American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered non-profit focused on the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country. The AHG Program serves girls ages 5 to 18 and equips adult volunteers to help guide girl leadership. Learn more through our media sources below. Follow #AHGintheNews on social media.

Why Curse the Darkness When You Can Light A Candle? by Patti Garibay

A story of trust and obedience to inspire those who desire to make a Kingdom impact, yet struggle with the fear of inadequacy. Published August 2020.

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News, Radio & Show Appearances

Fox News Radio, The Todd Starnes Show

Baptist Press, American Heritage Girls Marks 25th Anniversary- September 18, 2020

The Christian Post, 3 Steps to Help Teen Girls Battling Anxiety and Depression May 2020

‘The Future is in His Hands’_ Christ-Centered Alternative to Girl Scouts Turns 25 _ CBN News January 2020

Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk with Dr. Tim Clinton, August 2019

Ministry in the Marketplace with Richard Hamlet

EWTN Global Catholic Network’s Morning Glory Show

American Heritage Girls: An Answer to the Moral Relativism in the Girl Scouts

American Family News’ One News Now

Georgene Rice – KPDQ Portland, Oregon

The Legacy Institute – Carrie Abbott Show

St. Gabriel Catholic Radio – Columbus, Ohio

KFUO Radio

Family Life 

Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk


Sarah Hamaker, Hope for the Next Generation (Episode 18)

God’s Great Outdoors Podcast with Gerry Caillouet & Patti Garibay

Blog Posts

Moms in Prayer Unshaken Ohio

My Journey with Moms in Prayer

Christian Leadership Alliance Featured Blog Posts


Recent News Releases


New AHG Girl Handbooks Announcement (January 9)

American Heritage Girls Respects Life (January 23)

In a Time of Social-Distancing, Virtually Serving Others Becomes More Essential Than Ever (April 9)

American Heritage Girls Medical Hero Week (April 27)

American Heritage Girls B.Y. Faith Awards (May 19)

American Heritage Girls Catholic Faith Awards (May 19)

Patti Garibay Book: Why Curse the Darkness (August 12)

National Day of Service (September 14)


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For all press/media inquiries, please contact the American Heritage Girls Director of Marketing & Communications, Michelle Beckham-Corbin by phone at 513-771-2025 or email.

Twitter Newsfeed

#AHGbadgeHighlight AHG’s Zoology Badge encourages Girl Members to learn about topics like #animal behavior, distribution, & classification. This badge is commonly used by #homeschool families to help teach their kids about the subject of #Zoology in a fun, interactive way!

Purity is an important attribute & applies to all areas of life. That's why it's crucial that we teach our girls about it. RGG's “Having the Purity Conversation with Your Daughter” offers advice about how to start the conversation: #Purity #Daughter #RGG

#NewTroopTuesday Let's welcome the following new Troop! Think about how many girls' lives are about to be transformed! Interested in starting a Troop? Visit:

Troop MD1776 - Chesapeake Christian Fellowship - Davidsonville, MD

“American Heritage Girls helped me believe that I could do anything that I set my mind to. I believe that I had a village of people surrounding me, instilling in me the confidence to walk boldly in the calling that God has for my life.”– Meredith Stutz, TV Journalist & AHG Alumna

AHG Troop TX1061 hosted a #FoodDrive at Our Lady of Walsingham to benefit the East Spring Branch food pantry. They collected, sorted, and donated over 1,000 lbs of non-perishable items! #AHGserves

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