Happy International Day of the Girl

A message from Days for Girl’s founder, Celeste Mergens. Today is the UN proclaimed International Day of the Girl. Growing up, my step-dad often grumbled about wanting a boy. He had 4 girls at the time. In our house there was a lot of talk about women drivers and "don't be such a girl.” It was a time of many type casts for girls. In fact, when I got to college intent on studying Engineering, a few of the young men in my first class literally turned and said, "So what are you doing in Engineering?" I was one of only two women in the entire program. But those examples are of course nothing compared to the raw and dangerous circumstances that girls all over the world fall prey to. So many doors

Global Sew-A-Thon Is Saturday, October 11

Global Sew-A-Thon Is Saturday, October 11 October 11th is International Day of the Girl. Days for Girls is participating by hosting our annual Global Sew-A-Thon that day. Individuals and groups all over the world will be empowering girls by sewing, raising awareness, raising funds and assembling kits throughout the day. Want to help? It's easy to join in. Register as an individual or a group using our online registration form below. You could help for one hour, 5 hours, 24 hours.... it's up to you! Make A Difference Any participation by you and your group adds up to changed lives. One kit changes a life. Quality is way more important than quantity, so just have fun. Every little bit helps!

Celeste Nominated For 2014 Seattle Globie Award

Celeste Nominated For 2014 Seattle Globie Award Our own Celeste Mergens was a finalist at the Seattle Globie Awards where this independent media outlet named Seattle's Globalist of the Year: a community member doing outstanding global work. Pictured here are Sarah Hamm Rush, Chief Operations Director, Celeste Mergens, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, and Leah Spelman, Development Director. "We are thankful to the Globalist newspaper for this year's story about Days for Girls. Being a finalist was truly an honor for us. The room was filled with people that make a difference on a global scale." ~Celeste "The Globie Awards are another fantastic sign that Seattle is fast becoming a mecca for

Welcome To Our New Days For Girls Blog!

Welcome To Our New Days For Girls Blog! Hello! We are so excited to be adding a blog to the Days for Girls website! We wanted to keep you up to date on the many wonderful things going on here at DfG. We also wanted the chance to thank you for your dedicated work, all over the globe, toward empowering women and girls! YOU are making a difference in the lives of these precious ladies by any contribution, large or small. Thank you! Current Blog Status We are importing blog posts from our blogspot website in order to give you a history to browse. But we just coudn't wait to go live until we were done-- too much going on! So we're live! Bookmark this page! Check back on a weekly/semi-weekly basis

Proving You Can Make a Difference at Any Age

Proving You Can Make a Difference at Any Age (this post was originally published on June 27, 2014 on blogspot) Meet Gabby. Gabby is a doer. Gabby is passionate about causes, including Days for Girls. Gabby lives in Lynden, WA, and decided to host a bake sale to raise funds for DfG. She mobilized the troops, motivating one person to make 30 mini banana bread loaves. Gabby, with help from her parents, told her school about the bake sale and took orders. She raised over $225 for DfG! Gabby says this isn't her first rodeo. "I've done lots of drives and I like it. I'm really happy that you are doing this, because I think it's a strong thing to help people with." Thanks, Gabby, and it's people jus

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