Daddy’s Little Girl Week 3 Winner

Daddy’s Little Girl Week 3 Winner

About Dad Associate Professor, Texas State University Executive Director, FlowStory, PLLC About Daughter Morgan Travis, age 11 Primary Reason for Participating in DLG? I think it is a priceless gift that my daughter and I can share together. There are so many demands on our attention with work and school, and DLG gives us a chance to not only work on something together, but it is an investment in us - our relationship and our health. What else do you…

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Daddy’s Little Girl Weeks 1and 2 Winner

Daddy’s Little Girl Weeks 1and 2 Winner

Team ForeverYoung Dad’s Occupation Army Broadcast Journalist/Combat Cameraman & Urban Pop Artist Age & Name of your other daughter? Isadora Jade Young, age 2.5 Avianna Pearl Young, age 14 months Primary Reason for Participating in DLG: I wanted to participate in the Daddy’s Little Girl Health Challenge because I think it’s important for our daughters to be active and experience things in person. We keep our daughters very active, and involved in social activities.  We keep TV & Device time…

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Research Assistant Position – Germantown, Philadelphia

Research Assistant Position – Germantown, Philadelphia

GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF) is seeking Research Assistants who will conduct research for its public health and social action programs in Germantown, Philadelphia. In this role, Research Assistants will be responsible for collecting and input both qualitative and quantitative data. Research Assistants will work closely with the Research Director, Dr. Brian Lawton. Research Assistants will also work closely with Program Staff, girls and their families.
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2015 Fundraising Campaign For After School Programs In Lingelbach Elementary School, Germantown PA

2015 Fundraising Campaign for After School Programs in Lingelbach Elementary School, Germantown PA

We at GrassROOTS are supporting the youth and families of Germantown. We are raising funds to develop and support afterschool wellness activities for  the Anna L. Lingelbach Elementary School in Germantown. In August 2014, there was a national outcry after it was revealed the school received only $160 in discretionary funding for the entire 2014-2015 school year. With a total student body of 400, spending equates to just 2.5 cents per pupil. The budget was to cover the costs of everything…

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2015 Super Camp Fundraiser Campaign

2015 Super Camp Fundraiser Campaign

Super Camp is a program of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF) Seedlings & Leaves Initiatives. The camp admits up to 15 girls annually through a competitive process which includes application and interview. To be eligible, girls should be 7-14 years old; have at least one caregiver who identifies as black and live in Essex County, NJ. Your investment in a Super Camp girl is 100% Tax Deductible. Every $10 = 1 hour camp. Super Camp educates, protects and teaches black…

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2015 Super Camp Director Position – K5 (FILLED)

2015 Super Camp Director Position – K5 (FILLED)

Title: Super Camp Director Position Age Group: Middle School Location: New Jersey Employment Length: Part Time/Full Time: Status: FILLED/CLOSED Job Summary: GrassROOTS Community Foundation will be celebrating its fifth year of Super Camp! Super Camp, a core program of GrassROOTS’ SEEDLINGS initiative, is a summer day camp for girls of African ancestry. The Camp provides girls with confidence, confidence grounded in a sense of history and cultural understanding. At Super Camp, girls learn basic literacy in mathematics, science, history, and…

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2015 Super Camp Director Position – Middle School (FILLED)

2015 Super Camp Director Position – Middle School (FILLED)

Title: Super Camp Director Position Age Group: Middle School Location: New Jersey Employment Length: Part Time/Full Time: Status: FILLED/CLOSED Job Summary: GrassROOTS Community Foundation will be celebrating its fifth year of Super Camp! Super Camp, a core program of GrassROOTS’ SEEDLINGS initiative, is a summer day camp for girls of African ancestry. The Camp provides girls with confidence, confidence grounded in a sense of history and cultural understanding. At Super Camp, girls learn basic literacy in mathematics, science, history, and…

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Give Thanks 2014

Give Thanks 2014

GrassROOTS Give Thanks: Cocktail Fundraiser & Tribute Fundraising Goal: $20k Date: November 22, 2014 Time: 4-8pm Host:  Mona Scott Young Special Guests: Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of The Roots, Mayor Ras Baraka, Michellene Davis Music: Enoch Smith Jr. jazz band & DJ Scotty Nevers Dress: COCKTAIL CHIC Supporters: MYX Fusion Moscato & City National Bank Photo Exhibit,  Hors D'oeuvres, Open Bar &  Valet service

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Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month

Fatherhood has forever changed my life. It has given me a sense of purpose that was unimaginable prior. Marley, my daughter, amazes me every day with her intelligence and positive energy. She has mad me a much better man. Swimming with her is my favorite physical activity. Her swimming skills and endurance far surpasses mine when I was nine years old. In fact her butterfly stoke is light years beyond anything I could do. I have grown to appreciate the…

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Super Camp Scholarship Fund

Invest in a black girl's leadership skills and well-being. $30K Fundraising Goal. We are raising funds to support our summer camp for girls of African ancestry. Super Camp is an innovative summer that teaches girls leadership skills and improves their well-being. Most children lose two months of learning during the summer. Super Camp makes improves learning by making learning fun. We teach children yoga, science, dance, math, and history. What We Need & What You Get We have raised $20K…

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