Our Mission

Our mission is to help homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and help them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives.

Double the impact of your gift now! Every eligible donation made to Alternatives For Girls during our year-end appeal from October 15, 2014 – January 31, 2015 will be matched dollar for dollar, thanks to a generous $200,000 matching gift from The Rush Group and the group’s CEO Andra Rush.  Your contributions during this time will be doubled for the girls and women we serve! This matching gift will support our “Securing the Future” Campaign. Please click here to learn more.


Latest News

Sew Great! Group Celebrates Major Success

On October 23rd, the women from the Sew Great! Program were joined by AFG staff and volunteers to celebrate their completion of a 100 bag order for the Art’s My Bag project. For the past five weeks, the women have been hard at work completing the order for Art’s My Bag, which is a project…

AFG Dedicates Room to UAW-Ford

In the past year, members of the UAW-Ford National Programs Center have gone above and beyond to support the work of AFG. In June, they held a very successful fundraiser that raised $10,000 to support our Rise N’ Shine summer camp. Since then, they have supported AFG’s programs in many ways, from connecting AFG with…

Matching Donation Helps Secure AFG’s Future!

Your support for Alternative For Girl’s essential work with Detroit-area homeless and high-risk girls and young women can be doubled, thanks to a matching gift from The Rush Group, a Michigan-based automotive supply and trucking company, and the group’s CEO Andra Rush. The Rush Group, which operates Dakkota Integrated Systems, Detroit Manufacturing Systems and Rush…

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