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Council-Wide Community Service

As Girl Scouts, we promise to “help people at all times” and “make the world a better place.” What better way to demonstrate our commitment to Girl Scouting than providing community service! Conducting service projects during Girl Scout Week or on Thinking Day is a great way to give back to our community while expressing enthusiasm for the Girl Scout Movement.  

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Feeding Florida Together

April 1 - April 30, 2021

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Every spring, girls of Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida work together to organize food drives and feed our communities as part of our council-wide community service project. Feeding Florida Together is back this April and we need your help to reach our goal of donating 12,000 pounds of food to help those facing food insecurity.

More than 37 million Americans and 1 in 7 children struggle with hunger. Help make the world a better place this spring by collecting food and donating it to one of our suggested recipient sites, or any other one of your choosing. Girls who participate will be eligible to receive a custom 2021 Feeding Florida Together patch!

After you have dropped off your food, be sure to submit a project completion form so we can keep track of our progress in reaching our goal, and girls who have earned a patch!

Here is a flyer with more information, or you can use this customizable flyer to help you with organizing your food drive! 

Suggested Recipient Sites
  • Salvation Army (Broward County) - 954-712-2624
  • CROS Ministries (Palm Beach County) - 561-233-9009 
  • Food for the Poor (Broward County) - 954-427-2222
  • Salvation Army (St. Lucie County) - 772-288-1471
  • Salvation Army (Okeechobee County) - 772-288-1471
  • Salvation Army (Martin County) - 772-288-1471
  • Big Lakes Missions (Okeechobee County) - 863-763-5725
  • Broward Outreach Center (Broward County) - 954-620-4039
  • Ruth's Pantry at Palms West Presbyterian Church (Palm Beach County) - 561-795-6292
  • Feeding South Florida (Broward County) - 954-518-1818
  • Feeding South Florida (Palm Beach County) - 954-518-1818
  • The Pantry of Broward (Broward County) - 954-358-1481
  • Boca Helping Hands (Palm Beach County) - 561-417-0913
  • Palm Beach County Food Bank (Palm Beach County) - 561-670-2518
  • Hibiscus House (Indian River County) - 772-299-6011
  • Safe Space (Indian River, St. Lucie, and Martin County) - 772-223-2399
  • Roseland Ecumenical Food Pantry (Indian River County) - 772-589-3035
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Summer Infant Supply Drive

June 1 - August 1, 2020

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Thank you to all the girls who participated in this year's Infant Supply Drive! 103 girls from 21 troops donated baby items. Girls worked together to donate diapers, wipes, formula, clothes, baby food, toys, and much more to babies and families in need. Some of the locations that received donations included Hannah’s Home, Gateway Community  Outreach, Healthy Mother, Healthy Babies, The Buggy Bunch, and Children’s Harbor. 

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Past Community Service Projects

Earth Defenders - October 2019
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Earth Defenders

October 1-31, 2019

 

During October of 2019, we tasked Girl Scouts with the job of making the world a better – and greener – place, one project at a time. What they did was up to them, their project just needed to have the goal of helping our environment.

Over 900 Girl Scouts and 97 troops became Earth Defenders this year. The most popular projects were environmental cleanups whether at the beach, park, or community center, and recycling projects focused on reducing single-use plastics. On the graph below you can see the breakdown of projects for 2019. 

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Feeding Florida Together - April 2019
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Feeding Florida Together

April 1 - 30, 2019

 

Thank you to everyone who participated in Feeding Florida Together 2019! We had over 1,500 Girl Scouts in 137 Troops gathered over 15,852 pounds of food during the month of April! The non-perishable food items were delivered to 44 different drop-off locations located throughout our 6 county area.

View photos from this council-wide community service project.  

Check back for details to participate in Spring 2020!

Earth Defenders 2020
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Thank you to everyone who protected the planet and became an Earth Defender this past October! Your efforts were outstanding and collectively made a huge impact on our communities and the environment. We had a total of 601 Girl Scouts from 82 troops participate this year. This council-wide community service project covered 28 cities in our area and we even had one troop participate from Los Angeles! Check out this breakdown of the different types of projects Girl Scouts completed. It's our most diverse year yet:

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Feeding Florida Together 2020
2020 has been quite the year to say the least. Despite hurdles, 993 girls in our council from 101 different troops got creative and colleced food while socially distanced. We are proud to say a totoal of 12,493 pounds of food was donated by our Girl Scouts to help feed our communities! Thank you for all your hard work to make a difference when our communities needed it most!