Thank you to the Philadelphia Business Journal & Subaru of America!
Subaru of America and Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey were recognized at the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2020 Faces of Philanthropy Event for our partnership delivering STEM education to girls in the city of Camden! We are proud to partner with Subaru on this important work and were honored to be recognized at the event on October 8th!
Program Spotlight: Register now for the 2nd Annual Advocacy Summit!
Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey is excited to announce that our 2nd Annual Advocacy Summit will be held virtually on Saturday, October 24, 2020!

This year, our theme is She Leads: Inspiring and Engaging Girls in Civic Engagement. The summit is free and open to girls in kindergarten through 12th grade living in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

She Leads: Inspiring and Engaging Girls In Civic Engagement will include interactive workshops designated by age group, guest speakers, a mock election, mentoring, and a She Leads Celebration complete with live DJ and giveaways!

Register here by October 20th!
Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey Girls Recognized Nationally!
Teen Advocacy Council Selection
Congratulations to our Girls Inc. Ambassador, Anjali, for her acceptance into the Girls Inc. national Teen Advocacy Council in one of their most competitive application years yet!

Anjali will join Girls Inc. peers from Alameda, Chicago, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Sarasota, Long Island, Central Alabama, Portland, Orange County, and Santa Fe to learn and grow as advocates, and to voice their concerns and desire for change at the highest level of government.
Art Contest Winner!
Girls Inc. girls recently shared their creativity for the Girls Inc. national She Leads Art Contest and our very own, Leah, was announced a winner!

Leah's colorful, glittery and POWERFUL women figures with their arms raised in unity demonstrates what leadership looks like to her!
Support Girls Inc. in the Target Circle Charitable Giving Campaign!
Are you a Target shopper? Support us while you shop!

Now through December 31, you can vote for Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey through the Target Circle program to help determine how Target’s end-of-year donation will be divvied up. The more votes we get, the higher Target's donation will be!

How to participate:
  • Enroll in Target Circle (Target's free loyalty program): Create a Target Circle account at, through the Target app, or by giving you phone number at checkout.
  • Earn Votes: Guests earn one vote every time they make an eligible purchase. See terms and conditions.
  • In Store: Scan your wallet barcode in the Target App at the time of purchase OR scan the barcode on your receipt in the Target App within 7 days of purchase.
  • Online: Sign in to your Target account and place a qualifying order.
  • Cast Votes: Log in to your Target account and follow the prompts and instructions to vote.

Every vote counts and you can keep voting for us as you earn votes between now and December 31!
Help us spread the word! We'll be posting about Target Circle on our social media pages. Follow us through the links at the bottom of this newsletter and share with your own networks!
Advocacy Corner: Get Out the Vote!
Planning to vote by mail in the upcoming election? You have options for returning your ballot!
PA voters:
  • By mail: If you can - mail back your ballot as soon as possible. Don't wait until the deadline!
  • Non-mail options: You can deliver your ballot to your county election office. In some counties, you can bring you ballot to a secure drop box. Contact your election officials to find out more about drop box options.
NOTE: Pennsylvania uses a two-envelop mail ballot system, so make sure you follow instructions carefully & return your ballot with both envelops!

NJ voters:
  • By mail: If you can - mail back your ballot as soon as possible. Don't wait until the deadline!
  • Non-mail options: Your ballot can be returned in person to a secure drop box or you can take it to one of the select physical polling locations.
Looking for a great way to get involved in your community AND gain valuable experience? Become a Poll Worker! Visit your state government website to fill out an interest form today! 
Stay tuned for more voting updates leading up to election day on Tuesday, November 3rd!
Support Girls Inc. on International Day of the Girl
This week we look ahead toward International Day of the Girl, celebrated every year on Sunday, October 11.

Let’s do everything we can to ensure every girl can see and believe that she is a leader and recognize that her future is now.

Give in support of a bright future for every girl.