Community Bridges (communitybridges-md.org) empowers girls from diverse backgrounds in elementary, middle and high schools to become exceptional students, positive leaders and healthy young women. Each year, the organization supports more than 400 girls at 16 public schools in discovering their unique identity, voice and potential through leadership development, college and career readiness, family support and mentoring.
Headquartered: Silver Spring Serves: Montgomery County
What a donation buys:
- $250 covers the annual activity fees for 10 girls in the program.
- $1,600 sponsors one girl for the year.
- $10,000 supports the annual Community Bridges Career and Innovation Summit.
- One day: Become a volunteer for an event or field trip.
- Monthly: Mentor a high school or middle school girl.