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Confident Girls Tee

GrassROOTS Super Camp is a summer leadership academy for girls of African ancestry. The Camp provides girls with leadership training and CONFIDENCE grounded in a sense of history and cultural understanding. We have produced these tee shirts to support our Super Camp Scholarship Fund.   SuperCamp Scholarship Fund   Each year GrassROOTS seeks to raise funds to support the work of SuperCamp. This wonderful and unique experience for girls of African descent is made possible through the generosity of GrassROOTS…

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End of Year Fundraising Campaign

WHO: GrassROOTS Community Foundation #GivingTuesday/End of Year Fundraising Campaign   GOAL: To raise $10,000 to provide general operating support for GrassROOTS .   WHAT: #Giving Tuesday is an international movement that celebrates charitable activities at the start of the holiday season. #GivingTuesday begins on Tuesday, December 1st (the Tuesday after Thanksgiving). #GivingTuesday will be the kick off of GrassROOTS’ end of the year fundraising campaign.   WHEN: GrassROOTS will announce the campaign on November 27th via an electronic newsletter and…

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Wellness Coach Position

Title: Wellness Coach Position Age Group: Middle School Location: Germantown, Philadelphia Part Time/Full Time: Part Time   Job Summary: GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF) is seeking to hire 8 Wellness Coaches (Physical, Mental, Sexual and Economics of Health) who will administer our public health and wellness curriculum to adolescent girls Germantown, Philadelphia. Coaches will work in either a school setting or a community organization. In this role, Wellness Coach will be responsible for facilitating health and wellness workshops and for helping…

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Daddy’s Little Girl Week 4 Winner

Dad’s Occupation? Network Security Consultant Age & Name of your other daughter? 9 years old, Tatyana Robinson Primary Reason for Participating in DLG? Our primary reason for participating is to show the world and other fathers how much fun a daddy/daughter relationship is, to stay active, and use our daily activities to win a trip to Disney World. What other things do you and your daughter enjoy doing together? We like gardening, making whipped shea butter, going to the movies,…

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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

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

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

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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