“Durham Region Health Department strongly supports the mission, vision, and
the role that Girls Inc. of Durham plays in the community. We acknowledge
and recognize the dedication and commitment that Girls Inc. provides to girls,
young women and their families.
— Paula Hanley, Program Manager, Durham Region Health Department
“The Girls Inc. Economic Literacy program is a textbook example of focus and purpose. Its gender-specific skills development work, based on sound research and testing, is compelling. The TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund is pleased to support Girls Inc., and through this project, the empowerment of girls.”
- Michael Scott, SEDI Foundation
“We recognize that positive support and mentoring at an early age can play a significant role in developing a healthy lifestyle. Knowledge and support will empower girls to make healthy choices with the outcome being strong, confident women. We intend to continue our partnership with Girls Inc. of Durham as we work together to improve the lives of girls and young women in the community.
– Fiona Carroll, Durham Region Non-Profit Housing Corp.
“The Town of Ajax is proud to have Girls Inc. as part of our community where agencies and services share resources, seek community input and involvement in an effort to create a community that is strongly supported. Girls Inc. has played an important role in attaining a status as a Youth Friendly Community. By developing leadership skills, and community involvement, Girls Inc. allows females of all ages to stay connected to their community and strive to be the best they can be.
- Robbie Prochilo, Community Recreation Coordinator, Town of Ajax
“The exceptional programming that Girls Incorporated of Durham offers is a fundamental component in helping girls and young women meet their fullest potential. Girls are nurtured to grow and learn in a safe and supportive environment. The programs offered give girls the opportunity to develop values and skills they will need to become confident, productive, and responsible adults.
– Wendy Leeder, Co-Executive Director, YWCA Durham