Who We Serve
SBIM serves vulnerable children and their families who face a wide variety of challenges on a daily basis.
Many lack space to call their own, with over half living in single family dwellings that house multiple family groups or non-relatives. The majority do not have the ability or financial opportunity to enroll in afterschool programs or extracurricular activities. Children often care for siblings or younger relatives in the absence of a parent or guardian.
Who We Are
SBIM is primarily a volunteer-run, dedicated group of volunteers who truly care and believe that together we have the power to change lives.
SBIM was founded in 2018 by a school counselor and a group of teachers and social workers in Herndon, Virginia. These professionals recognized an urgent and growing need to provide support to young girls in the community, many of whom were suffering as a result of poverty and trauma. Through the years, we have realized there is a deeper need to help the girls’ whole family unit within the community.
SBIM is a 501(c)(3) organization, EIN #83-1447190.
Founder and President
Director, Events and Curriculum
As an educator for 17 years, Meghan has been a passionate advocate for children in the Herndon community. Meghan has taught elementary students at both, Hutchison and Clearview elementary schools in Fairfax County. Building strong, positive relationships with her students, and their families, has been the highlight of Meghan’s education career. Working for She Believes in Me gives Meghan the opportunity to foster and build upon the social and emotional skills needed to help young girls fuel their passions and dreams. She is dedicated to helping girls by designing curriculum and planning events that encourage girls to explore their strengths, overcome challenges, and build upon their mental, physical, and emotional health and wellness. Meghan currently works as a content developer for a company that serves the military. She loves spending time with family, friends, and her dog Stanley. She enjoys reading, hiking, yoga, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers in her free time.
Liaison Program Coordinator
She Believes in Me works with community and corporate sponsors to help fund and / or supply items for our pantry, family liaison program, emotional support items, camps, and a myriad of other programs and events that support our local community. We often work together to do collection drives, packing events, and fundraising.
She Believes in Me has a strong support system in place with our community and corporate sponsors. We simply couldn't do what we do without their help and we are grateful for these important partnerships. If you would like to discuss how you can become a partner with She Believes in Me, please contact Teri Taylor, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Become a Community Partner
She Believes in Me is seeking to partner with other organizations that want to make a difference in the lives of young women through fundraising, development, strategic collaboration, events and volunteer engagement.
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