Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run Greater Toronto Areaos a life-changing, charitable non-profit prevention program for girls in Grades 3 through 8.Their mission is "to educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living."
Girls on the Run combines training for a 5K running event with healthy living education. Our programs instill self-esteem and strong values through health education, life skills development, mentoring relationships, and physical training - all of which are accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community
Plan is a global movement for change, mobilizing millions of people around the world to support social justice for children in developing countries.
Founded in 1937, we are one of the world’s oldest and largest international development agencies, working in partnership with millions of people around the world to end global poverty. Not for profit, independent and inclusive of all faiths and cultures, we have only one agenda: to improve the lives of children.
Plan works in 69 countries around the globe, including 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas. We give children, families and communities the tools they need to break the cycle of poverty and build sustainable solutions for improving their own lives.
Plan is also the organization behind Because I am a Girl, a global initiative to end gender inequality, promote girls’ rights and lift millions of girls – and everyone around them – out of poverty.