Girls on the Run is an organization that empowers young girls through running and lessons dealing with emotion regulation, self esteem, confidence, and improving relationships. Each season, the girls decide on a cause that is important to them and they create a community service project to raise money for.
This season of Spring 2018, the Memorial Park Girls chose to raise money for Lumos. It is an organization that raises funds for to stop institutionalizing kids into orphanages. Many kids have family members that are living, but unable to financially raise them in their homes. Lumos raises money to make it possible for the kids to grow up in a home versus an orphanage, which has been proven to have harmful effects on their development.