Take a Stand for Girls' Education. In case you don’t already know, Malala was the youngest person ever to receive a Nobel Peace Prize after turning a horrific attack by the Taliban into a platform to advocate for the right of every child to go to school. Learn more about Malala's story and take action for girls' education! http://intheloop.girlscoutsrv.org/take-a-stand-for-girls-education/
Girl Scouts River Valleys is proud of Lydia, a Girl Scout Junior, for her work in support of the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act. Learn how you can help support stronger anti-bullying legislation in Minnesota
Kids can win grants to grow gardens for people in need... Kids 9-16 can apply and get a $400 gift card for a local garden center to grow food to donate to others in the community (food shelf, neighbors, organizations, etc.)
To earn her Silver Award, Kelley led a school supply drive for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, one of the poorest areas in the country. She felt changed by the project and wants other girls to know that that you don’t have to be older to tackle a project that can impact people’s lives.
When Troop 34649 heard that a classmate in their school didn’t have a Christmas tree, they sprung into action. They reached into their pockets and found money for not only a tree but also some presents for each family member.
Troop 52784 had a fun idea for the Take Action project with their Breathe Journey. They worked to clean up the air in their schools' classrooms by providing each teacher with an indoor plant, and they hope that teachers will add more to keep the air clean and create a better learning atmosphere. Great job, girls!