This event celebrates over 100 years of helping young women and girls who have experienced abuse and neglect make sustainable progress toward recovery and independence.

Funds raised through the Girl Within Luncheon support early intervention, educational and empowerment programs for young women, girls and their families.


2017 Girl Within Luncheon
Friday, December 1
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Connecticut Convention Center


Join us to support at-risk young women and girls in Greater Hartford and be inspired by guest speaker Regina Louise, successful businesswoman, child advocate and author of Somebody’s Someone, her memoir about overcoming child abuse and traumatic transitions through foster homes, group homes and psychiatric facilities.


For sponsorship opportunities or to become a table captain in 2017, please contact Matt Southward,, 860-236-4511 x3358.



Presenting Sponsor
The Hartford




The 2016 Girl Within Luncheon, held on Friday, December 2, was attended by nearly 500 women and men, and raised over $153,000.

Learn  more about the event, watch videos and view photos here >