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Best Expression of Ourselves: Alternatives For Girls celebrates its 30th anniversary at annual Role Model Dinner

Mar. 30 2017 | Tags: , , ,

On March 23, Alternatives For Girls held the annual Role Model Dinner at Cobo Center. The event raised over $300,000 to support our critical work! The evening was full of fun, inspiration, and hope, as AFG celebrated its 30th anniversary ...Read More

February Volunteer Spotlight: Dale Henderson

Feb. 28 2017 | 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 Dale Henderson, a mentor in AFG’s Prevention Program! Dale has been involved with AFG for over a ...Read More

Meet the Role Model: Carol Goss is receiving the Community Award at the 2017 Role Model Dinner

Feb. 27 2017 | Tags: ,

Meet Carol Goss, our second 2017 Role Model. Ms. Goss is the former President and CEO of The Skillman Foundation and will be receiving the Community Award, in honor of her lifetime commitment to helping those in her community, at this year's Role Model Dinner.  Here ...Read More

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

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