Dignity, Service, Graciousness & Conviviality – Since 1927

Detroit

Chapter of The Girl Friends®, Incorporated

Detroit Chapter - Featured

Detroit Chapter

Detroit Chapter

Detroit Chapter

Detroit Chapter - 1954

About Our Chapter

Founded: October 29, 1954.

Charter Members

Bernice Arnold, Vivienne Cooper, Iris Cox, Mary Agnes Davis, Aux Vasse Dickson, Alberta Fitzgerald, Geraldine Fowler, Johnnie Mae Fritz, Cornelia Hayes, Allene McCampbell, Ruth McNeil, Mary Martin, Helen Mitchell, Edith Parrish, Amyre Porter, Essel Saulsberry, Marie Scruggs, Jacqueline Sharpe, Dorothy Stanton, Hazel Taylor and Lida Wilson.

Key Civic Projects

Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, Black Women’s Lives Matter: the African American 490 challenge to test rape kits, Cyprian Center, Central High School Marching Band, Detroit Action Commonwealth (DAC), Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Public Library, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Fisk University, Focus Hope Job Training Center, Forgotten Harvest and Alternative for Girls, Free Press Gift of Reading Program, GO GIRL (Gaining Options Girls Investigate Real Life), Goodfellow’s Fund, Haitian Network Group of Detroit, Heart of Gold Volunteers, Jack & Jill Reading Program, Meharry Medical College, NAACP, Rhonda Walker Foundation, Ruth Alden Dress Drive: sponsor of summer camps for youth, St Joseph Health System Infant Mortality, UNCF, United Way, Detroit Urban League, Wayne State University Learning Abilities Lab, and 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit.

Important Fact

For over 66 years the Detroit Chapter is proud to have continued the wonderful tradition of welcoming daughters, granddaughters, sisters, cousins, other dear friends and transfer members into the chapter.

Detroit Girl Friends

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