We are so excited to see the progress Girl Scouts of Greater New York has made with Troop 6000, and it has inspired us to start this initiative within our own council jurisdiction. Did you know there are over 4,300 homeless people located in the seven counties that serve? Advertisements
A Junior Girl Scout Troop from Kearny is working on earning their Bronze Award. In this photos captured below, the girls delivered food they collected from their neighbors for the newly established food pantry in town. They collected so much food there was need to get more shelving for the pantry!
The Shestormz, GSHNJ’s FLL Robotics Team, competed in a regional qualifier competition this year and won the Core Values Award!
NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Moms Helping Moms Foundation, the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in the New Jersey area, recently saw community members from Summit, Madison, New Providence, and Springfield attend a ‘Volunteer Saturday’ event to help sort baby clothing and organize the warehouse.
Recently, a Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey troop got the chance to tour of the Glen Ridge Police Department to learn more about women in law enforcement and what it takes to do a little detective work!
The answer to the question ‘how many bags of groceries can five Girl Scouts and a group of approximately 25 other volunteers bag in two hours?’ was answered with gusto on the evening of November 16, as Fifth Grade Girl Scout Troop 40385 from Summit’s Jefferson Elementary School visited St. Teresa of Avila Church’s Loaves and Fishes Pantry to bundle up donated Thanksgiving provisions. The […]
The girls started the day discussing what it means to “make.” Ideas ranged from inventing to imaging to problem solving. Then we posed a very simple problem to them – cell phones at the beach. They then began to list problems associated with cell phones at the beach which ran the gamut from getting wet […]