Here Comes the Sun
What if eight-year-old girls were put in charge of the Environmental Protection Agency? “If only,” said Girls Inc. of Sarasota County members as they made the switch to renewable energy.
Barancik Foundation sought to create environmental and financial sustainability through the power of the sun. A $575,000 grant to Girls Inc. not only allowed the organization to install new solar technology to save on energy costs, but also created an opportunity for the hundreds of girls they serve to become a future generation of conservationists.
“If you don’t clean up trash, the earth won’t feel good.” – Girls Inc. student
Just like the Girls Inc. motto—Strong, Smart, Bold—so was the scope of the project.