In order to provide new and exciting experiences for our little sisters, we require additional funding for specific activities and events.  Please consider sponsoring an upcoming event.  Our sponsorships include recognition in our newsletter, Facebook page, and website.  We would also be honored for our sponsors to attend the events if they choose.

2020 Big Sister Appreciation Nights - sponsored by Hand to Hand (Coastal Community Foundation) and the Boys and Girls Foundation

Being a Big Sister is not easy. The success of our matches is a team effort but relies heavily on the commitment Big Sisters make to their little sisters and the program. Every year we dedicate two evenings to Big Sisters to show our appreciation for what they do. Funds are needed for food, beverages, activities, and door prizes. There is also an option for door prize donations. Contact us for details.

2020 5K in Partnership with Girls on the Run – rescheduled to 2021

This year we are partnering with Girls on the Run for a 5K!  Our Big and Little Sisters are in training and will run a 5K together!  Funds are needed for race entrance fees, snacks, and beverages.

2020 STEAM Event – rescheduled to 2021

Each year, Girls Rising hosts a STEAM event, and including topics such as:  robotics, chemistry, and art (dance, painting).  This year, we will teach our girls to code!  Funds are needed for venue, instructors, and food and beverage.

2020 Annual Camp-Out – rescheduled to 2021

This is the largest event of the year for our matches. For $4000, Outdoor Outreach manages the event and provides equipment, food, transportation and activities for the weekend. This year, Little Sisters will be able to partake in outdoor rocking climbing at Joshua Tree. Utilizing Outdoor Outreach’s program takes the camp-out beyond a simple overnight in the woods and transforms it into a unique and fun learning experience for the Little and Big Sisters.

2020 Ongoing Big Sister Trainings – seeking sponsorship

Ongoing mentor training contributes to more effective, long lasting, high quality mentoring relationships. Girls Rising Big Sisters will be offered three ongoing training workshops in 2020.  Current and past topics include:  Trauma Informed Mentoring, Race: Are We So Different?, Body Positivity, De-stigmatizing Mental Health, and more.  Funding goes to supporting a facilitator, venue, and snacks.

2020 Virtual Community Support Events - sponsored by Elevate Foundation and the Boys and Girls Foundation

It’s a sign of the times!  Girls Rising is offering our community several virtual events, gatherings, and trainings in order to stay connected and healthy during social distancing orders.  These classes will include:  mental health coaching, wellness classes, mindfulness trainings, and much more!

2020 Back to School Picnic - backpack distribution sponsored by Soroptimist International of San Diego

Keeping a focus on education is an important mission for Girls Rising. Our Back to School Picnic not only celebrates the upcoming school year but ensures the girls have the supplies they need to be successful. This year, matches will enjoy a day of outdoor fun at Coronado Tidelands Park complete with stand up paddle boarding and kayaking. The Sponsorship provides the activity, back-packs, and school supplies for each of the girls as well as food and drink for the picnic.

2020 Virtual Career Exploration

Big Sisters will invite Little Sisters to explore their place of employment:  It’s “Take Your Little Sister to Work Month!”  Funds are needed for travel expenses, food, and beverages.

2020 Virtual Career Day – sponsored by Gritty Movement and the Boys and Girls Foundation

Each year, Gritty Movement coordinates a Career Day for our Little Sisters to explore and plan for their future.  The girls hear from women leaders in a variety of fields, ranging from university professor, nurse, attorney, photographer, policewoman, therapist, and more!  We hold workshops on resume writing, business pitch ideas, and really help our Little Sisters to feel excited and empowered on their path.  Funding is needed for venue, activities, food and beverage.

2020 Virtual Halloween Party – seeking sponsorship

Our annual Halloween party is a popular fun event for the girls to unwind and socialize with each other and the big sisters. Funding is needed for food, beverages, activities and other party supplies.

2020 Virtual Holiday Party – seeking sponsorship

Our little sisters will participate in community service, receive “want” and “need” gifts, and enjoy holiday themed activities. Funding is needed for venue, activities, food, beverages, gifts and other party supplies. There is also an option for gift donations. Contact us for details.

To sponsor an event, please email us at info@girlsrisingsd.org or call (619) 297-1135.