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Gem girls shadow holding hands — Stronger together.

Donors allow GEM to transform the lives of girls from under served communities. Our holistic approach to programming enables us to be a second family for our girls. Contributions both big and small are greatly appreciated.

WHERE YOUR DONATION GOES

 $10,000 Funds five weekend retreats
 $5,000 Buys laptops for graduating seniors
 $2,500 Provides a week of summer programming
 $1,500 Funds food for six programs
 $1,000 Provides a year of GEM for one girl
 $500 Funds one mentor-mentee activity
 $250 Pays for SAT for five girls
 $100 Supports a retreat for one girl
 $50 Buys snacks for two programs
 $25 Provides summer reading for three girls

DID YOU KNOW?

 66% of our GEM girls are women of color
 57% are from a single-parent home
 95% receive free or reduced lunch*
 100% graduate from high school
 95% matriculate to college
 98% of GEM graduates were first in their families to go to college

*Based on federal guidelines and the poverty level
Higher than the rates of their general school population and nationally

DONATE BY MAIL

To donate by mail, please send a check to:

ATTN: Christine Truett GEM - Living Classrooms Foundation
802 S. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21231