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It REALLY DOES take a village...


Since 2011, support from local businesses, service clubs, and like-minded donors have helped girls discover they ARE enough just like they are, they DO bring gifts to the world no one else does, their circumstances DON'T control their future, and they ARE growing into someone even more amazing.

Your gift, large or small is critically important in helping girls believe and live our motto, Every Girl Matters! 

Small one-time donations, long-term large-scale supporters, special fundraisers and business partnerships provide the revenue needed to offer our programs on a donation basis.  While we do have a suggested donation for each

activity, families pay what they can (often $0) and no one ever turned away for financial reasons.  A traditional guided backpacking trip to the Red River Gorge in Kentucky can easily cost $500+.  Our suggested  donation for that 7-day trip is $125.  A $25 donation covers the cost for one girl to attend M.A.D. Club for one week.  Generous support from like-minded donors keep costs low

and insure our programs are open to any eligible girl, regardless of their financial situation.  

Your donation matters!  Your donation makes a difference!  And we promise to spend it wisely.

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A special thanks to Elk Rapids Marina, who contributes $25 for every daily boat rental.  Click here to learn more about causes they support.

And thank you to our many additional supporters:

Rotary Club of Elk Rapids          Elk Rapids Lions Club     Hildreth Family Fund    Elk Rapids Bible Church     Chalfonte Foundation    Elk Rapids Yacht Club           Eileen Fisher                Torch Lake Artisans Guild          Saint-Gobain      Alden Lumber         Broad Family Foundation The Grand Traverse Regional Foundation              Taylor Stewardship Fund                  Williamsburg United Methodist Church                 Sheri Reid Grant FundDr. Robert & Janis Lockman Fund                                            The Blackbaud Giving Fund ...and many individual donors!

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