Support immigrant and refugee communities.
As many people in Chicago face uncertainty in their ability to access needed resources, we must mobilize to support our neighbors.
is an organization dedicated to serving girls age 14 -21 who identify as refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers. When their offices are open, GirlForward runs mentoring, education, and safe-space programs to provide support to women and girls who now call Chicago home.
GirlForward mentors have been keeping in touch with their mentees virtually, helping them with online learning and checking in to make sure they have all the resources they need. GirlForwards clients have listed
, like pens and notebooks, and
menstrual health products
as some of their biggest needs. Check out this
list of items
to see what donations are needed most.
Try to limit unnecessary trips.
If you're out grocery shopping for your own family, consider picking up some extra items to mail to GirlForward or order online! Their staff are making no-contact drop-offs at their clients' residents to provide them with these needed supplies.
All donations can be mailed to:
C/O Ashley Marine
1634 W Granville Ave Apt 1
Chicago, IL 60660
Please wear gloves and maintain social distance while shopping and mailing donations. If you or a family member are not feeling well, please refrain from donating at this time.