Day of Giving - March 12, 2020


Last year the Girl Grant Fund provided almost $64,000 to 1,211 Girls in financial need.  We believe in taking action and we know igniting change starts with a spark.  For one day, we're challenging our Girl Scout alumni, member parents, volunteers, staff and local organizations to support the Girl Grant Fund and enable us to reach 2,000 Girls in 2020.

Help us celebrate Girl Scouts’ 108th Birthday by making a donation to the Girl Grant Fund and help Girls in financial need be able to participate in Girl Scouting. Your support on the Day of Giving will make Girl Scout experiences – like summer camp – possible for all Girls. We’ll keep track of donations throughout the day and provide updates on how many Girls your support will reach.
 
No matter the amount, every gift matters. Help us reach 2,000 financially eligible Girls in 2020! Join the celebration of Girl Scouting by clicking the button below and making your Day of Giving gift. 

FAQ's

Who is this event for? 
You and Girl Scouts! Together, we will make Girl Scout experiences possible for all Girls.

What is this event? 
Girl Scouts’ Day of Giving and Birthday Celebration is a 24-hour giving challenge to raise funds to help Girls with financial need experience Girl Scouts. Gifts can be made now through 11:59 pm on March 12!

When is this event? 
Thursday, March 12, though teams are encouraged to organize and start spreading the word in advance. Gifts made in advance on the Day of Giving and Birthday Celebration page count towards the goal for this event!

Where is this event? 
Giving Day is worldwide! Gifts may be made online from anywhere, worldwide.

Why are you holding this event? 
To help Girls in financial need through Girl Grants and sponsored programs. Did you know that almost half of local households struggle financially? Last year, financial support from our alumni, member parents, volunteers and donors enabled us to reach 1,211 Girls in financial need, but we know there are hundreds more Girls who can benefit from a Girl Scout experience. All proceeds from Girl Scouts’ Day of Giving and Birthday Celebration will be used to build the Girl Grant Fund.  Grants are provided to Girls so they can join Girl Scouts, have their own uniforms, and attend programs  - like our summer camps!  Funds are also used to support Girls from low income communities through Afterschool Troops.

How can I help?
1. You can make your gift online or at a GSNENY Service Center; cash, checks made out to GSNENY, and major credit cards are accepted.
2. Form a team and challenge your friends to help us reach Girls in need! 
3. Promote the event on your social media pages! You can follow and tag us on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , or LinkedIn to join the conversation about Girl Scouts Day of Giving and Birthday Celebration and spread the excitement!

 

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