News & Press Releases

Girls Inc. of Pinellas Is Preparing for 10 Weeks of STEAM Programming for Pinellas County Girls Partnership Opportunities Available

July 8, 2020

Girls Inc of Pinellas county will be launching our Full STEAM Ahead! programming for girls. This full 10 weeks of dedicated after school programming is designed to inspire girls to pursue leadership roles in STEAM-focused fields. We are seeking proven leaders in each of the respective industries to become one of ten corporate sponsors.

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas Receives $40,000 Grant from Girls Inc. National

June 30, 2020

Girls Inc. of Pinellas is pleased to announce that it is one of the affiliates of Girls Inc National that received support in the form of a grant for $40,000 from the Girls Inc. National headquarters.

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Girls Inc. OF Pinellas Receives a $63,000 Grant From United Way Suncoast

June 17, 2020

Girls Inc. of Pinellas is pleased to announce that United Way Suncoast provided a $63,000 grant to the nonprofit. These funds will allow 63 Pinellas County girls to attend Summer Camp at no cost.

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The Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund Donate $5,000 to Girls Inc of Pinellas for Covid-19 Relief

June 15, 2020

Girls Inc of Pinellas was selected to receive a COVID-19 Relief Grant in the amount of $5,000 from the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund.
Because of this support, the organization is better equipped to positively and effectively impact our community’s most critical needs, especially as it pertains to families of essential workers. 

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas Receives $20,000 Grant from the Frances & Gertrude Levett Foundation

May 4, 2020

Pinellas Park, FL (May 4, 2020) Girls Inc. of Pinellas, the leading non-profit that inspires and benefits nearly 400 girls annually through services designed to teach all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, received a generous $20,000 in grant funding from the Schoen Foundation. The $20,000 investment will allow…

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Switching gears: A nonprofit focused on girls finds a new way to help them.

April 22, 2020

Girls Inc. of Pinellas now provides a place where girls can do their online school work during the day, a godsend for many working parents. The students can stay all day while their parents work in essential jobs. — Tampa Bay Times Read The Tampa Bay Times Article

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas Offering Temporary Free Services During COVID-19

April 20, 2020

Girls, Inc. decided to expand its program and offer its services for free temporarily. Girls between 5 and 18 years old who are enrolled in the program are able to go to the center and spend the entire day there.
— From Spectrum News

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United Way Suncoast Provides $20,000 In Emergency Support to Girls, Inc. of Pinellas for Childcare

April 16, 2020

Girls, Inc. of Pinellas will receive $20,000 in emergency funding from United Way Suncoast to provide much needed childcare and meals for children as part of the initial distribution of over $1,000,000 in funding from the United Way Suncoast COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.

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Tremendous Support from Publix Super Market Charities Received in the Form of $10,000.00 to Support Girls Inc. of Pinellas Annual Gala Despite the Transition to Virtual.

March 30, 2020

Girls Inc. of Pinellas received a generous $10,000 Elite Sponsorship in support of the Roaring 20’s Virtual Fundraiser from Publix Super Markets Charities. Even after learning that the event was forced to morph into a virtual fundraiser, Publix graciously decided to keep their sponsorship intact.

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas Interim Full Day Programming Available Beginning March 30th

March 24, 2020

Girls Inc. of Pinellas is prepared to be a vital resource to and for all parents seeking daily childcare when our local schools are closed. Our team has been steadfast in their efforts this week by deep cleaning and sanitizing our entire facility and receiving training in the CDC’s current recommendations.

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas Receives $75,000 Grant from the Schoen Foundation

March 12, 2020

Girls Inc. of Pinellas, received a generous $75,000 in grant funding from the Schoen Foundation. The $75,000 investment will support the Girls Inc scholarship program, and a variety of direct service and advocacy initiatives .

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas Names New Executive Director

January 13, 2020

Pinellas Park, FL: Darla Otey has been named the new Executive Director of Girls Inc. of Pinellas. Otey comes to Girls Inc. of Pinellas having recently served as the Director of Development for Pace Center for Girls, Hillsborough. Prior to her work with Pace, she served in a variety of…

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