Help Victims of Sandy
Girl Scouts have always been happy to lend a helping hand to those who are in need. The Girl Scout response to the recent devastation by Hurricane Sandy has been no different.
Many Girl Scout troops up and down the East Coast organized relief efforts, even as many of their own councils were struggling to regain power and access to communication.
Girl Scouts in New Jersey, one of the hardest hit areas, rallied around their communities and offered help where they could. Girl Scouts from Northern New Jersey and Central and South New Jersey were lucky enough to retain power at their service centers. They invited community members to come in to charge electronic devices, enjoy shelter and a warm beverage.
Girl Scout Council of the Colonial Coast was also lucky to incur minimal impact by Sandy. They organized a relief effort called “Project: Toiletry Kits for Storm Victims”; collecting items and transporting them to the New York.
For an update on how Girl Scouts are weathering the storm, watch this message from Girl Scouts of the USA CEO, Anna Marie Chavez.
Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, has your troop done anything to provide aid to those suffering the impact of Hurricane Sandy? We would love to hear your stories! Email Erin Huerter or share your story on our Facebook page or on Twitter.