What is Bloom Foundation?
Bloom foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing supportive services and resources to girls experiencing bullying.
Is Bloom only for girls?
Currently, Bloom Foundation is geared towards females in between the ages of 10 and 18.
Who does Bloom work with?
Bloom Foundation partners with schools, nonprofit organizations, churches, and after-school programs. You can learn more here.
Where is Bloom based out of?
Bloom Foundation is based out of Orange County, but our reach expands all across Southern California.0
I want Bloom to come to our school / organization / church / after school program, what would that look like?
If you would like to partner with Bloom, you can reach out to us, and our founder, Andi, will be in touch with you. From there, we will discuss how to best fit the Bloom Curriculum into your current programs, along with discussions around logistics, timelines, budgets, and expectations for the partnership. After an agreement has been reached, Bloom will come to your location and conduct the Bloom Sessions. For more info, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at (714) 880-4311.
How long does the Bloom program take?
The Bloom program is an 8-hour program that spans over the course of 8 weeks (1 hour per week). Each week covers a specific chapter and focus of the curriculum.
How can I help someone experiencing bullying?
Listen and empathize. Don't try to fix it right away. Don't minimize what they're going through. Share your story. Say that no one should ever have to go through that.
Here is a video that discusses how you can best empathize with someone.
Here is an article that discusses things you shouldn't say to someone who is being bullied.
How big of an issue is female bullying today?
Teenage girl suicides are at a 40 year high as a result of bullying and self-hate. We are losing girls every day to bullying and depression.
What makes Bloom different?
Bloom Foundation feels that bullying is inevitable, and provides a focus on what is happening during and after bullying occurs. We feel this makes Bloom unique from a majority of anti-bullying focused organizations.