The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Help girls develop coping skills which empower them to connect with school and direct their behavior positively for academic success to become productive citizens of society.
Young Essence Ladies...Learning (YELL!) is a mentoring program for girls dedicated to empowering them through programs and mentorship. Through the support of the E'Ladies Network, mentees receive opportunities to participate in special programs, field trips, and events desigend to promote the social, emotional, and professional development of girls ages 6 to 19. The E'Ladies Network recruit mentors and work with strategic partners, such as Big Brothers and Big Sisters to provide support and guidance as a mentor. As a collaborative and social innovator, most programs and field trips are sponsored through other nonprofits or local businesses.