Meet Our Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight

Maritza Freyslinger

Maritza Fryslinger  – Maritza Freyslinger serves DFGLC as a key volunteer by leading and facilitating our strategic planning process.  She is leading our Team Leaders in a series of meetings to develop a vision statement, mission statement and core values,

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Volunteer Spotlight

Margaret Porter Larson

Margaret Porter Larson  – Margaret Porter Larson has been a leadership contributor and mentor to Days for Girls since the start of our team.   We look to her for advice and perspective as we continue to build our Lakeside

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Volunteer Spotlight

Julie Schmidt

Julie Schmidt  – Julie Schmidt’s roles with DFG are to lead the team members who cut the fabric for the menstrual management shields and to distribute the materials to the volunteers who sew the shields for the kits we distribute

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Kari Higgins

Kari Higgins  – I spent an inspiring morning in early August in La Pena.  The girls started off so shy, and certainly unaccustomed to talking about their periods!  But gradually you saw the change. The pride. And the empowerment this

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Cathleen and Sam

Cathleen and Sam  – Putting together a shield kit for the DFG program has very specific guidelines for the pattern and sewing assembly. And putting in the snap closure, or “snapping” as it’s called, is one of the most challenging

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Norma Yau

Norma Yau  – ​​I found Days for Girls in my hometown of London, Ontario, Canada. I belong to BPW (an international business and professional women’s group) and as chair of the programs for our local club’s dinner speaker series I

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Volunteer Spotlight

Debbie Mitchell and Cindi Williams​

Debbie Mitchell & Cindi Williams  – Love in every stitch we sew” friendship grows for Days for Girls Lake Chapala Debbie is from Littleton, Colorado and is a crafter extraordinaire. Back in Littleton she owned and ran a very successful

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Cheryl Stordahl

Cheryl Stordahl “Distribution Central” Cheryl was born in Rhode Island.  When she was little she moved with her mother to the San Joaquin Valley in Hanford, California. She was raised by her mother Evelyn and grandmother Annie. Both women have

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