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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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08/11/14
A Bigger Picture, Inc. is a positive organization with an emphasis on character development for young teens and an avenue for broadening their horizons. I had the awesome opportunity of volunteering at the annual event this year as well as having my daughter as a participant . I was truly amazed ... more »
08/09/14
A Bigger Picture is an excellent organization that provides a phenomenal avenue for young teenage girls who need enrichment at the most delicate time of their lives. Not only do they receive the enrichment they need but they also get great support and build lasting relationships with other teenage ... more »
08/08/14
A Bigger Picture caught my attention as soon as I heard Chanel Brown, the founder, on the radio speaking about a wonderful upcoming event for girls in the DC area. I immediately looked them up, contacted her and volunteered my time. The event was a wonderful success as it comprised of workshops ... more »
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