A Brief History of ATMN


First program began for middle school girls gathering once a month with additional activities including community service, and community connection activities Heritage Park, Downtown Irving


Increased program frequency using Heritage Park and Keyes Elementary School/ Gilbert Elementary School, gathering formally twice per month


  • Began using New Beginnings Church as a meeting location, increased frequency of gatherings to weekly

  • Received formal IRS filing as a tax-exempt organization

  • Continue welcoming new middle school and high school girls and mentors


  • Signed lease on our own property at 212 S. Main St in the Heritage District

  • Split program between middle school girls and high school girls

  • First Intern from UNT for middle school and high school girls

  • ATMN participates in North Texas Giving Day


  • Sharetank Inaugural Year participation and recipient

  • Launched program: Iron Roots (5th-8th grade boys)

  • UNT intern with Middle School girls and Family Point

  • ATMN participates in North Texas Giving Day

  • Launched program: Family Point


  • Advisory Board Addition

  • Sharetank Sponsored:Inaugural Leadership Retreat

  • Launched program: GRACE (pregnant teens and teen moms)

  • 2 Summer Interns at ATMN

  • Sharetank Year 2 Participant

  • Community Relationships: FlowServe Keep, Irving Beautiful, Embassy City Church, Weinhart Realtors, Stonegate Christian Academy, other Irving Nonprofits

  • In total, 5,120 volunteer hours we donated during 2018 

  • Established a wonderful partnership with Sky Ranch Summer Camps

  • Moved to a beautiful new facility at 2240 W. 5th St. Irving, TX after January flood at previous Main St. location

  • First Board Retreat with our Board of Directors

  • North Texas Giving Day, Year 5

  • 3rd Summer Intern

  • Be a Voice, Not an Echo Leadership Retreat with Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers, Year 2.