SARTELL -- A central Minnesota organization dedicated to empowering young girls has received a financial donation.

The Sartell BIO GIRLS Program was given $6,000 thanks to the Bernick's Family Foundation.

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The donation will help fund the program for the year in central Minnesota, in addition, to continuing offering classes, discussion, and curriculum to the group of girls involved.

BIO Girls is a 12-week program that builds self-worth in girls grades 2-6 through life skills, mentoring, and non-competitive physical activity.

Participants get to experience the power of helping others, gain a bigger perspective on gratitude and learn that giving back has no age requirement.

 

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