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The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: Free Arts For Abused Children

Give Guide: Winona
Girls Inc. is Winona's charity of choice. Read More »
Give Guide: Julie
Find out more about the Wounded Warrior Project. Read More »
Give Guide: Amelia
Amelia supports The Good Dog Foundation. Read More »

This holiday season, The Frisky staff is committed to giving back. Throughout the month of December we’ll be telling you about some of the charities and nonprofits that we support, why they’re important to us, and how you can support them too, if you’re so inclined. 

Who they are: Free Arts For Abused Children

What they do: Free Arts programs inspire hope in the lives of children who have experienced abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness through innovative creative arts programs and positive interactions with caring adult volunteers.

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The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: The Wounded Warrior Project

Give Guide: Girls, Inc.
Support girls through mentoring and hands-on training. Read More »
Soldiers With PTSD
Fighting against the invisible enemy. Read More »
Soldiers Reunite With Dogs
Soldiers reunite with their adopted Afgan dogs. Watch »

This holiday season, The Frisky staff is committed to giving back. Throughout the month of December we’ll be telling you about some of the charities and nonprofits that we support, why they’re important to us, and how you can support them too, if you’re so inclined. 

Who they are: The Wounded Warrior Project

What they do: The Wounded Warrior Project provides physical and mental support and rehabilitation to service men and women returning from active duty. Keep reading »

The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: Girls Inc.

How To Talk To Teen Girls
Anyone can be a mentor. Here's how! Read More »
Math Tee For Smart Girls
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Women Need Mentors
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Most women just don't get the mentoring they need. Read More »

This holiday season, The Frisky staff is committed to giving back. Throughout the month of December we’ll be telling you about some of the charities and nonprofits that we support, why they’re important to us, and how you can support them too, if you’re so inclined. First up, Winona tells us why she believes in Girls Inc.!

Who they are: Girls Incorporated

What they do: Empower girls age 6 to 18 to achieve their full potential through mentoring and hands-on experiences.

Why I support them: Before I came to write full-time for The Frisky, I ran a program at Portland Community College that partnered with local high schools to get more teenage girls signed up in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) classes. I met some really amazing young women who were excelling in science and technology (including a particularly gifted robotics club member who I’m convinced will grow up to be either the best President we’ve ever had or the most fearsome dictator the world has ever known), but I also saw a lot of girls falling into familiar patterns of silence, deferring to male classmates, and opting out of high level math and science classes because they were uninterested or intimidated… Keep reading »

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