ESTADO DE LA MISIÓN
Wonderfully Me, Inc. es una organización sin fines de lucro 501 (c) (3) que sirve a las niñas en el condado de Chester, PA y sus alrededores. El programa de empoderamiento educará y alentará a las niñas de 8 a 14 años mediante la enseñanza de habilidades para la vida que cultivarán la autoconfianza positiva, la autoestima y el desarrollo personal. Nuestra esperanza es transformarlas en mujeres decididas, de valor, carácter y compasión.
Wonderfully Me es un programa gratuito diseñado para guiar a las jóvenes a abrazar su singularidad, explorar las posibilidades de la vida, tomar decisiones en la vida y convertirse en mujeres.
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You Got This - Tips for a Successful School Year
It was a beautiful sunny day as the new and returning girls of Wonderfully Me met to begin our first session of the program year at our new location, the United Way of Chester County. After games to build a sense of community the girls shared their challenges and positive experiences since school had begun.
Discussions on tips to have a successful school year were shared by our presenter, Miss. Jessica and fellow volunteers. Tips ranged from getting proper rest, reciting affirmations, to asking for help when not okay mentally. To memorialize important items and things about themselves at the beginning of the year to be compared at the end of the school year, each decorated their own time capsules. The capsules would be stored and opened at the end of the program year.
As an act to spread kindness to others, a small floral bouquet was given to each girl for them to present to someone to witness reactions of gratitude and thankfulness. They will report reactions from the recipients and how they felt doing so during our next session.
May 2023 Wonderfully Me Session
Community Businesses Support Wonderfully Me Tea
What a way to end our program year by hosting a Tea for our participants and a parent on Saturday, May 20th. The experience of what is served at a tea would not have been accomplished without the support from the companies below.
Campbell Snacks provided Milano cookies; The Master’s Baker of West Chester, https://www.themastersbaker.com donated delicious eclairs and cream puffs; the Giant stores in Exton and Thorndale gave gift cards for food items. Greenhalghtea donated lemon curd that was served with the delicious tea biscuits made by our volunteers and scones prepared by Sophie Fontecchio of Let's Bake the World A Better Place.
We were thankful to have Bettinita Harris, of the Colored Girl Wisdom, LLC bless us with beautiful coloring books that feature black women and girls with positive messages. Check out her coloring books and her many books at https://www.coloredgirlwisdom.com
Let's Bake the World a Better Place, https://www.letsbakeabetterworld.com is the place to order delicious desserts and support her monthly designated nonprofit organization. This month's proceeds benefited Rhy's Above, https://www.rhysabove.org an organization that is dedicated to ending the stigma and breaking the cycle of untreated mental health crisis.
We thank each of them for your community involvement. You thank them by supporting them.
The Wonderfully Me tea was a great way for parents and our special guests to see how we accomplished our yearly theme: Empowerment through Self-Awareness. Our Board President, Telecia Hartsfield.welcomed everyone to the event and the festivities began. Everyone was beautifully dressed, many donning hats, fascinators and gloves. The participants even walked the runway showcasing their DIY fascinators. A pictorial video was shown highlighting our monthly sessions. For Ready for Tea, the girls expertly used their etiquette skills taught during our April session. They enjoyed delicious tea sandwiches made by the volunteers along with donated scones, tea biscuits, desserts, hot and cold teas. Brightin, a participant, provided entertainment through song and a few games of Bingo were played for prizes. Good food, fellowship and fun were had by all. Some pictures of the day are below.
April 2023 Wonderfully Me Session
Board Member presents at 100 Women Downingtown 's Spring Give 2023
We want to thank 100 Women Downingtown for the nomination to present our organization at their Spring Give 2023 on Tuesday. Wonderfully Me Incorporated, A Child's Light and The Safe Harbor of Chester County were given this opportunity to share about their organizations with a chance to win $10,000. A Child's Light was awarded these funds so they can continue their impact to provide immediate mental health support for children and adolescents, ages 2-18.
Though Wonderfully Me Incorporated was not chosen, we felt like winners because 100Women saw the value of what we are doing in our community and wanted us to share with its members. We felt honored to still be given donations in spite of not being chosen to receive the funds. A heartfelt thank you.
Thanks to Tanya Ryans, our Board member, who did an excellent job presenting and her assistants Lisa Williams, a Board member and Jr. Volunteer Tatiana.
March 2023 Wonderfully Me Session
Conflict is a way of life. Not handling it can negatively impact relationships. Naomi DeVine and Jen Gaffney, Violence Prevention educators from The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County spent the morning giving the girls of Wonderfully Me great information on conflict resolution. The interactive presentation taught them healthy ways to handle their emotions and problem-solving techniques.earning the use of I-statements for expressing how you feel, staying calm and avoiding judgment when handling conflicts were the objectives. Practicing these skills on a regular basis will make communicating easier at school, with family or when in the working environment.
February 2023 Wonderfully Me Session
As many recognized Valentine's Day in February, the girls who attended the Wonderfully Me monthly session learned the importance of practicing self-love. Through self-reflection activities and transparent dialog, the girls and volunteers realized the value of this lifelong practice. Without it could hinder them from maintaining a healthy physical, spiritual and emotional life.
During one of the activities several girls shared what they felt to be negative attributes they saw in themselves and/or about their bodies. Recognizing how the media, their perceived ideas of themselves and how others influence those negative thoughts, ways to embrace and love themselves for who they are was the overall conclusion. Being resilient and seeking help when it's too much to handle emotionally was also discussed.
Many ways to practice self -love were explained. The parents were given a handout on ways to boost their daughters' view on self-love. Below are a few art pieces the girls created. The task was to express what "Love" felt like to them through color and then use of a symbol that might describe them. Many placed affirmations or positive words in it as well. They were charged to place it somewhere to be seen when they need it.
When was the last time you truly looked in the mirror reflected on the beautifully imperfect you? We must change the negative thoughts in our heads so you can become the BEST version of yourself. Change the things you want to change, embrace those things you can't but remember the most important thing is your heart.
Reflect on Psalm 139:14 NASB. I will give thanks to You, because I am awesomely and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works;
Wonderfully Me Goes Virtual in Response to COVID-19
Ugly Christmas Sweater Party
Who Am I/Self-Awareness Meeting
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Please support and promote Wonderfully Me Incorporated as you protect yourself from COVID-19. Your purchase will offset costs for our programming.
Price: $12.00 includes shipping
Description: A full color reusable 3 layer face mask with filter pocket. The outer layer is made of polyester and the inner made of cotton.
A nose bridge and adjustable ear loops are provided for idea comfort and support. 8.5"L x 5.25"H.
Contact 484-713-8254 or email@example.com for questions. We thank you for your support.