Over the past year, 243 local Girl Scouts from eleven counties completed almost 13,000 hours of service through 115 Silver Award Projects. Those are some incredible numbers!
Projects ranged from hosting a gigantic career fair and helping recruit guide dog volunteers, to teaching girls about snap circuits and building a sustainable greenhouse entirely out of plastic bottles. How cool is that?
Here’s a snapshot of just ten of these great projects—get ideas, get inspired, or just get excited about the amazing girls who are making a difference in our community … Read more
“Imagine that you’re a patient at Seattle Children’s Hospital and you have to be here for a month and you have to be in your bed. What would you be thinking? What would you be feeling? What would you want to help pass that time?”
That’s what Janel Wohlers, the In-Kind Gift Coordinator at Seattle Children’s Hospital, says to Girl Scouts who are brainstorming ways they can help young hospital patients.
Hundreds of kids come to the hospital each year—and many local Girl Scouts donate their time, energy and enthusiasm to make their stay just a little bit brighter.
When people think about getting a pet, oftentimes they visit animal shelters to find pets that need homes. Have you ever visited a shelter, or do you have a pet at home from the shelter? For a lot of people, their pets are part of their family and shelter pets are no exception! With their love of animals in mind, two local Girl Scouts decided they wanted to work with an animal shelter for their Silver Award project. Read more