She Believes in Me

February 2020

Quarterly Newsletter

What we've accomplished....

Wow! This past year has been filled with so much growth for She Believes in Me, we are excited to share with you all that we have accomplished in 2019. We held nine events and took the girls on 5 field trips exposing them to cultural events, sporting events, and connected them to community resources. We also accomplished writing a 10 week curriculum to be used by school counselors for school groups. She Believes in Me partnered with Chantilly Academy Cosmetology to host a cut-a-thon, offering free haircuts to moms and daughters. She Believes in Me has also been featured on three news programs and a podcast interview.

Partnerships and Growth.....

This past year we have built strong community partners with the following organizations; Floris United Methodist Church, Woman Giving Back, Project Hera, Kingdom Blessings, SEVA Truck, Tin Cup, Inspires, FCPS (Ignite partner), Coates ES, McNair Es, Clearview ES, Farewell Middle School, Chantilly Cosmetology, and WINS of Cornerstones. We appreciate everything our partners have done for She Believes in Me and look forward to continuing this work with you in the new year. Thank you to all of our community partners and supporters. She Believes in Me has held several successful fundraisers and has received donations yielding $18,000 for 2019. We are continuing to gain community awareness through social media and word of mouth. Keep spreading the word! Our growth is truly a blessing and we could not have come this far without our volunteers. You truly are what makes us successful!

Exciting Recent News!!!

She Believes in Me has been selected to receive the annual Community Service Award for our exemplary work with young girls by the Centreville/Chantilly Rotary Club. An official ceremony is scheduled for May!

Where we are heading....

In 2020, we are hoping to continue to increase our volunteer base. We are continuing to look for event speakers, outing options for the girls, fundraising opportunities, corporate sponsors, expand our mission to other schools in the area and ways we can spread our mission to the community and broader area. We are proud of our rapid growth we have experienced this year thanks to our volunteers, community partners and our hardworking board. We look forward to another year of success that will offer our girls further enriching experiences and opportunities to feel loved and knowing how important and valued each of them are!

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