Category Archives: Fundraisers Organized for STF


The Love Story Behind a Wedding Fundraiser

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When browsing the “DIY” campaigns on, the She’s the First staff found a very special fundraising page put up by Marika Bleymann. This is what it said, “Dear friends and family, We know some of you would like to give Continue reading

A+ Donor Series: Spotlight on Elizabeth Schmitz

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On our newest installment of the A+ Donor Series, we’ve found a way to take birthdays above and beyond! STF donor Elizabeth Schmitz recently marked her 7th birthday by celebrating the potential of other girls like her, aiming to raise Continue reading

A+ Donor Series: Spotlight on Kara Melendy

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In our third installment of the A+ Donor Series, meet Kara Melendy, an empowerment coach who is utilizing her skills both at home and around the world. Read on to discover how one video inspired her to start a fundraising Continue reading

Leonie Prom Dress

A+ Donor Series: Spotlight on Leonie Dupuis

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Our next A+ donor shows us how school is about more than just making the grade. Leonie Dupuis took an iconic part of her high school experience—prom—and turned it into an equally iconic opportunity to make a statement about girls’ Continue reading

A+ Donors Series: Spotlight on Stella Miranda

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Welcome to the inaugural post in She’s the First’s A+ Donors Series! Through this series, our goal is to introduce you to some of the best and brightest of the STF donors. And who better to start off the series than Continue reading


#CalypsoCares Shopping Event Benefits She’s the First May 5-18

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We are proud to announce that She’s the First is benefiting from a partnership between Fashion Project and Calypso St. Barth, this May 5th-May 18th! As part of the Calypso Cares campaign, you can help us sponsor girls by cleaning and updating your spring Continue reading


Dancing for a Difference in Arizona

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Guest post by STF*{BASIS Scottsdale} Chapter President Divya Vatsa. What does an education mean to you? It is so easy to grow frustrated with school that we often forget how important it is. Education shapes us into the unique individuals Continue reading

Hopkins HS Pancakes

Short Stacks for Education at Hopkins High School

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Guest post by STF*{Hopkins} Chapter President Callan Showers. Pancakes are a surefire way to have a great morning – and, as our STF*{Campus} chapter at Hopkins High School in Hopkins, Minn., found out, they’re also a great way raise money Continue reading


A New Way to Fundraise by Recycling Fashion

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Above: Christine Rizk and Anna Palmer, founders of Fashion Project Hello, She’s the First Supporters! I am Samia Nawaz, a senior at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas who founded our She’s the First campus chapter. This spring, I piloted a Continue reading

Sarah Schultz runner

Say Hello to Our First Run the World Signee!

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Sarah Schultz may seem like your ordinary marathon runner, but this girl has goals larger than any race I’ve ever seen.  This UMASS Amherst alum skipped the 5K, the 10K, even the half-marathon, and signed herself up for the Pittsburgh Continue reading

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