By Lee O'Connell, Fund Development Manager at Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines A photo of me making s’mores at a camp friend’s wedding while 3 months pregnant with my first son. This may be the understatement of the year, but it is not easy being a parent right now. On a normal day, … Continue reading Give Our Girls the Tools to Rise Above
While a Girl Scout’s experience starts when she becomes a member, ask her what she loved about Girl Scouts five, ten, fifty years from now and it’s likely to be something she learned, somewhere she went, or someone she met. It’s not just about BEING a Girl Scout -- it’s all the things that MAKE … Continue reading Girl Scouts Give so All Girls Can…
Do a Google search for “how do you talk to kids about giving back” and you’ll get 289 million results in 0.57 seconds. While so many results can be a bit overwhelming, it’s an important lesson for children and helps to shape future philanthropists. Women Give 2013 found that children whose parents talk to them … Continue reading We almost called it PhilanTROOPic
"...and to be a sister to every Girl Scout." It’s a line you’ve recited a million times, right? But, what does it mean? Why does it matter? And how do you practice it every day? To our council, being a sister to every Girl Scout means we embrace inclusivity and we tear down barriers … Continue reading Introducing Girl Scouts Give!
By Caraline Malloy. Girl Scout Ambassador, Girl Member of the Council Board, and Media Girl If you deeply admire talented, intelligent women like Marie Curie, Martha Chase, Edith Clark or Alexa Canady, TechnoQuest is the event for you! TechnoQuest is an amazing event where Girl Scouts from near and far are able to experience what it is … Continue reading Highlights from TechnoQuest 2019
By Lisa Conklin Strickland, Girl Scout Volunteer and Juliette Gordon Low Society Member A lifetime member of Girl Scouts, Lisa Strickland of Brunswick County, is one of the newest members of our Juliette Gordon Low Society to join the Movement-wide Planned Giving Challenge. We asked her about her background and why she chose to join … Continue reading Leaving a Green Legacy