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Help girls define beauty

Inner beauty’s in. That’s the message that New Moon, the magazine for and by tween girls, wants to get across in its Turn Beauty Inside Out (TBIO) campaign. For the fifth straight year, New Moon is publishing a special 25 Beautiful Girls issue and sponsoring a national TBIO Day on May 18.

It’s about helping girls define themselves from the inside out rather than by appearances, says Caroline Ticarro-Parker, executive director of Mind on the Media, a non-profit group coordinating the TBIO campaign.

It’s a challenge. Girls today are more body-conscious at an earlier age. The ideal beauty? Someone who stands up for what is right, say New Moon’s editors. For more information, visit www.mindonthemedia.org.

  • Crittenton Women’s Union

    501(c)(3) Charity
    Boston, MA
    Serving Mothers from age 19-40 and children from infant to 5 years old. Most of the children are between 1 and 2.5 years of age.
    Needs: New or recycled magazines for 58 mother and 52 children.
    Magazines Requested: Magazines appropriate for children and toddlers. Magazines about nature, fashion, beauty, exercise. African American specific and Latina specific magazines. Any general women’s interest magazines.

  • Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Org (HERO)

    501(c)(3) charity
    Greensboro, AL
    Serving the following number of monthly readers by age:
    Young (5 – 8yrs): 50
    Youth (9-13yrs): 20
    Teens (13-19yrs): 50
    Parents (20-45yrs): 50
    Grandparents (45yrs +): 50
    Magazines Requested: Education or travel magazines

  • Rocking the Boat

    501(c)(3) charity
    Bronx, NY
    Serving roughly 75 boys and girls (high school)
    Magazines Requested: Wooden Boat magazine, Fine Woodworking, Sail, National Geographic

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