Sponsor a Girl to Participate in Sand Sisters LA's Girlpowerful 10 Week Program

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Sponsor a Girl to Participate in Sand Sisters LA's Girlpowerful 10 Week Program

Goals
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$2,241.76 of $2,500

Reaching $2,500 helps us expand our #GirlPowerful program to additional underserved neighborhoods. However difficult their journey, we can teach all girls to find their power from within.

Patrons

5
What makes a patron?
A patron is an individual who introduces new donors to our cause. To become a patron of this cause click the link below.
Sonya & Tedi Serge @sandsistersla
18 donors
Miki Ash @mikiash
6 donors
Rachel Cook @rachelc00k
5 donors
Fernanda Romero @fernandaromeroo
1 donors
Marta Pozzan @martapozzan
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About The Cause

What We Do

Sand Sisters Los Angeles’ #GIRLPOWERFUL is a youth empowerment program designed to give girls the tools to build a strong sense of self. Our mission is to make every girl feel seen, valued and heard.™

Our philosophy & curriculum is based on social-emotional learning and is endorsed by L. Edmondson Ed. D. Our work is for every kind of child. We work with all types of children, from diverse populations comprised of the middle class, underserved youth, girls from single-parent homes (we were raised by a single mother), foster youth, multi-ethnic individuals with varied socio-economic backgrounds. Each program strives to empower children to see themselves as confident, strong, intelligent and one-of-a-kind.

Why We Do It

- 7 out of 10 girls believe that they are not good enough, including their looks, performance in school and relationships with friends and family. 
- Between the ages of 8 and 14, girls' confidence levels fall by 30 percent. Preventing this from happening requires taking action. 
- It's best to learn SEL skills at a young age to help children recognize consistent patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that make them feel happy, valued and secure. 
- Sand Sisters is a dedicated safe space where tween girls are encouraged to set and achieve goals, work well with others, manage emotions, self-reflect and build positive self-esteem.
- 100% of Sand Sisters say they feel comfortable sharing their feelings and showing their true self in class.
- 100% of Sand Sister participants say their mentor shows genuine interest in their well being.
- Participants say they end their #GirlPowerful session feeling excited, confident, inspired, happy, motivated and included.

Sand Sisters LA is a tax-exempt public charity (federal tax ID #81-1483362). All contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

Choose Your Donation

$5 per month

Every Dollar Makes a Difference - With enough helping hands, our girls will learn to overcome challenges and build confidence. Cancel anytime.

$25

After School Program - Your donation of $25 will provide supplies for crafts at our after school program, building community and friendship.

$50

#Girlpowerful - Your donation of $50 will lower the cost for girls participating in the #Girlpowerful program which provides positive opportunities for the child and eliminates the financial burden on the family.

$100

Summer Beach Camp - Your donation of $100 will help provide confidence building exercises during our Summer Beach Camp program - teaching our girls about strength, courage, and self-love.

Donate Custom Amount

Choose your custom amount. Every dollar makes a difference.

Donations

35
$206.28

05/19/2019

Zoe Morris
$35

05/17/2019

Gaby d
almost there!
$26.06

05/17/2019

lisa mcadams
$10.61

05/16/2019

Donor wishes to stay anonymous

$400

05/16/2019

Jacqueline Bradley
Much love from Apothenne Los Angeles! Keep up the good work, ladies! 💫