News & Press Releases

California Closets Supports Girls Inc

November 1, 2020

Girls Inc of Pinellas continues to lead the way in inspiring girls to pursue their dreams with California Closets

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Girls Learn How to Dream Big When It Comes to STEAM Careers

October 25, 2020

The Girls Inc. of Pinellas STEAM program was featured on ABC Action News. Executive director Darla Otey and girls from the program were interviewed along with Rachael Rovegno of Tech Data Corporation.     Click to Read the Article

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas STEAM Programming Concludes their Second Week Strong, Featuring Tampa Powerhouse, TECH DATA

October 23, 2020

Girls Inc. of Pinellas wrapped up their second week of STEAM Programming with sponsor Tech Data. Tech Data is one of the largest Tampa Bay employers. Rachel Rovegno, Cisco Security at Tech Data’s Vendor Business Executive, led the week’s virtual programming.

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Girls Inc. of Pinellas Appoints New Director of Programs

October 20, 2020

Lisa Mitchell has been named the new Director of Programs of Girls Inc. of Pinellas.  Mitchell’s experience runs deep and brings with her valuable insights and knowledge that will be of tremendous benefit to the entire organization. 

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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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