Ways to Give

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Support

AFG relies on support from our community to help bring quality, life-changing programs to the girls and young women who need it the most. We are committed to empowering those we serve throughout the agency by providing programs and resources that value each person we serve.

There are many ways to become involved and invest in our mission.

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Donate

Make a one-time gift today or give monthly and join our AFG Ambassador Club.

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Tribute gifts are a meaningful way to recognize someone special and/or a moment in one’s life. You can donate in honor of or in memory of someone, and we will send a letter to the person you want to recognize.

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Make AFG part of your giving plans. We will help you and your financial advisor with any questions you may have. For more information . Interested in learning more, contact: Cecile Aitchison at caitchison@alternativesforgirls.org.

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If you are over the age of 70 ½, you may give a qualified charitable distribution from an individual retirement account and can potentially receive tax benefits. Contact Cecile Aitchison at caitchison@alternativesforgirls.org for more information.

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One of the most tax-efficient ways to give is by making a gift of appreciated stock. AFG accepts all forms of securities that include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Contact Cecile Aitchison at caitchison@alternativesforgirls.org for more information.

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AFG relies on support from our community to help bring quality, life-changing programs to the girls and young women who need it the most. We are committed to empowering those we serve throughout the agency by providing programs and resources that value each person we serve.

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Hosting an event is a great opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to host a fundraiser that supports AFG’s mission. It is a fun way to engage and introduce your co-workers, friends, and family to helping homeless and at-risk girls and young women.  For more information, contact Amenia Army at aarmy@alternativesforgirls.org.

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During the Holiday season, Project Giving Tree brings cheer and joy to the participants we serve. Supporters are matched with a program participant and provided a list of wishes and immediate needs. For more information, contact Christina Ramsey at cramsey@alternativesforgirls.org.

AFG also accepts new items that help those we serve throughout the year.

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At this time we are accepting the following items:

Women’s warm clothing: tennis shoes, jeans, yoga pants/sweatpants, sweatshirts, etc. (S-2X)

Kids and adult boots (all sizes)

Women’s bras, socks, and underwear

Gift cards $20-$30 (Kroger, Meijer, Target, CVS, Walgreens, Gas, Lyft/Uber)

Baby clothes: sleep sacks, onesies, socks, pants, pajamas, long sleeves, short sleeves, bibs, baby blankets, etc. (all sizes)

Diapers (all sizes)

Snacks, juice, and cases of water

Hair care products for African-American hair

Duffle bags and backpacks

Houseware items (dishes, utensils, bedding, cleaning supplies)

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AFG offers many volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.

IMPORTANT:

When shipping or dropping off items, please include the completed form found here: Donate form. All new donations can be received by our receptionist Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, or you can ship items directly to AFG.

Items can be shipped directly to:
Alternatives For Girls
903 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208

If you have any questions, please reach out to our Development Team at aarmy@alternativesforgirls.org.