Volunteer OpportunitiesThere are approximately 500,000 girls living in Colorado.
Did you know...
- Children develop a firm idea of "male" and "female" instruments by the age of 6.
- Frequent music video viewing may be a risk factor for weight concerns among girls and young women.
- A nationally representative survey found that 6 in 10 young women in grades 9-12 (62%) were trying to lose weight using a range of methods during the 30 days preceding the survey.
- Teenage girls and young women spend over $4 billion annually on cosmetics alone.
If you'd like to help us change this, here's how:
- Play a benefit event
- Plan a benefit event
- Bring your friends and family to one of our events
- Help us write or research grants
- Donate online and encourage your friends and family to donate, too
- Donate instruments and accessories (see our wishlist)
- Ask friends and family to donate
- Pick up donated instruments
- Tell everyone you know about Girls Rock Denver
- Hand out fliers around town
- Design and make Girls Rock Denver fliers, buttons, t-shirts, etc.
- Befriend us on MySpace and Facebook, ask your friends to be our friend, and repost our bulletins
- Link to our website
Become a camp counselor
We need volunteers to:
- Provide instruction in guitar, bass, drums, vocals, and keyboards
- Act as band managers
- Teach workshops on any topic related to girls or music
If you would like to help with anything listed above, or if you can offer any other support, please email us.
Sources: www.girlsinc.org; http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7342168.stm; Borzekowski, Dina L.G., Robinson, Thomas N., Killen, Joel D. (2000). Does the camera add 10 pounds? Media use, perceived importance of appearance, and weight concerns among teenage girls. Journal of Adolescent Health (26), 36-41; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2006). Youth risk behavior surveillance-United States, 2005. MMWR, 55 (No. SS-5). 187; Kilbourne, Jeane. (1999). Deadly Persuasion: Why women and girls must fight the addictive power of advertising. New York: The Free Press.