Girls Inc. of Santa Fe Overview
Target demographics: We serve girls ages 5 – 16 at our two Centers located on Hillside Avenue in Downtown Santa Fe and at Zona Del Sol in the Tierra Contenta subdivision.
Direct beneficiaries per year: In 2010, we worked with 448 unique girls, ages 5-16.
These girls participated in 146,022 service impact hours (an average of 326 hours per girl). In 2009, 442 girls participated in 119,176 service impact hours (an average of 270 hours per girl).
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: provide, general office & administrative support; help at the Girls Inc. Annual Arts & Crafts Show (our largest individual fundraiser), assist with fundraising events, participate in Career Days & other program-related activities; become an advocate on behalf of Girls Inc. of Santa Fe; host events, presentations or tours
Geographic areas served: Santa Fe County, New Mexico
Programs: Economic Literacy, Media Literacy, Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy, Operation SMART (science, math, and relevant technology), Sporting Change, EnCourage (outdoor adventure and leadership), Friendly PEERsuasion (drug abuse prevention), Mind + Body Initiative (nutrition, physical activity, body image, stress management), PEACE Initiative (Personal Empowerment And Conflict Examination - communication and mediation skills), Project Bold (violence prevention), and Sticks and Stones (understanding and appreciating diversity)