2013 Sponsorship Opportunities
FALL 2013 Prince Georges County Location is TBD
About Us The executive board of the Society for Girls, Inc. consists of well educated, business savvy, driven young women that are determined to empower the next generation of girls. Each member of the board has worked in some capacity motivating and inspiring young girls. The board members are committed to helping the next generation make a smooth transition into womanhood. Mission The Society for Girls, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower girls to be smart, resourceful, and confident; by engaging them in their communities, building their self-esteem, and encouraging them to make a positive mark on the world. Vision To blossom into a national organization that positively impacts the lives of girls that come from low to middle economic status backgrounds today and groom them to be role models tomorrow. The target demographic for the program is middle school aged girls 11 -13 that come from a low to middle economic background. Programming The Society for Girls, Inc. has created programming that will target the issues that many middle school aged girls go through as they are in a transitional period of their lives. The programs are designed to educate the girls in financial literacy, civic engagement, media literacy, selfesteem, physical fitness, and sexual education.
Empower | Educate | Engage
FitFam Foundation is a nonprofit* organization, founded in 2011 by two young professional women dedicated to empowering people to lead healthy lifestyles while obtaining financial freedom and a spiritual and mental balance.
Mission To connect people to relevant resources and information that encourages total fitness (physical, mental and financial fitness) and provide opportunities for total fitness engagement.
Community Vision FitFam Foundationâ€™s vision is to create a healthy, well-balanced, and financially responsible community. The ultimate goal is to build a nationally recognized platform dedicated to connecting individuals with the right resources that help to create their best lives. We are passionate about changing the way people think and feel about what it means to be healthy.
The Passion Behind the Pink Breast Awareness Campaign (October 2012)
FitFam Foundation partnered with Divas, MPH and Cause Driven to promote a breast health awareness campaign aimed to inspire women to take real action in the fight against breast cancer. This three-day campaign featured daily online supporter and survivor engagement and a Happy Hour finale where women shared breast health concerns, received breast care tips from medical experts and advocacy resources while enjoying cocktails and appetizers.
Most Recent Events Girls Inspire Summit Sept. 2012 The Society For Girls, Inc. successfully raised awareness to the misrepresentation of young girls and women in the media for 100 girls. Panelists, R& B Singer LeToya Luckett, WPGC’s Angie Ang, TV One’s Monica Neal, NBC4’s Danella Sealock and host Janaye Ingram spoke to the overall theme of teaching young girls to be true to themselves, take a more critical view of the images the media portrays. Logo4Life encouraged them to diligently pursue their dreams.
Project Butterfly NY (Sept 2011) The Society For Girls, Inc. partnered with T.E.E.N Diaries, LLC to support First Lady Michelle Obama’s Lets Move campaign by having a program focused on health & fitness. Keri Hilson hosted this event. 100 teenage girls were given the opportunity to attend this event.
Event Coverage The YBF.com http://theybf.com/image/society-for-girls
The Jasmine Brand http://thejasminebrand.com/index.php/2012/09/17/photos-letoya-luckett-hits-dc-for-girls-inspire-summit/
Event Coverage The Fab Empire thefabempire.com/tag/the-society-for-girls/
LeToya Online http://letoyaonline.com/2012/09/letoya-luckett-joins-the-girls-inspire-summit-panel-in-washington-dc/
Did You Know?
In a survey of girls 9 and 10 years old, 40% have tried to lose weight, according to an ongoing study funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
One study reports that at age thirteen, 53% of American girls are "unhappy with their bodies." This grows to 78% by the time girls reach seventeen. (Source: National Institute on Media and the Family)
According to the Girl Scouts Research Institute, one-third of all girls have a distorted idea about their weight.
7 in 10 girls believe they are not good enough or do not measure up in some way including their looks, performance in school and relationships. (Source: Real Girls, Real Pressure: A National Report on the State of Self-Esteem )
At any given time, 5 to 10 million women and girls have eating disorders that harm their health, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists )
Nearly three out of four girls (73%) compare how they look to girls in the media at least sometimes, with three out of ten girls (29%) comparing their looks either a lot or all the time. (Source: Girl Scout Research Institute, Girl Survey Panel, N=351, April 2008 )
Among 11 - 13 year old girls, more than 50% believe they are overweight. (eatingdisorders411.com)
Frequent music video viewing may be a risk factor for increased perceived importance of appearance and increased weight concerns among adolescent girls (Borzekowski, Robinson, & Killen, 1999).
Event Overview Runners and walkers of all ages will gather and rock tutus for the 1st Annual Totally Fun TuTu Run. This 5K (2.2 mile option) non-competitive fun run for young girls was created to teach them the importance of physical fitness while inspiring them to lead happy healthy lifestyles and encouraging them to love their bodies. We anticipate pre-registering 100 FUN runners for this 1st Annual event, which will start at 10am. A $10 donation is recommended, but participants donating more than $25 receive a free T-shirt. Distribution is on a first-come, first-served basis. Proceeds from the event will be used to further the missions of The Society For Girls, Inc. & FitFam Foundation. There will be awards for largest team, most festive team, top fundraiser(s), biggest tutu, and the Most FAB TuTu.
Event Schedule 9:00-9:45am
Warm Up Runners Start Time
Walkers Start Time
Awards Presentations/After Party
Vendor Booths During Registration and Award Presentations Live Music by DJ Ladee Elle Fun Games and Activities
Smart: In Kind- $499 (TULLE TUTU) · Company logo included on all Girls Inspire Summit publicity · Mention within press release · Listing on The Society for Girls, Inc. website, Facebook, and Twitter as a SMART sponsor · Inclusion in gift bags Resourceful: $500-$999 (ORGANZA TUTU) · Benefits of “Smart Sponsor” · Vendor table during event · Photo opportunity of attendees interacting with your brand · Recognition in post-event press release acknowledgements
Confident: $1000-$5000 (SILK TUTU) FIRST RIGHT OF REFUSAL · Benefits of “Smart & Resourceful Sponsor” · 10 minute opportunity to speak to the attendees about the mission of your company · An opportunity to display company signage at the event · Co-branded Girls Inspire Summit tees worn by volunteers · Hourly on-site raffle of your brand’s products · Company branded photos taken with attendees and host
We want to help inspire girls to lead happy healthy lifestyles! We would love to sponsor the Totally Fun TuTu Run at a sponsorship level of: □
Smart-$499 (In Kind)
Please indicate your company’s level of sponsorship. This form must be returned with your payment. Faxed copies will be honored as a written commitment, but original must be received 30 days prior to event. Company Name: ______________________________________________ Contact Name: ________________________________________________ Address: _______________________________________________________ City: __________________________ State: ________ Zip: _____________ Telephone: ____________________ Email: _________________________ @Twitter:__________________ Are you on Facebook or IG? Yes □ No □ Signature: ____________________________________ Please return completed form to: Dana@thesocietyforgirls.org or The Society For Girls, Inc. 4410 Saint Thomas Avenue Baltimore, MD 21206