D'Ashley's House is eager to launch B.E.C.O.M.I.N.G., a mentoring program for elementary, middle, and high school girls. We have big plans in 2016 to recruit
girls, mentors and volunteers to help make this mentoring program a success.
To accomplish these goals, we've set an ambitious, but achievable, fundraising goal of $7,000.00 for the first phase
of our programming in 2016.
To make our dreams a reality, we need your support. Funding B.E.C.O.M.I.N.G.s' Mentoring Program will enable us
Implement a community outreach strategy to increase the participation in BGM programming and diversify our base of participants and
volunteers. Through public outreach events and strategic partnerships we will build a broader base of support and movement for girls’ empowerment in the Hattiesburg area.
Ensure our ability to hold workshops that are educational, recreational, and empowering. Workshops help our girls express positive,
self-esteem building tools.
Help us with funding for trips, workshops and events and the necessities the girls will need during these times
Provide our mentors and volunteers with the proper training and support needed to ensure the safety and best practices for our
(Bold.Empowered.Courageous.Original.Motivated.Inspired.Noble.Girls.) was established through D’Ashley’s House Inc., a nonprofit organization in order to provide mentoring for
elementary, middle, and high school girls in the Hattiesburg area. . B.E.C.O.M.I.N.G. Girls’ goal is to foster a commitment to young women that will promote pro-social friendships, strong
interpersonal skills, and reassert a sense of hope for their future. Only through personal relationships can a sense of individual responsibility be reestablished that will give young women the
commitment to follow through on path to adulthood with a sense of pride and accomplishment
B.E.C.O.M.I.N.G. is in direct response to the growing number of young women that are either falling
through the cracks at school or are already entangled in the harsh circumstances that they have been forced to face because of their unique situations. The goal of the program is to identify young
women who are going to have a difficult transition to adulthood and offer a positive support system to avoid the pitfalls that may derail their lives. The focus will be slightly different at
each level but the goal remains the same; empower young women to make positive changes in her life.
Girls begin to mature into young women when they are in upper primary and secondary school. They go
through many changes and need support. During this time girls benefit from information they may not get from a parent or teacher. This age group is a perfect time for mentoring to be