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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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TatanyaRobinson Laeila Hamilton Melina Nesbitt

Daddy’s Little Girls Finalists

Meet Tadric and Tatanya Robinson Tatyana, 7 years old Dad’s Occupation: Computer Systems Security Analyst 3 2nd Occupation: Musician Primary Reason for Participating: I decided to participate in the DLG health challenge because most of my social media content consists of photos, and videos of my children and I. We are either playing, out and about, building things, or just plain spending time together. By being a part of this challenge, it allowed me to share the joy of fatherhood…

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A Tribute To Tanji Dewberry

A Tribute to Tanji Dewberry

I had the pleasure of being Tanji’s friend. I met her 8 years ago on Cape Cod but did not unite with her until 2011 when my husband Scott encouraged me to attend her annual Easter egg hunt. Her affectionate smile drew me in and from then on we have been friends. My husband now says I stole his friend. But the truth is, she stole my heart. Tanji was kind and loving. She had a way of bringing out…

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