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Meet the Role Model: Dr. Rosemary Sarri is receiving the Champion Award at the 2017 Role Model Dinner

Feb. 27 2017 | Tags: ,

Meet Dr. Rosemary Sarri, our third 2017 Role Model. Dr. Sarri is Professor Emerita of Social Work at the University of Michigan and will be receiving the Champion Award, in honor of her steadfast support of AFG's mission, at this year's Role Model Dinner.  Here ...Read More

Alternatives For Girls CEO, Amy Good, Receives the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Michigan Business & Professional Association

Feb. 2 2017 | Tags:

On February 2nd, Alternatives For Girls CEO, Amy Good, was honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award at the 2017 Women Thrive Conference held by the Michigan Business & Professional Association. Amy was honored for her leadership in the workplace and in ...Read More

Project Giving Tree Spreads Joy: AFG’s annual giving program helps provide holiday gifts for hundreds of girls and young women

Dec. 20 2016 | Tags: , ,

December has been filled with joy and celebration, thanks to our holiday giving program Project Giving Tree (PGT). Each year, the girls and young women at Alternatives For Girls create a wish list that includes items they are in need ...Read More

December Volunteer Spotlight: Mahima Mahadevan

Dec. 20 2016 | Tags: , ,

Each month, Alternatives For Girls’ Volunteer Department, highlights one volunteer who AFG staff recognize as being a dedicated and passionate volunteer. This month we spotlight Mahima Mahadevan, a former AFG employee, and committed special events volunteer. Mahima is a former Alternatives For ...Read More

AFG Blog: Meet Katie

Dec. 2 2016 | Tags: , ,

The author of this month's AFG Blog, Katie*, shares her story of becoming homeless and finding a home at Alternatives For Girls. I’ve lived at Alternatives For Girls for six months now. Long time right? I know, but I’m thankful ...Read More

November Volunteer Spotlight: Muriel Van Dyke

Nov. 28 2016 | Tags: , , ,

Each month, Alternatives For Girls’ Volunteer Department, highlights one volunteer who AFG staff recognize as being a dedicated and passionate volunteer. This month we spotlight Muriel Van Dyke, a committed and creative volunteer from AFG’s Outreach Department. Before volunteering, Muriel worked as ...Read More

Trick-Or-Treat: The Prevention Department hosts festive Halloween party at Alternatives For Girls

Nov. 1 2016 | Tags: , , ,

On October 27th Alternatives For Girls’ halls were filled with ghouls and goblins for the Prevention Department’s annual Halloween party! The halls were decorated with spider webs, pumpkins, and ghosts and classic Halloween tunes were played to set the mood.  ...Read More

ARTIFACTRY Partners with AFG’s Sew Great Detroit: The Corktown boutique is now selling market tote bags handmade by women in AFG’s program

Nov. 1 2016 | Tags: , , , ,

One of the exciting things about AFG’s location in southwest Detroit is its entrepreneurial energy.  So many new businesses in the area are contributing creativity and opportunity to the neighborhood that AFG calls home.  Gail Kwiatkowski, the owner of ARTIFACTRY located ...Read More

October Volunteer Spotlight: Erin McLoughin

Nov. 1 2016 | Tags: , , , ,

Each month, Alternatives For Girls’ Volunteer Department, highlights one volunteer who AFG staff recognize as being a dedicated and passionate volunteer. This month, Erin McLoughin, a volunteer in AFG's Outreach Department, was nominated because of her dedication to AFG's mission! After surviving ...Read More

September Volunteer Spotlight: Jamie Duell

Oct. 13 2016 | Tags: , ,

Each month, Alternatives For Girls’ Volunteer Department highlights one volunteer who AFG staff recognize as being a dedicated and passionate volunteer. September's volunteer spotlight features Jamie Duell, a mentor for AFG's Asset-Building Project. Jamie has been volunteering for about a year and ...Read More

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