With You in Her Corner Girl Lead Tours

Please Join us for our With You in Her Corner Girl Lead Tours. New dates will be published in early October. Tours are held at our Tom and Marillac Demakes Center located at 50 High Street, Lynn MA. Come see what makes Girls Inc. girls Strong Smart and Bold; The Girls Inc. Experience! Please RSVP to Deb Ansourlian  mailto:dansourlian@GirlsIncLynn.org   … [Read more...]

Girls Inc. of Lynn kicks off 30 Days of Gratitude

It’s November! We are excited to once again launch our #MonthofGratitude campaign in celebration of our Girls Inc. network and supporters for the entire month. We are grateful for YOU! #GratitudeFromGirlsInc … [Read more...]

Girls Inc. of Lynn Celebrates 75th Anniversary. Welcomes Board Members and Honors Volunteer at Annual Meeting

Girls Inc. of Lynn celebrated its 75th anniversary at their Annual Meeting on September 28 at the Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts. The evening featured an introduction from Leslie Mercedes, one of two Teen Board members; remarks from executive director Deb Ansourlian; a Volunteer Honor Presentation to Nancy Whitman and Nahant Women’s Club for their loyal efforts as committed volunteers; and the induction of four new Board members and two new staff members. “As we take a moment to stop and reflect on 75 … [Read more...]

Girls Inc. 28th Annual Celebration Luncheon

Our 28th Annual Celebration Luncheon was a success! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you to our sponsors and to everyone who participated in our Celebration Luncheon! We are very grateful for all of your support. A big thanks to our Sponsors- Corporate Sponsors- Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, United Way of Massachusetts Bay Strong Sponsor-Old Neighborhood Foods Smart Sponsors-Tome and Cindy Belhumeur, General Electric, Chris and Nick Meninno, Salem Five Charitable Foundation Bold … [Read more...]

New Members Join Girls Inc. Board

Girls Inc. of Lynn is proud to have two new Board members, Kim Monahan, Senior Vice President and Director of Commercial Portfolio Management at Santander Bank and Candace Hankard Doucette, Senior Vice President of Retail Banking Branch Administration at Salem Five. “Kim and Candace are experienced business, technology and community leaders,” said Deb Ansourlian, Executive Director of Girls Inc. of Lynn. “I’m confident that they will make tremendous contributions to our organization, using … [Read more...]

Girls Inc. Awarded Mentoring Matching Grant

Girls Inc. has been awarded a Mentoring Matching Grant of $37,500 from Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP), a statewide organization fueling the movement to expand empowering youth-adult relationships in Massachusetts. Girls Incorporated of Lynn is one of 32 mentoring programs throughout the Commonwealth to receive a Mentoring Matching Grant. We are delighted to receive a Mentoring Matching Grant because we know that mentoring is a powerful way to enrich girls lives.  Through the mentoring … [Read more...]

Awards & Recognitions

Girls Incorporated of Lynn stands in celebration with our girls, staff and supporters as we are recognized for many accomplishments in our efforts to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. The following is a selection of awards that we have received throughout recent years: 2015 Cummings Foundation $100k for 100 The Cummings Foundation, Inc. (CFI), is a private operating foundation based in Woburn, Massachusetts. Since its establishment in 1986, it has been funded primarily by … [Read more...]

Notes from Executive Director: Celebration Luncheon 2015!

Our 27th celebration luncheon was about three weeks ago and we are still glowing from the event.  Each year the staff and I feel renewed and inspired by the afternoon. We were inspired by the girls, Latoyia, Fran, Tom and you- our supporters. I was so proud of our Girl Heroes for their many accomplishments and I am sure most of you will agree it is not easy to speak before 580 people! Our Mistress of Ceremonies, Latoyia Edwards, engaged, inspired and motivated us. Her commitment to the girls … [Read more...]

Thank you to our Celebration Luncheon Sponsors!

Thank you for being in her corner during this very special 27th Annual Celebration Luncheon! Annual Corporate Sponsors Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation: www.easternbank.com United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley: www.supportuniterdway.org STRONG Sponsors Old Neighborhood Foods: www.oldneighborhoodfoods.com SMART Sponsors Andrea Cox Chris & Nick Meninno General Electric Aircraft Engines: www.geaviation.com Salem Five:  www.salemfive.com BOLD Sponsors Alix … [Read more...]

Notes from Executive Director: All you need is love.

All you need is LOVE… and Girls Inc. of Lynn! During this exceptionally snowy winter, we thought it would warm your heart to hear some quotes from the girls themselves, sharing what they love about Girls Inc. of Lynn! “Girls Inc. just makes me happy, even when I’m sad.” Lydia, Middle School “I love circle time because I get to see all my friends.” Denva, School Age Child Care “I like all the cool things I do at mentoring.” Rosalinda, Middle School “I love it because it’s just girls!” Julis, … [Read more...]