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What I can say is that anytime I have asked for care bags for students of all genders Raising Girls promptly responds and even offers to deliver them right to our school! Raising Girls has even provided specific bags for certain types of hair and skin. We are very grateful to have them in our community - always willing to help and deliver a generous number of hygiene items to students who need them.
Thank you Raising Girls!
School Counselor, Jefferson Elementary
Every quarter, I reach out to Raising Girls to ask for their support in providing care bags to the youth in my program. The care bags provided by Raising Girls are filled with hygiene products, toiletries, and a few special items that help the youth feel seen. Access to these products are often lacking in these young people's lives. Raising Girls' generous donation of care bags to our program allows us to provide these items to young people before they even have to experience the discomfort of asking for them. Knowing these products will be donated at the end of each quarter allows me to stretch my program dollars in other areas of need like food and art supplies. It is always so special to watch youth go through their bags with smiles on their faces.
Program Manager, Arts Connect
12,000+ hygiene bags distributed
31 community partners
86 schools served
10 school districts served
600+ volunteers to date
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Businesses, families, friends, and church groups are among the many community partners who offer vital volunteer work with Raising Girls.
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Raising Girls acknowledges and is grateful to be based on the traditional homelands of the Puyallup Tribe and Coast Salish peoples, who have cared for this land throughout the generations.