FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sarah Stoss
631.940.3749; [email protected]
Offerings include online resources, activities and more to help guide girls on their wellness journey
March 31, 2021 (Deer Park, NY) – Girls Inc. of Long Island, a local affiliate of Girls Inc. (an organization dedicated to inspiring girls nationwide to be strong, smart and bold), is proud to announce its teaming up with The Bountiful Company Foundation – the charitable arm of The Bountiful Company, global leader in health and wellness – to bring life-changing wellness programming and experiences to girls across Long Island, NY. This partnership, which includes a $25,000 grant from The Bountiful Company Foundation, will help girls served by the organization discover how science, nature, and healthy living interact to improve their lives today and in the future.
Through the collaboration, Girls Inc. of Long Island will continue serving girls throughout the summer by providing research-based, fun and engaging activities, including a dedicated wellness week. The Bountiful Company Foundation will also sponsor Girls Inc. of Long Island’s upcoming Spring Empowerment Conference on Saturday, April 10 as a “STRONG” sponsor.
“We are thrilled to join forces with The Bountiful Company. Science, nature, and healthy living are all integral components of our curriculum. Working in tandem with a company that is focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives will help bring these subjects to life for the girls we serve,” said Girls Inc. of Long Island, Executive Director, Renee Flagler.
The grant supports the important work of The Bountiful Company’s StrongHER Affinity Group, which is on a mission to support and empower women of all ages. To further foster this enduring relationship, Kristina Trautmann, Senior Legal Counsel and StrongHER Co-Chair for The Bountiful Company, has been appointed to Girls Inc. of Long Island’s Board of Directors.
About Girls Inc. of Long Island
The mission of Girls Inc. of Long Island is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We provide school and community-based programming that serves the unique needs of girls, ages 5-18, living in Suffolk and Nassau Counties. Through community partnerships, we help girls to achieve their full potential making their future brighter. Girls Inc. of Long Island is dedicated to the advocacy of gender equity for all girls in all areas of their lives. Through participation in our programs, girls learn the skills to become leaders in their communities, leading to exponential change. Girls can benefit greatly from the Girls Inc. Experience, which contains six defining elements: girls-only environment, mentoring relationships, intentional programming, research-based curricula, interactive activities, and sustained exposure.