Project Description

GIRLS ON THE RUN DFW

Girls on the Run (GOTR) of the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex inspires ALL girls to build confidence and make intentional decisions, while fostering care and compassion for self and others. Trained coaches use physical activity and dynamic discussions to build social, emotional and physical skills in every girl while encouraging healthy habits for life.Girls face social pressures and conflicting messages about how they should act and who they should be. Stressors related to COVID-19 have undoubtedly affected girls, between social isolation, anxiety and more limited opportunities for physical activity. Girls need us now more than ever.

GOTR DFW currently provides an after school programs for 3-5th grade girls and 6-8th grade girls. They have junior coaches working side by side with head coaches as well as interns from high school and colleges working with staff for experience in nonprofit organizations. GOTR goal is to reach as many girls as possible and let them feel they have a safe place to be accepted for who they are.

VISIT GOTR

Dallas, TX

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Years with TYAN

“We believe that EVERY GIRL is inherently FULL OF POWER and POTENTIAL. By knowing they are the leaders of their lives, these are the girls who WILL CHANGE THE WORLD.”

Cynthia Kahn • Executive Director

WHY PARTNER WITH TYAN?

Through their partnership with TYAN, GOTR DFW looks forward to working together to embrace youth with an open mind and open heart. GOTR DFW wants to empower the youth to believe that their voice is relevant and empower them to use their voice.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • GOTR DFW is hosting a “Run for Her” virtual 5K this April to get people together and celebrating moving for positive mental and physical health and proceeds benefit our scholarship program.