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Girls For A Change 4th Annual Girl Gala / Auction, Presented by U by Kotex

Girls For A Change

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:30 PM (PST)

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Girls For A Change
4th Annual 
Girl Gala

Silent & Live Auction

Presented by U by Kotex

Space is limited.  No Tickets at the door.

Sorry No Jeans.

Girls For A Change is a national non-profit organization that empowers girls to create social change in their communities. On Friday, March 7, 2014, GFC will host its 4th Annual Girl Gala Dinner, Silent and Live Auction, 5:30-10 p.m. at Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club, 3000 Alexis Drive, Palo Alto, California, and we hope that you will join us. The gala is our signature fund raising event and this year’s goal is $75,000. These funds have a direct impact on our programs and services, which empower over 1,000 Bay Area girls a year. 


Enjoy cocktail reception with passed hors d'oeuvres that welcomes you, with complimentary glass of wine for guests over 21.  

A Live Auction led by auctioneer Frank Bizzarro will help us raise critical funds for our programs.

Dinner menu choices are:

Chicken: Lemon Peppered Chicken Breast, Rosteded Garlic Rosemary New Potatoes, Asparagus & Carrots

Vegetarian: Portabella Mushrooms and Ratatouille Napoleon on Herb Couscous with Balsamic Reduction and Quinoa garnish

Fish: Miso Glazed Salmon on a Bed of Sesame Chive Rice and Snap Peas, Baby Carrots & Broccolini

Chicken Tenders and French Fries

 URDOM @URDOMrox band members are 11, 12 & 13 years old and ready to rock at the 4th Annual Girl Gala!

By attending you will have valued networking time with other community-minded people, and the proud satisfaction of knowing your involvement will further the Girls For A Change mission to empower girls, ages 11-18, from low-income neighborhoods to engage with their communities by creating social change. Through the process of identifying, designing, and implementing girl-led solutions to challenges they face in their own neighborhoods, girls gain the voice, skills, and problem solving capacity they need to realize their full potential.

At our Annual Girl Gala, girls and coaches are seated at every table. Girls run the evening program, which includes dinner, entertainment, a silent auction, the Change Agent Awards, the presentation of projects by the girls, and special guest Courtney Martin, an award-winning journalist and widely sought-after speaker on activism and feminism.

Sharna Fey, Keynote SpeakerAttendees are encouraged to bring their children to share in the celebration of a year of programming and be inspired by our award recipients, other women in attendance, and our keynote speaker Sharna Fey, a life coach and highly praised leadership consultant with more than 20 years experience helping others define and obtain their goals and dreams.

For each $1,000 donated, you can give one girl in the Bay Area

12-weeks of programming and a lifetime of possibilities.

Girls For A Change serves over 2,000 girls a year nationally! Please come meet some of the girls, coaches, and supporters. We welcome long-time supporters of GFC as well as new friends! You'll join with current and former girls in our program and volunteer coaches who will share their experiences at the table and immerse you and your friends as part of this celebration of girl power!  

Please join us and learn more about what's happening for girls worldwide and show your support for girls at home. 

View our Girl Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Questions? Please call Ayana at (804) 420-2267 or via email at

Have questions about Girls For A Change 4th Annual Girl Gala / Auction, Presented by U by Kotex? Contact Girls For A Change

When & Where

Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club
3000 Alexis Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 5:30 PM (PST)

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Girls For A Change

About Girls For A Change


Girls For A Change (GFC) is a national organization that empowers girls to create social change. We invite young women to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues girls face in their own neighborhoods.

Our Mission:

GFC empowers girls for personal and social transformation. The program inspires girls to have the voice, ability and problem solving capacity to speak up, be decision makers, create visionary change and realize their full potential.

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