22 Jun '11, 9am

Empowering girls: @girlsincnyc honors its graduating hs seniors with a College Shower (via @Care2)

Empowering girls: @girlsincnyc honors its graduating hs seniors with a College Shower (via @Care2)

Graduating from high school and moving on to college is a momentous occasion in any young person’s life. For the last twelve years, Girls Incorporated of New York City has celebrated this great accomplishment by honoring graduating seniors participating in their programs with the College Shower. At the celebration, girls receive scholarships and gift bags filled with all of the things they need to be ready for college – sheets, towels, alarm clocks, paper, pens, highlighters, etc! Many of the young women Girls Incorporated of NYC serves do not have the ability to pay for these types of college necessities. The gifts awarded at the College Shower not only help them focus on their studies, but also shows them that there is a community of supporters rooting for them back at home. Girls Inc. of NYC sees this annual event as a way to show girls of New York City that they are va...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/girls-incorporated-of-new-yor...

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