Q + A with Jill Wheeler

Q + A with Jill Wheeler

Q: What is the Wellfit Girls Program? The Wellfit Girls Program empowers teen girls through adventure and outdoor education, leadership training, yoga and physical fitness challenges, social entrepreneurship and creative expression. The integrative program concludes...
What does “at risk” even mean?

What does “at risk” even mean?

By Colby Robertson | Wellfit Girls Program Director “Do you serve girls that are at risk?”  is the question I hear just about every time I explain the Wellfit Girls Program to anyone, especially potential donors. The topic even came up at our recent...
Wellfit Girls Peruvian Adventure

Wellfit Girls Peruvian Adventure

By Don Manley  | Coastal Breeze News Alexis Buhelos embarked on a bold journey of self discovery last year that brought about some life-altering changes for the then 14 year old. The Marco Island resident and a group of other teen girls from Lee and Collier counties...
Warrior One: Training for 11 at-risk teens

Warrior One: Training for 11 at-risk teens

By Kelly Farrell | Naples Daily News It was a trek up a mountainside, but also an arduous journey of transformation for 11 teenage girls. One that was caught on camera. The girls, all considered at-risk teens, took part in a five-month fitness, leadership and...
Peruvian Delights & Girl Power

Peruvian Delights & Girl Power

By Tiffany | Foodie Naples On the evening of Thursday, October 23rd, 2014, a hungry and excited crowd of people gathered at Inca’s Kitchen to get a sneak preview of the Warrior One movie trailer and meet the girls and team which took a 5-month journey to Machu Picchu....