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One of the highlights of the work with students includes over 3,000 hours of community service, working at festivals such as Riverfest and the Sheboygan Come Together Festival ~ where we served over 250 Ethnic Ice Cream Sundaes (thanks to sponsorship by Culver's). Students also worked at Triathlons, Marathons and various community events ~ and of course our Masters Gallery 5K to stop bullying. Monthly, students visited assisted living residents. Always a hit is Horizons4Girls' annual Christmas cookie delivery to Rocky Knoll, this past Christmas delivering 74 dozen cookies, room to room. Continue reading
Horizons4Girls will hold their 3rd annual Masters Gallery 5K walk/run to prevent & educate Sheboygan County in the awareness of bullying and the affects it has on pre-teens and teens. Challenging our local youth teams to help promote a NO TOLERENCE ATTITUDE, WHEN IT COMES TO BULLYING, we will promote Horizon4Girls 5K Walk Against Bullying to all area youth groups ~ schools, non-profits, and neighborhoods. Having a "Challenge Winner" ~ the highest percentage of donations to student enrollment/membership will receive a $200 grant to begin their own anti-bullying campaign. Continue reading
In the last year, Horizons4Girls has made a difference for MANY of our young women. Horizons4Girls has taught over 1,200 hours of life skills that include skills such as cooking, family budgeting and sewing. Horizons students and mentors spent over 200 hours gardening. Horizons has tallied over 3,000 hours on social skills that include communications, healthy skills, anger management, and even leadership skills. Horizons mentors and tutors have spent over 1,800 hours helping students with study skills and homework assignments including a session with the LTC portable electronics classroom visiting them at FCC, and over 70 field trips. More than 40 job shadowing experiences gave students the opportunity for on the job experiences. Continue reading
In our 6th school year of providing Certified Mentors to students throughout Sheboygan County we are able to brag about our 100% high school graduation for students that stay engaged in our programming. Continue reading
Service can mean many different things to many people. If someone asks me why? Because it makes me feel good. I will give you the top 10 reasons here, but I can tell you what students have said about why to consider being a mentor: Dayjah said, "Think about the people in your life that inspired you and take time to say 'thank you' and pay it forward so I can succeed and then pay it forward". Guadalupe said, "Make it possible for Horizons4Girls to continue to make a difference in the life of others as they did for me. Every girl deserves the opportunities Horizons helped me with". Continue reading
This 4th of July it is so important to remember those that in the past and still in the current times, make this country all it can be. Faith, our service dog stands at attention and says, "Say thank you to the brave, who keep this country free". Continue reading

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