Florida Girls Giving Back Funded Projects

WITH YOUR HELP…

We’ve funded over $90,000 to local nonprofit programs.

Arc Broward

For the past 3 years FGGB has sponsored The Miss Arc Broward Pageant – a pageant to empower young women with disabilities.
$8,000

Covenant House

Proceeds from the 2019 FGGB Spring Break Blow Out Fundraiser which provides shelter and services for the homeless youth.
$2,160

Habitat for Humanity Broward

FGGB is a Legacy Sponsor – construction of a new home for a local mother and her three children. What really sets this family apart is that the mother is hearing impaired and two of her children are physically disabled; one deaf; one suffering from cerebral palsy.
$70,000

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Support

Proceeds from the 2018 FGGB MSD Fundraiser benefitted the wife of Chris Hixon, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School athletic director killed in the tragic Parkland shooting on February 14, 2018.
$10,000

Florida Girls Giving Back Community Service Projects

Our Journey As it Unfolds… Here’s where we put our words into action. Committed to expanding our horizons of helpfulness improving the lives of those less fortunate, and improving our Broward community, we band together to make a difference.

October 13, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back Class 1 and Junior Board Members making “cheer signs” for Miss Arc Broward Pageant.

October 7, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back site visit to Arc Broward. Created cheer signs for Miss Arc Broward Pageant.

October 6, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back attends Arc Broward Tea Party.

September 8, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back rallies together and donates supplies for Hurricane Dorian relief.

July 30, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back donates back to school supplies to the Pantry of Broward.

April 28, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back donates 2,160 to Covenant House Florida proceeds from the Spring Break Blow Out Fundraiser.  All members (dad’s included) cleaned out their closets to support the clothing closet at Covenant House.

April 7, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back Spring Break Beach Clean Up.

March 2, 2019

Florida Girls Giving Back White Party Spring Break Blow Out Fundraiser

Habitat for Humanity/Bed, Bath, & Beyond Project

Believing that every child deserves a safe space to call their own, Florida Girls Giving Back (FGGB) teamed with the 2015 Habitat for Humanity family sponsored by Surfacelogix. With a teenage girl and two boys in the family, FGGB provided an afternoon excursion to Bed, Bath, & Beyond, allowing each child to select bedding and décor for his or her bedroom. For the teenage daughter, in particular, this included decorative candles, a vanity mirror, wall hangings and a comfy bedding ensemble. Helping each child select their very own room theme, the FGGB girls provided approximately $800.00 worth of items, yet the ultimate value was the smile on the family’s faces.

Exploring with Taylor’s Closet

Pursuing our vision of impacting the lives of those in need throughout our community, FGGB spent a day learning more about Taylor’s Closet, a south Florida-based organization committed to empowering girls in need to break the cycle of abuse and neglect and to live healthy, happy, and productive lives. We look forward to partnering with Taylor’s Closet and helping in its mission to provide a safe place for girls to shop designer clothes for free, and in helping to unlock their creative talents in fashion, art, and design!

We’re partnering with Habitat Humanity for another amazing opportunity

FGGB is proud to announce that we are serving as a Legacy Sponsor for Habitat for Humanity of Broward’s most recent project—the construction of a new home for a local mother and her three children. What really sets this family apart is that the mother is hearing impaired and two of her children are physically disabled (one deaf, and another suffering from cerebral palsy). Habitat Broward is starting construction of a home that has been specially designed to meet the needs of the local family. We are extremely grateful to get involved! We will be aiding the entire process—helping with the interior framing of the home, building a mailbox , designing and planting a garden, and much more. Once completed, we will even have the privilege of presenting the Williams Family with the official key to their home in a heart-warming home dedication. The ground-breaking will take place on November 20.

“Not only has FGGB been an amazing learning experience for me but it has completely changed my view on volunteering in the community along with learning the steps needed to make a non-profit run effectively.  Yes, joining FGGB will look extremely good for college however, I guarantee you will get more out of FGGB than a simple resume builder.  Joining FGGB allows you an opportunity to get out of your comfort zone, collaborate with other likeminded ladies, plan & attend fundraisers, potentially hold a leadership position, and most importantly change the lives of others.”

Annabelle McGarry, President, Florida Girls Giving Back

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