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Famous Girl Scouts who Have Made a Difference

Famous Girl Scouts who Have Made a Difference

On Girl Scout Day, MSN.com honored former Girl Scouts who embody the mission to “build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.”

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Get Ready for World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day started in 1926, when attendees at an international conference set this special day for Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world to “think” of each other ...more Get Ready for World Thinking Day

Bloomington Girl Scouts Send Smiles to Sandy Hook

Bloomington Girl Scouts Send Smiles to Sandy Hook

Girl Scouts and other children from the Twin Cities came together at the Bloomington Theatre and Arts Center to create peaceful and happy artwork to brighten up the walls of ...more Bloomington Girl Scouts Send Smiles to Sandy Hook

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Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

To earn a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, Girl Scouts must create a project that displays leadership and engages the community. Three girls from Troop 13179 (Eva, Caroline and Amani) ...more Girls Send Shoes to Lebanon

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Sewn with Love

Bundles of Love is a Minnesota volunteer organization that provides purchased and hand-made baby supplies to mothers in need. Kjerstin, a Girl Scout Ambassador, chose to help Bundles of Love ...more Sewn with Love

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100 Acts of Kindness for 100 Years of Girl Scouting

One of the focus areas of Girl Scouts’ Centennial year has been taking action through service. Troop 30167 took it to heart with their Silver Award project. Hannah, Mattea and ...more 100 Acts of Kindness for 100 Years of Girl Scouting

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Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

When Lonsdale Girl Scout Stacey and her six-person family lost their home, they were grateful for the support they received to get through tough times. After her family got back ...more Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Alive

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Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

When girls from Troop 10756 recognized a need for new children’s activities at the Ronald McDonald House in Minneapolis, they seized the opportunity to help out and earned their Silver ...more Adding Cheer at the Ronald McDonald House

Money Earning for Hurricane Sandy

Money Earning for Hurricane Sandy

In response to the outpouring of concern and offers of assistance to aid sister councils affected by Hurricane Sandy, Girl Scouts of the USA has lifted fundraising restrictions. Girls are ...more Money Earning for Hurricane Sandy

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Gold Award Takes Alexa to Africa

For as long as she can remember, Alexa wanted to do service work in Africa. An active Girl Scout since the first grade and now a junior in high school, ...more Gold Award Takes Alexa to Africa