As is the Girl Scout way, we've received an
outpouring of kindness and concern from Girl Scouts across the state and
nation. As families try to move forward, we want them to know that we are here
to support them. There are a number of ways you can support your fellow Girl
we're still assessing the damage, we know that the need will be great. In
order to support our girls and their families, we have created the Girl
Scouts Western Oklahoma Tornado Relief Fund that will help get troops up
and running; replace uniform components; Journey and Guide books; provide
scholarships for program and camp participation; and ensure the safety of
girls at our program properties. You can text the word GIRLS to 20222 to
make a $10 donation via your cell phone bill. A
one-time donation of $10.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or
deducted from your prepaid balance. Message and Data rates may apply. T&C available at www.hmgf.org/t. In addition, you can assist our efforts by making a donation to Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma Tornado Relief Fund at www.gswestok.org. Monetary donations can also be made at any of our council offices.
local United Way has activated a disaster relief fund so individuals may
contribute to the May tornadoes relief and recovery efforts. Visit www.unitedwayokc.org
or call 405.523.3597. Donations will be distributed without administrative
fees to partner agencies working on tornado relief efforts.
of you have asked for ways to directly contact sister Girl Scouts. GS West
encourages you to send messages or art in the shape of the Girl Scout
Trefoil to be presented later in the summer to those Girl Scouts affected
by the storms. Send your trefoil artwork to:
Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma
Mary Nichols' Family Leadership Center
6100 N Robinson Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
recovery effort has barely begun. Over the next few weeks we will
continue to assess the needs of the families in our Council. Updates
will be available on our website. You can also contact Crystal Slater, Chief Fund Development Officer, for additional information at 1.800.698.0022 or Shannon Evers, Chief Executive Officer, at 405.418.7920.
Please continue to check our website, facebook and twitter accounts for updates as to how you can help support these efforts.
For Girl Scout Families who have been affected by the recent tornadoes and need assistance, contact Crystal Slater, Chief Fund Development Officer, for additional information at 1.800.698.0022 or Shannon Evers, Chief Executive Officer, at 405.418.7920.