Make Girls Place Your First Place!

Girls Place, Inc strives to empower girls of all racial, religious and economic backgrounds to G.R.O.W. confident, strong, and independent in order to thrive in the world around them. We accomplish this mission by providing girls grades K-12 with a safe, nurturing environment after school and during summer break. We also provide our girls with the opportunity to participate in team sports.

Our organization currently has a number of needs including general operating funds, scholarship funding, and in-kind gifts.  To find out more about supporting Girls Place, please contact (352) 373-GIRL (4475).


You can make a huge difference!

For $100 a month… you make it possible for a girl to attend Girls Place for an entire year

For $50 a month… you make it possible for our summer campers to take an exciting and educational field trip

For $25 a month…you make it possible for 3 girls to play a sport at Girls Place.

Donation Wish List

Girls Place thrives on the support of our community and welcomes in-kind gifts that help us provide activities and learning opportunities to our girls.  Please consider reviewing our wish list and donating any items listed that can better the lives of our girls. 

Educational Supplies

Books: K-8 Reading Materials
Compost Bin for Gardening Program
Bean Bags for Reading Corners

Athletic Equipment

Volleyballs (Tachikara: Volley Lites)
Mini Soccer Goals
Wiffle Balls/Bats
Team Sets of Pinnies (Mesh Jerseys)
Hula Hoops
Jump Ropes
Swimming Goggles

Arts & Crafts Supplies

Lanyard String
Butcher Paper
Embroidery string for Friendship Bracelets
Water Based Paints (Finger Painting and Art Projects)
Construction Paper
Glue Sticks
Play Doh
Colored Pencils

Technology Needs

Portable Projector
Bluetooth Speakers
Digital Video Camera
Portable Projector Screen
Laptops (2013 or newer)
Tablets (2013 or newer)
Telephone System
Desktop computers (2013 or newer)

Miscellaneous Supplies

Clothing for Girls (Ages 5-18): Underwear, Shorts, Swimsuits
Personal Hygiene Products
Gift Cards