Girl Scouts donate toys to needy kids (The Sun)

By Michel Nolan, The Sun Christmas is a time for giving. Adults know this. Some children do, too. But somehow, when children give, it’s even more touching. That they’ve gotten the message and given from their young hearts is a meaningful and emotional thing. So when I learned about Girl Scouts donating toys to Children’s Fund for less fortunate children, I was enthusiastic and wanted … Continue reading Girl Scouts donate toys to needy kids (The Sun)

Academy for Grassroots Organizations honors our President & CEO

The Academy for Grassroots Organizations recently honored our President and CEO Cynthia H. Breunig with the 2014 Academy Award for Nonprofit Excellence as Executive Director of the Year!

Cynthia was given this honor at the Academy’s annual luncheon on October 3 at the Spring Valley Lake Country Club in Victorville.

Guests included many of Academy’s Leadership Circle members, elected officials and representatives from throughout San Bernardino County, and dozens of staff members and volunteers from nonprofit agencies that are members of the Academy.

The award citation described her accomplishments helping Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council grow its membership, strengthen its financial condition and embrace a strategy of diversity and inclusiveness (which led to our issue of a 3-year charter from GSUSA!). Continue reading Academy for Grassroots Organizations honors our President & CEO

Collaboration by local organizations help girls learn leadership skills!

Women in leadership taught teenage girls the difference between being a good leader and being bossy during the Ban Bossy Girls in Leadership event at the Jack Bulik Teen Center in Fontana. The inaugural event focused on empowering at-risk young girls by strengthening their self esteem. Many foster and probation youth girls participated in interactive activities and watched video clips that provided discussion opportunities on how women … Continue reading Collaboration by local organizations help girls learn leadership skills!

It’s time to Give BIG San Bernardino: 24 hrs to “raise” up the future of girls!

Give BIG San Bernardino County is a 24-hour fundraising web-a-thon on May 8 that allows you to give to your favorite causes in our community. Their goal is to get everyone who cares about the residents of San Bernardino County to help us raise a minimum of $300,000 in just 24 hours. We are asking you to share our GSSGC page with friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and even that … Continue reading It’s time to Give BIG San Bernardino: 24 hrs to “raise” up the future of girls!