Girls on the Run of Montgomery County, MD ( provides a positive youth development program which incorporate running to more than 130 schools throughout Montgomery County. Its fun, experience-based curriculum integrates running into a program that seeks to inspire girls to be healthy and confident. The program culminates with the girls completing a 5K running event that builds confidence, competence, connection, character, caring and community.

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

• $250 provides curriculum for 20 teams.

• $1,000 provides new running shoes for 25 girls, allowing them to participate.

• $10,000 covers program scholarships for 60 girls.

Volunteer opportunities:

• Weekly: Serve as a volunteer coach twice a week during the 10-week sessions in the fall or spring.

• One-time: Support the celebratory 5K Fun Run in the spring or fall.

• Internships

• Student Service Learning hours

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