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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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Expressive Arts Group Helps Relieve Stress

Last winter, the Shelter Department created the Expressive Arts Group, an optional group that meets three Fridays a month and allows the Shelter residents an opportunity to explore their feelings through art. The idea for the group started after Erika Fox, the Shelter Department’s Counseling Curriculum Coordinator, and her co-worker attended a training on Trauma…

Project Giving Tree Spreads Holiday Cheer

This month, between the holiday decorations, multiple visits from Santa Claus, and gifts for hundreds of our participants from dozens of generous donors, the halls of Alternatives For Girls have been looking a lot like the North Pole. December has been a month of celebration and happiness, thanks to our holiday giving program, Project Giving…

AFG Volunteer Department Says “Thank You!”

On November 10th, the AFG Volunteer Department held a volunteer appreciation dinner and invited all current and past volunteers to attend. “We held the Volunteer Appreciation dinner because AFG wanted to recognize volunteers for their service. Doing this appreciation dinner was our way of saying thank you for their investment of time,” explained Melody Moore,…

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