|Wed like to thank the following individuals and organizations for their assistance. With their support, this project has become a fulfilling philanthropic and educational experience for us all.
Canadian photographer, Warren Zelman, for visiting the Sega School in Tanzania and donating all the proceeds of his photographs to Forgirlsake and Nurturing Minds.
Alan Hartman and Eleanor Martin from Alma Children's Education Foundation, for their partnership in the Andean Weaving program in Peru, our 2011 fundraising project.
Laura DeDominicis, Tracey Dolan, Pauline Dolan, and Nikki Shearman of Nurturing Minds, Inc. for our partnership in 2010 in support the SEGA girls' school in Tanzania.
Free The Children, and in particular, Gabriela Larenas and Seerat Kazmi, for working with us to find
the right project and for all their feedback and assistance in making our 2009 Fundraising Campaign
African Baobab, Inc. and its founders, Jacalyn and Ron Shepherd, for connecting us with the girls in Sironko, Uganda, and ensuring all the funds are used for their education. And special thanks to Jacalyn for capturing the spirit of the girls in her photographs.
Wilber and Elizabeth Madaba, African Baobabs partners in Uganda who distribute the funds in Sironko through their nonprofit organization, Shared Blessings. We'd also like to thank them for sending infomation and photos of the girls.
Goulston and Storrs, and in particular, Lilly Huang and Ann Sultan for their legal assistance .
Mark Rosen, from Rosen and Associates, LLP for their accounting assistance, and Donna Marshall for her all her advise and help with Quickbooks.
Founder/Designer Stephanie Zelman (Uturn Design) for the website design.
Jeong Lee, Art Director of Azimedia, for programming and updating the Forgirlsake website.
Michael Oh, President of Tech Superpowers, for hosting the Forgirlsake website.
Creative Writer, Toni Lansbury, for naming the Girl Project, the Something to Smile About exhibit, and her endless writing and editing for Forgirlsake.
Creative writer, Joey Baron, for his tagline and input on brand development.
Newtonville Camera, for offering us a non-profit rate to lower our administrative costs and spend more on supporting girls.
The Art Institute of Boston and the Studio Influx course in the Graphic Design Department taught by Rick Rawlins. We also appreciate the support of Geoffry Fried, Senior Associate Dean, and Nathan Felde, Design Department Chair.
The design students, Jennifer Wiseman, Jessica LaPatta, and Nicole Gagas, who worked closely with Founder, Sheryl Stotland, and Founder/Designer, Stephanie Zelman (Principal, Uturn Design), in the creation of the Forgirlsake logo and stationary. See the creative process.
Our own creative thinkers, Founder/Writer, Andrea Mandel-Cambell for her ability to articulate
our mission and vision, and Founder, Linda Kessler, who came up with our name.
ArtCo Inc. and in particular, Joe D'Agostino and Arthur Frank, for printing the stationary system.
Mohawk Paper for the paper, and in particular, Ned Cleary, for his support of AIB students.
And thanks to James Morganelli at Lindenmyr Munroe for donating the envelopes.