Girl Scouts are encouraged to participate in this multi-community action project. Purchase a special gift for those in the community who are in need. The gifts will be distributed to area service agencies at the end of the event. Service Units can also provide activities during the event. Participants can donate canned goods to the Kansas Food Bank, or bring an unwrapped toy the day of the event for Toys for Tots. Kids will enjoy a petting zoo, meet some special guests and have fun playing games. This FREE event if open to the public. No snack provided.
Countdown to the 2012 Festival of Giving!
All girls must be accompanied by an adult. Troops: Girl to Adult ratio must be met. Girls and Adults Free of Charge
Registration Deadline: 11/24/2012
Details: This year the Festival of Giving will take place at the Wichita Century II Exhibition Hall, December 8, 2012; from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is open to the public, so bring a friend! This event has given Girl Scouts in the greater Wichita area the chance to “Make the World a Better Place” for 64 years. It is important all Girl Scouts, Daisies through Ambassadors participate in the Festival of Giving.
Service Units are assigned a community based agency that serves residents in the greater Wichita area. Assignments are based on the size of the agency and the number of Girl Scouts in a Service Unit. Participants will also have the chance to give back to the community by donating food or an unwrapped toy the day of the event. See the 63rd Annual Festival of Giving Packet here.
Steps to participating in the Festival of Giving:
>Girls- Ask to be a part of the Festival of Giving in 2012
>Volunteers – Ask your Festival of Giving SU Coordinator to see which of the more than dozen Wichita area agencies you will be helping.
Contact your agency!
>Girl Scouts can contact agencies to learn more about their assigned agency and their needs. See why the Salvation Army collects bedding and how the Food Bank works.
>Follow suggested collection items and get out in the community to find them.
Save the date! December 8, 2012; from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
>Girl Scouts can participate the day of the event in several ways. They can visit with the community service agencies, meet the GSKH partners like the Cosmosphere, sample yummy Girl Scout cookies and make new friends by participating in SU sponsored booth activities. Girl Scouts can also participate in games, meet Miss Kansas, and visit our indoor petting zoo!
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