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'The Orchid Foundation' Mentors Underserved High-School Girls who Excel in Academic or Extracurricular Pursuits


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TO MENTOR UNDERSERVED HIGH-SCHOOL GIRLS WHO EXCEL IN ACADEMIC- OR EXTRACURRICULAR-PURSUITS, ACTRESS AND MODEL NICHOLE GALICIA CREATED "THE ORCHID FOUNDATION".  AND, REPRESENTING THE NONPROFIT, SHE RANG NASDAQ'S "CLOSING BELL" LAST WEEK [ON THURSDAY, JULY 20TH]...

(GALICIA):
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THESE 'ORCHIDS' ARE STAR-ATHLETES, HONOR-STUDENTS, POETS, HUMANITARIANS, AND FEMINISTS--PACKED INTO TEENAGE POWERHOUSES THAT DESERVE THE SAME OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS AS THE TOP 10-PERCENT.  THANKS TO GENEROUS, TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS, WE PROVIDE THEM WITH COLLEGE-SCHOLARSHIPS, YEAR-ROUND TUTORING, AND CAREER-DAY FIELD-TRIPS; THEY ALSO DO COMMUNITY-SERVICE, AND IMMERSE THEMSELVES IN THE ARTS.  IN ADDITION, WE PARTNER WITH FITNESS-EXPERTS--TO TURN THEM INTO LEAN, MEAN LEARNING-MACHINES.  AT OUR CORE, WE'RE ABOUT SISTERHOOD; WE BOND WITH OUR 'ORCHIDS', IN BOTH INDIVIDUAL- AND GROUP-SETTINGS, TO CREATE A SENSE OF UNITY AND SUPPORT."

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TO LEARN MORE, VISIT "THE-ORCHID-F-D-N"-DOT-ORG.



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