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Alternatives For Girls has been named the Crain’s Detroit 2017 Best Managed Nonprofit!

 

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Crain’s Detroit 2017 Best Managed Nonprofit!

Monthly Giving Program

Join Alternatives For Girls monthly giving program and become a Dream Champion today. Dream Champions are the foundation of Alternatives For Girls. When you become a Dream Champion, you will join a special group of people who donate each month to provide life-changing resources to homeless and at-risk girls and women in Detroit, no matter what the year brings.

Become a Dream Champion today!

2018 Role Model Dinner
Thursday, March 28th, 2018
Cobo Center

Next Spring, Alternatives For Girls will host the 29th Annual Role Model Dinner. The 2018 dinner will celebrate the role model awardees and raise crucial funds to help girls and young women.

2018 Role Models:

Alicia Boler-Davis
General Motors

Deborah LaBelle
Law Offices of Deborah LaBelle

Monica L. Martinez
Comerica Bank



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Learn More About Us

Alternatives For Girls helps homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and helps 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. AFG accomplishes this mission through three key services: AFG Prevention, the AFG Shelter/Transition to Independent Living Program (TIL) and AFG Outreach. 


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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.



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Matrix Theatre Company Teaches Workshop to Girls at AFG

“I loved performing and showing off our ideas to the audience,” Guadalupe smiles. Since the beginning of our Prevention Department’s After-school Program (ASP) in October, the elementary, middle, and high school groups have been participating in on-site workshops with the Matrix Theatre Company. Also located in southwest Detroit, the Matrix Theatre Company teaches, creates, and…

Youth Leaders Help Girls Rise and Shine

“During the field trip to Sky Zone, I remember thinking it would be impossible to get 70 girls to take their shoes off, put the socks on, and get ready to play. But we all worked together and we got it done,” Anna, a first year Youth Leader, remembers. Making the seemingly impossible happen isn’t…

2015 Rise N’ Shine Finale

“One thing I’ve learned this summer is to be fearless!” Makhya, one of the 70 campers who attended Rise N’ Shine, AFG’s free summer camp, shares while smiling from ear to ear. Rise N’ Shine tends to have this effect on the girls, aged 4-14, who attend each summer. Between the fresh summer air, countless…

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