SOS: Save Our Sisters
Thank you to all the Girl Scout volunteers and adults who came to help on Saturday, April 16, at the SOS Save Our Sisters Japan Disaster Relief event, as well as to all the Girl Scouts and their parents who braved the stormy weather to take part in our activities!
Donations for making origami cranes and Japan flag pins, face painting and other activities, as well as bake sales and previous donations from troop cookie sales raised about $434!
Special thanks goes to Nysmith School for allowing us to use their facility for this event!
Girl Scouts from the following troops volunteered for the following activities:
- Troops 4515 and 157: making origami cranes
- Troop 777: kendo demonstration and face painting
- Troop 4721: Emergency 101 & Name That Emergency stations, Emergency Preparedness Patch program
- Troop 2511: Lightning and Thunder station, Emergency Preparedness Patch program
- Troop 3610: Tornado Safety station, Emergency Preparedness Patch program
- Troop 6968: Emergency Communications station, Emergency Preparedness Patch program
Thanks go to these adult volunteers:
- Diane Noserale of the U.S. Geological Survey for providing an educational and informative exhibit about weather disasters
- Troop 4102, led by Annie Chiang, for baking yummy and creative treats
- SUM Anne Parrish for teaching girls how to make sushi
- Barbara Mariner-Volpe, for overseeing patch sales and helping girls write Hope Letters to Japanese children
- Kristen Hollen, for her display of Japanese school and other culture items
- Field Director Rachel Brown for coming out and having a booth about Camp Mariposa
- Margie Hodas-Walsh for registering girls for the Father-Daughter Dance