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Be an #Upstander for Girls With Sole

In a sea of bystanders – please be an #Upstander by helping Girls With Sole! We need everyone to watch, like and share this video. 

If enough buzz is created before October 31, Girls With Sole can hit the leaderboard and become eligible for a 25K grant from @Starbucks. 

PLEASE HELP US change lives with only a minute of your time and a little space on your Facebook wall. :-) 

Thank you!

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Watch the amazing GoPro video taken at Girls With Sole’s Camp POWER SUP Excursion!

Click the link below to watch an amazing GoPro video taken at Girls With Sole’s Camp POWER SUP Excursion!

Camp POWER was a hugely successful week of learning about ourselves, gaining confidence, and reinforcing the Girls With Sole POWER Principles of Perseverance, Optimism, Wisdom, Energy and Resilience!


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Summer Camp is a memorable and impactful experience in a young girl’s life. Girls With Sole’s Camp POWER explores the GWS POWER Principles of Perseverance, Optimism, Wisdom, Energy, and Resilience for campers age 11-13 and their teen mentors age 16-19.

Camp POWER will provide two meals for the girls, as well as, daily field trips and activities to nurture health and wellness, empowerment, self-esteem, team-building, and to explore new ideas while recognizing the POWER that each of them already has within themselves.

Camp POWER has reached max capacity for campers, but we still have two spots open for teen mentors.
For more information about being a mentor, email Liz Ferro at
If you would like to help support this FREE camp for the girls and mentors, please donate to:

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On February 1, 2017 Girls With Sole Founder and CEO, Liz Ferro, will be the Keynote Speaker for her 3rd year in a row at this year’s Annual National Girls And Women In Sports Day Event held at Timmons Elementary School in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. The theme is Expanding Opportunity and marks the school’s 20th Anniversary of the event.



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Conquering the Wall (for the girls)

On May 20, 2017, Girls With Sole founder and CEO, Liz Ferro, will run what is widely known as the most challenging organized marathon in the world: The Great Wall Marathon . In hot and humid conditions, she will run a course that includes 5,164 steps of the Great Wall of China. It is such a brutal, unforgiving course that most people who attempt it don’t finish it.

But most people aren’t Liz Ferro.

So, why is she running the Great Wall Marathon? To show the world – and every forgotten girl within it – that no wall is too big to conquer. You can help by donating to Girls With Sole, so that more girls can receive the guidance, support, and access to fitness and sports that Girls With Sole provides.

It’s our goal to raise the much needed funding that will allow us to add the following to our existing programming:

-Training the Trainer
(GWS will provide operations manuals, training modules, personal training, and the program curriculum to people interested in running our invaluable programs for youth.)
– Girls With Sole Summer Day Camp
– Mother and Daughter Workshops

Saucony and Second Sole Rocky River are kindly sponsoring this campaign so that 100 percent of the proceeds raised will support Girls With Sole

Please help us reach our goals and meet the demand for GWS programs by donating today~


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