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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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10/20/14
I first heard about A Bigger Picture through a locat radio station. After hearing some of the great things they did with mentoring teens and within the community, I decided to inquire further and met Ms. Chanel Evan. Needless to say, I am glad to be a part of the volunteer team. I love the fact ... more »
10/15/14
A Bigger Picture is an organization I stumbled across on volunteer match and I am blown away! I've been with this org for two years and it is an absolute pleasure! Chanel and her staff are extremely organized,professional and one hundred percent dedicated to the mission. I admire that even as the ... more »
10/10/14
Helping with the grants has been a privilege. Chanel and her staff do a great job of outreach within the community and are constantly looking for new ways to grow... more »
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