Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Girls on the Run!
As many of you know and for those of you who did not – we LOVE the Girls on the Run of the Triangle NC! We think that their program and their empowerment of young girls in a healthy and fun way is an amazing thing! That is way we are partnering with the organization again this year and raising both awareness and money for them at ALTAR EGO – so make sure you get your ticket soon!!! For those of you not familiar with Girls on the Run, below are a couple of bullets on their organization - also check out their website!! http://www.gotrtriangle.org/. Mission Statement: Girls on the Run is a character development program for girls ages 8-12 that uses running as a way to introduce healthy and positive lifestyle choices. Vision Statement: We envision a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. GOTR Core Values: • Empowerment • Responsibility • Intentionality • Diversity • Connectedness • Joy • Optimism • Gratitude • Nurturing • Health • Open-heartedness • Compassion Program Size: • In 2012, Girls on the Run of the Triangle served 1,151 girls (a 22% increase from 2011). • In Spring 2013, Girls on the Run of the Triangle has 35 program sites, serving 690 girls, a 28% increase from Spring 2012.