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A Bigger Picture, Inc.

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Causes: Children & Youth, Youth Development Programs

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

Target demographics: Girls in grades 7-10

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

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4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

Excellent program! Inspiring young girls to see more of the world and expand thoughts of what they can do! Dream big and showing these ladies how to become respectable young women who are well rounded! Love the work A BIgger Picture does!

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Board Member

Rating: 5

A Bigger Picture Organization helps inner city girls in Washington DC built confidence, character, and provides them with exposure to the arts and the world. It is a great way for young girls to build confidence and become strong women.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Since I have been a part of this organization I have watched the passion, determination and hard-work of its leadership make obvious impacts on the young ladies who were taken into the program. The workshops conducted for the young ladies so far have given them opportunities to experience things they otherwise may have never had the opportunity to do. A Bigger Picture has worked hard to expand the thinking and the outlook of its girls, and has, I believe, succeeded in giving the girls courage to take on life more confidently and intellectually.

Toya E.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Exposure -- it makes a huge difference in the lives of young people. A Bigger Picture serves young women in the Washington DC area by providing a series of workshops, field trips and community service to open the world up to young minds. Girls benefit from growth in self confidence, leadership and life skills. I am proud to be associated with this 501(c)(3) organization and am committed to it's mission.