Guardian Gals, Inc., www.GuardianGalsInc.org
Established June 2004
501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization
Tax Id 26-2651916
Abby Hamilton, Founder & Executive Director
PO Box 1149, Gaylord, MI 49734
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Guardian Gals, Inc., philanthropy aims to positively aid mankind through the giving of its time, talents and treasure. Guardian Gals, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps young girls in 6th through 12th grades use their talents to improve the world through environmental efforts, philanthropy, physical activity and volunteerism.
In regular meetings and with mentors, Guardian Gals members increase self-awareness and confidence and are empowered to become young community leaders. Supervised after school and summer activities teach important lessons the girls may not learn elsewhere, while also reinforcing positive lessons from parents and others in their lives.
Guardian Gals, Inc. is the only program of its kind in the world and was founded in June 2002 in Gaylord, Michigan, by Executive Director, Abby Hamilton, with support from a 10-person board of directors, generous volunteers and donors, coffee pausers and the Guardian Gals themselves!
The mission of Guardian Gals, Inc. is to actively engage, educate and offer opportunities for young girls and women to learn the skills, behaviors and knowledge necessary for serving as catalysts for the creation of positive societal change. Through mentoring by local leaders, Guardian Gals members are educated and empowered to take voluntary philanthropic and civic action for the common good of family, friends, local and global communities.
Guardian Gals, Inc. was established in June 2004 for the purpose of assembling adolescent young women in the fellowship of principles derived from the inspiration of poet Diane Ackerman who wrote, “I swear I will not dishonor my soul with hatred, but offer myself humbly as a guardian of nature, as a healer of misery, as a messenger of wonder, as an architect of peace.” ©1999 The organization of Guardian Gals, Inc. actively strives to BE the change it wishes to see in the world.