Essie's Girls Inc Mentoring Program

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About us

Our mission is to empower today’s young girls to be successful individuals by teaching them critical and necessary life skills through curriculum that is designed to promote academics, develop character, define and set career objectives, and build healthy relationships through:

  • One-on-one mentoring relationships
  • Workshops
  • Field trips
  • Community projects
  • Extra-curricular activities

Thank you

Thank you all who volunteered for the "Thanksgiving in Tent City" event last month! We appreciate your time and your desire to give back!

We look forward to more opportunities to be involved in our community.

Upcoming Events for December and January

Captain Hope's Kids Volunteer Event

Saturday, Dec. 12th, 10am-2:30pm

10480 Shady Trail

Dallas, TX

Captain Hope’s Kids meets the critical needs of homeless children across North Texas by partnering with a network of shelters and social service organizations to provide necessities including diapers, clothing, school supplies, toys and programs to enhance their lives.

Thank you all for signing up to volunteer for the event. Please be mindful of the time for the shift that you signed up for. Please try to arrive 15 min early.

Shift 1 10-12:30pm

Shift 2 12-2:30 pm

***Note*** We will be working in a warehouse type of environment, please dress according to the weather. Looks like it will be sunny and near 70!!!

As always, thank you in advance for your participation.

Five Below Fundraiser

Sunday, Dec. 20th, 12pm to Saturday, Dec. 26th, 9pm

3913 West Airport Freeway

Irving, TX

One of our December Fundraisers!! This is a week-long fundraiser, which optimizes our opportunity to receive a larger donation, so please, please, please share!

Here's your chance to get your last minute stocking stuffers, angel tree, ugly sweater party gifts and give back to a local community organization. 10% of your total before taxes will be donated to Essie's Girls Inc! How cool is that!!!!

Please tell everyone you know in Irving and the surrounding area!!

Let them know that they must print the flyer and bring it with them to the store. We will be at the Irving Mall on December 22nd, passing out flyers to increase our potential funds!

Free Gift wrapping Service, time to be announced later

Tuesday, Dec. 22nd, 12am

3880 Irving Mall

Irving, TX

We will have a booth set up in center court where we will be wrapping gifts for mall patrons for small tips and/or donations.

Please tell all of your friends and family members, especially those who don't like to wrap gifts, to come out and have their gifts wrapped by us. There is no charge for this service, but we do encourage tips or donations for our services.

All Things Healthy Workshop

Saturday, Jan. 9th 2016 at 12:30-3:30pm

601 Schulze Drive

Irving, TX

This is Part One of our Three Part Series of community education, risk reduction, and prevention programming.

In this workshop, the attendees will talk about Health Relationships and Boundaries.

Boundaries are crucial for healthy individuals and healthy relationships. Owning, respecting and honoring personal and others’ boundaries in turn affects the health of our families, friends, classes, teams, organizations, faith-based groups, and workplaces.

There are two sessions:

Middle School attendees 1-2pm

High School attendees 2:30-3:30pm

Pre-registration is suggested in order to have an accurate count for attendee SWAG bags

Please click the link to register via Eventbrite.

Additional Ongoing Fundraisers for Essie's Girls Inc.

Make us your favorite charity!!

We are listed with various retailers in the community, allowing our supporters to choose us as your charity, and when you shop, they donate!!

Be sure to Link up with us if you are an Amazon shopper or a Kroger Plus Card user.

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Support us when you shop this holiday

As you start to do some holiday shopping (or any shopping), remember us while doing so. Amazon users, Click our link to shop and make your purchases and Amazon will make a donation to Essie's Girls Inc. Thank you

Link your Kroger Plus Card

Do you want to find out how you can help raise funds for our organization?

Are you a frequent shopper of Kroger?

Do you have a Kroger Plus Card?

Did you know that each time you use your Kroger Plus Card, our organization earns rewards!

All you have to do is:

1) click on the link provided

2) enroll your card

3) link it to our organization and, presto, just like that, we are set! It's that easy!!

Our NPO number is 88453