been with the organization for a short amount of time, I've definitely enjoyed it, especially... more »
10/30/14
I have been looking for a great organization where I could give back to young girls in the community. My first Saturday volunteering was so much fun working with the young girls. A Bigger Picture Is an amazing organization... more »
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