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Girls on the Run participant and coach smile while running at 5K celebration
Girls on the Run participants gather with hands open to each other while they doing an activity

Foire aux questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Girls on the Run reaches girls at a critical stage, strengthening their confidence at a time when society begins to tell them they can’t. Underscoring the important connection between physical and emotional health, our program addresses the whole girl when she needs it the most.


A recent independent study reports:


97% of girls said they learn critical life skills including resolving conflict, helping others or making intentional decisions;


85% of girls improved in confidence, caring, competence, character development or connection to others; and


40% increase in physical activity level among girls who were least active at the start of the season

Girls on the Run of Greater Kalamazoo is qualified as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code EID: 81-5207676. Contributions to Girls on the Run of Greater Kalamazoo are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. 

Many local companies do offer a matching gifts program. Below is a list of several that we are aware of. Please check with a human resources representative at your company to learn more about how to maximize the impact of your donation through a matching gift.

  • 3M
  • Eaton Corporation
  • John E. Fetzer Institute
  • Kalamazoo Community Foundation
  • Kellogg
  • Pfizer
  • Stryker
  • Zoetis
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