Tag archives: Girls Inc. Carpinteria

Girls Inc of Greater SB & Girls Inc Carpinteria Working to Keep Our Girls & Teens Strong, Smart, and Bold
By Joanne A Calitri   |   April 11, 2023

This is the motto of Girls Inc, founded in 1864 as a movement called the Girls Club of America in Waterbury, CT, and tasked itself to help young women migrating from rural areas to find a job after the Civil War. Fourteen charter clubs were joined into a national organization [1945] by Rachel Harris Johnson, and changed […]

Girls Inc. and Cox Communications Partner for 3rd Annual “Operation Holiday Cheer”
By Montecito Journal   |   November 22, 2022

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is bringing back their wintery gift-giving event, Operation Holiday Cheer. Launched in 2020 and presented by Cox Communications, this program brings gifts and some holiday spirit to local girls and their families that are experiencing economic hardships resulting from the pandemic.  “We are proud to host our 3rd Annual Operation Holiday […]

Girls Inc. Hosts Bloomington Gala
By Montecito Journal   |   October 11, 2022

Community members were draped in elegance for the Girls Inc. of Carpinteria gala, Bloomington: A Jane Austen Era Affair, held on Saturday, September 24 at the Girls Inc. campus on Foothill Road. This year’s event honored “the diamond of the season,” Carpinteria resident Kevin Baird, for his dedication to local girls through his many years […]