We are just one week away from the Gold Award Reception to honor the highest and most prestigious achievement in Girl Scouting – the Girl Scout Gold Award! This year is extra special because it is the Girl Scout Gold Award Centennial! That means, Girl Scouts, just like you, have been Taking Action in their communities for 100 years to earn this high honor.
Today, we are highlighting a few of our amazing award recipients who used their Gold Award projects to combat hunger and help the homeless in their communities. This year, we had Girl Scouts create community gardens, play grounds and help enhance dining at food kitchens. We know these girls have made a lasting impact in the lives of others and their Gold Award projects are making the world a better place.
Feed the Need Tampa Bay was founded by Gracie in order to educate local restaurants and the public of the food insecurity in Tampa Bay. For her project she partnered with Trinity Café a local nonprofit organization that provides a free meal with dignity to over 300 homeless men, women and children each day. She worked with restaurants to donate and serve one meal a year. Each meal that is donated and served by a local restaurant saves Trinity Café approximately $1,200. The Columbia Restaurant was the first to sign on to support this program and...