February 2018 Print


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

-Eleanor Roosevelt

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Calendar of Events

FCGI Girls Expo at UNF

March 3rd, 2018

10 am- 2 pm

Join us to see girl-serving organizations in our community all in one place! Perfect for girls ages 5-18, drop by for information about programs, summer camps, and more- plus fun activities- all for FREE! If you have any questions, please contact us at admin@fcgijax.org.


Visit our Facebook event for more information HERE.


Do you work with an organization that would like to be a vendor? Join us today!


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Organization Spotlight

Girls On The Run of Northeast Florida

Studies show that by adolescence, girls' confidence drops about twice as much as boys'. The statistics are alarming, but it doesn't have to be this way. Girls on the Run creates a foundation of self-worth for girls in the 3rd – 8th grades by using activity-based lessons that promote social, emotional and physical health. At the conclusion of the 10-week program, girls complete a celebratory 5k event, giving them a tangible sense of achievement as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals. Girls on the Run of Northeast Florida serves almost 2,000 girls annually throughout seven counties in northeast Florida and employs over 500 volunteers per year to deliver our life changing curriculum and support our events.   Learn more about Girls on the Run here: https://www.gotrnefl.org


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First Coast Girls Initiative News

FCGI Holiday Party + Advocacy Awards

In December, we hosted our annual Holiday Party and award the Patricia C. Remmer Advocacy Awards for 2017. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, and our two award winners!


2017 Program Advocate - Tami Garrett, PACE Center for Girls - Jacksonville

2017 Volunteer Advocate - Verna Fields, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida

2017 Advocacy Award Winners

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