Community Bridges ( empowers girls in elementary, middle and high school from diverse backgrounds to become exceptional students, positive leaders and healthy young women. It enables more than 250 girls at eight public schools to discover their unique identity, voice and potential through leadership development, college and career readiness, academic support and enrichment.

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

• $265 enables one girl to participate in the program for a month.

• $1,597 enables one girl to participate in the program for half a year.

• $10,000 supports the operation of all three core programs for one week.

Volunteer opportunities:

• One day: Become a volunteer for one-day events and field trips. 

• Monthly: Become a mentor for the high school girls participating in the program.

• Internships

• Student Service Learning hours

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