Community Service

Service Project

Description

Location

Membership Level*

Time Frame

Contact

Bags for Foster Children

Collecting and filling bags to benefit the foster care kids in your area

All Areas

All

Aug - Sept

Donna Farnham
(757)410-1406

Be a Santa to a Senior

Provides gifts to seniors without visitors

Throughout NC and VA

All

Nov - Dec

Varies www.beasantatoasenior.com

Community Action Team

A team of Girl Scouts helping at a variety of community events

Throughout NC and VA

All

Year Round

Donna Farnham
(757)410-1406

Educate Mommy and Me Learning Bundles

All Areas

All

All

Year Round

skane@physiciansforpeace.org

GSCCC Angel Tree

Provide gifts for a family in need

A Place for Girls

All

Nov - Dec

Dale McClure
(757) 410-0213

Coats for Families

Provides new and gently used coats for families.

A Place for Girls and other locations

 All

 Dec-9

Information on locations.
View video here.

Operation Homefront

provides emergency assistance and morale to our troops, to their families and to wounded warriors

Newport News, VA

All

Year Round

Carol H. Berg
(757) 272-6122

REACH Reading Enriches All Children

Re-organizing, alphabetizing books

Norfolk, VA

CD, SR, AB

Year Round

Sarah Sterzing
(757) 627-4722

Ronald McDonald House

Prepare meals for 2 - 25 people to be frozen and used at a later time

Norfolk, VA

JR - AB

Year Round

Vickie Kennedy
(757) 627-5386

YWCA of South Hampton Roads

Women In Crisis Domestic Violence Shelters & Programs need donations of clothing and other items

Norfolk, VA

All

Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

(757) 625-4248
www.ywca-shr.org

* DS=Daisies, BR=Brownies, JR=Juniors, CD=Cadettes, SR=Seniors, AB= Ambassadors


Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors can earn the Community Service Bar for providing service in the community.

Other Community Service Opportunities

Equi-Kids riding that benefits your body & mind

Hospitality for the Homeless (HFH), based in Norfolk, VA, serves as a re-distribution agency for travel-size toiletries to those in need.

Samaritan House Serving homeless families & victims of domestic violence. Music and Arts Community Service Project Opportunities

Tidewater Arts Outreach matches artists and musicians with opportunities to share their talents with the special needs population. For more information contact Tidewater Arts Outreach at (757) 410-4010.

The Lou Henry Hoover Memorial Sanctuary Project is a living memorial to a dedicated member of the Girl Scout movement. A Lou Henry Hoover Memorial Sanctuary is any natural area designated by a Council for the purpose of providing a setting where Girl Scouts can gain an understanding of the inter-relationships of all forms of life.