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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta, Women of Inspiration

Press release: Women of Inspiration Gala raises more than $45K

March 12, 2020

First Women of Inspiration Gala a Success Fort McMurray (March 12, 2020) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is humbled to announce that its very first Women of Inspiration Gala honoured five incredible local women and raised more than $45,000 for the organization. Thank you to every sponsor, local business that donated items to our […]

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Girls Inc. new program featured at Landmark Cinemas

February 28, 2020

We are piloting a new program developed by our Girls Inc. staff called Power of Stories. The program is taught through the “Teachings of the Grandmothers” – a set of values that promotes connection to Indigenous cultures. These values serve as themes from which we discuss other topics, such as healthy relationships, consent, resisting peer […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta December Newsletter

December 2019 Newsletter

December 19, 2019

          Message from the Executive Director How was everyone’s 2019? For us, it was a year of resilience – like building a springboard. Getting ready for a jump (or more – stay tuned)! It was around this time last year when I returned from Sudan, having learned the complexity of intersecting […]

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Jason Matlo, Vancouver Fashion Designer, host charity fashion show in support of Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta

Vancouver Fashion designer pledges support to Girls Inc.

September 9, 2019

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is thrilled that a Vancouver fashion designer has pledged their support to our organization.  Jason Matlo is launching a new, made-to-measure collection for men and women,  and a portion of the proceeds from his show will be donated to Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta. The show is being hosted in Vancouver […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Run Club 2019

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta lace up for Fort McMurray Marathon

September 3, 2019

A group of young girls in the Wood Buffalo region have been preparing for the Fort McMurray Marathon.  Since June, a group of 13 girls have been meeting every Monday and Thursday to train for the 3 KM or 5 KM race. The training sessions include running laps, circuits and of course, active games.  At […]

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