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Girls on the Run

Making Community Impact

We work hard to get our efforts noticed by the media and are so proud when this goal comes to fruition. A well informed community is an empowered one as well, so take a look at some of the latest coverage we’ve received below and help spread the word about all the amazing developments at Girl, Get Up Society.


Community Partnerships: Implementing The Hive CC's BuzzPak Curriculum

March 4, 2023

In partnership with Therapy Your Way Counseling & Consulting and The Hive Community Circle, GGUS hosts Girl, BEE the Change. A spring workshop for high school girls ages 14-18. Utilizing The Hive's BuzzPak curriculum and funds received through our Aflac fall cycle grant, we provided a full day workshop highlighting understanding relationships, building community, consent, boundaries, healthy vs. unhealthy relationships and being the change in our communities.


Girl, Get Up Society: Fundraising School Grant Recipient

March 3, 2023

GGUS received a $2,500.00 grant funded by Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF) to attend Nonprofit Plus' No More Duct Tape Fundraising School! Hosted by Rachel Ramjattan, this immersive 6 week capacity-building program helps leaders reduce their fears fundraising and improve their fundraising vision, strategies and systems.


2023 Nonprofit Summit Scholarship Recipient

February 17, 2023

GGUS Executive Director, Rhonda Bush receives Scholarship funded by The African American Philanthropy Committee at Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF). This cycle, CCCF funded 18 three-day scholarships to Together SC's 2023 Nonprofit Summit held March 7-9 2023 in Columbia, SC.


From Idea to Reality: The Evolution of Girl, Get Up Society

February 17,2023

GGUS received a $500 in-kind donation from 4imprint One by One charitable organization program. With this grant, GGUS was able to purchase over 350 promotional and marketing items for our Girl, Live wellness packages.


Multiplying Good: Students in Action Community Panelist

February 16, 2023

GGUS Executive Director, Rhonda Bush partners with Multiplying Good - South Carolina Students in Action program as community panelist. Rhonda had an opportunity to share apart of her journey as an ED and what it means to take their service projects from good to great.


WACH 57 Jefferson Awards Banquet Guest Speaker

February 9, 2023

Our Founder & Executive Director, Rhonda Bush, a 2021 Jefferson Awards Media recipient shares inspiring words as WACH 57's 2023 Jefferson Awards Banquet guest speaker. The Multiplying Good Jefferson Award recognizes individual who are doing extraordinary work in their community.


Fall 2022 Aflac Grant Recipient

December 08, 2022

GGUS received its first grant by way of Central Carolina Community Foundation! As an Aflac grant recipient, GGUS will be able to provide individual and group therapy for teen girls and adult women. We will also partner with The Hive Community Circle by implementing their BuzzPak curriculum into our Girl Power teen program.


2nd Annual Back to School Workshop

August 20, 2022

Our team hosted our 2nd annual back to school workshop for our middle and high school teen girls in partnership with Therapy Your Way Counseling & Consulting.


Rhonda Bush, Multiplying Good! WACH 57 Jefferson Award Recipient

September 27, 2021

Rhonda Bush, Founder & Executive Director receives WACH 57 Jefferson Award. For 50 years, the Jefferson Award has been honoring those who put others first and represent the good that is happening in every community across the nation.


Local Non-Profit Hosts Teen Back to School Empowerment Workshop

August 21, 2021

In partnership with Therapy Your Way Counseling and Consulting, Girl Get Up Society hosts their inaugural Back to School Teen Empowerment Workshop. Teens engaged through sessions focused on self-affirmations, identifying healthy friendships, positive thinking and how to safely use social media platforms.


Girl, Get Up Society: Community Organization of the Game

August 15, 2021

Columbia Fireflies hosts Girl, Get Up Society as their community organization of the game. Attendees were able to learn more about our organization and programs by visiting our information table.


Local Therapists Donate Towards Cause

July 12, 2021

Therapy Your Way Counseling and Consulting donates $750 to help jumpstart Girl, Get Up Society's program initiatives.


Moms Join Girl, Get Up Society for Sponsored Spa Services

May 8, 2021

Local business Beauty After partners with Girl, Get Up Society to host a FREE spa day. Student Estheticians under supervision provided FREE waxing services, facials and makeup application to local Mothers and Daughters during Mother's Day weekend.

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