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Women’s History Month Giving Challenge: Palette Info Session with Girls Inc.
Wednesday, February 15th @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Women’s History Month Giving Challenge and join your Palette Community TODAY in supporting girls and their futures!
This event is organized by Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region.
What is Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region?
Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been
serving girls in the Capital Region of New York for more than 85 years. Our organization is one
of 78 Girls Inc. affiliates in North America and the only one in Upstate New York. We are
committed to keeping services FREE for girls. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart,
and bold by providing evidence-based programming delivered by trained staff in a pro-girl
environment. At Girls Inc., a girl learns to value herself, take risks, and develop her inherent
strengths, all of which will help her grow up healthy, educated, and independent.
To know more about the month challenge – Click Here
Who does the organization help and how?
Girls Inc. serves more than 400 Capital Region girls each year:
FREE after school programming (grades K-12)
o Offered at our Girls Inc. centers in Downtown Albany and Schenectady’s Hamilton
Hill neighborhood, and in Troy at the Arts Center of the Capital Region.
FREE programming offered by Girls Inc. staff during the school day at select partner
schools in Albany and Schenectady counties
o 85% of the girls we serve identify as girls of color
o 65% live in households with an annual income of $30,000 or less
FREE five-year college and career readiness program (grades 8-12)
o Five years of mentorship from Capital Region career women
o Career exploration through two summer internships
o Four-week summer camp on the University at Albany campus
o Currently, program participants come from 7 counties
o 2022 graduates attended Norwich University, SUNY New Paltz, Binghamton
University, the University at Albany, RIT, and Yale