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The Girl Scouts want donations to make ‘Welcome Bags’ for households on the Ronald McDonald House.

SAN DIEGO — Girl Scouts in Carlsbad are asking for donations to fill “Welcome Bags” for households checking in to the Ronald McDonald House. In this Zevely Zone, I met the women with a present for giving at Alga Norte Community Park.

There’s simply nothing like getting along with outdated associates. 

“I’ve known them since kindergarten, so it’s been a long time,” mentioned Penelope who was hanging out with fellow Girl Scouts Isabelle, Chloe, Liv, Sophie, Lily, Harrison, and Emma. 

With masks on and busy little arms, Girl Scout Troop 1942 is thanking the neighborhood who helped them assist seniors, firefighters, animals and so many extra.

“We are writing to say thank you to the people who donated,” they mentioned whereas making posters. 

In the previous, they’ve made child blankets for an adoption company, collected meals for an animal shelter, donated cookies to police and fireplace and donated money and provides to the science, artwork and music departments.

The ladies have made birthday baggage for Straight From The Heart and artwork kits for Casa De Amparo to foster youngsters.  

“We did cards, cake mix,” mentioned Penelope.  

“Plates, and candles,” mentioned Chloe. 

“Balloons, cake mix,” mentioned Isabelle. 

“We put in some crayons, color pencils,” mentioned Liv.  

“There are kids in the world who don’t have as much as us,” mentioned Penelope.

“Some families can’t afford it and we did it for the foster kids,” mentioned Chloe. 

“Just to help kids who can’t really get that kind of thing for their birthday,” mentioned Isabelle.  

Tracy Faris, one of many mothers, advised us their subsequent project will assist the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego. 

“I’m so proud them I am so happy they picked kids because they are a great group of girls, they have so much fun together, but they have lot of love to give,” mentioned Tracy.

When youngsters at Rady Children’s Hospital are sick and members of the family examine in on the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego, they will quickly be greeted with Welcome Bags.

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“This is a toothbrush and toothpaste,” mentioned Harrison. 

“This is a stuffed animal that the kids can hold on to,” mentioned Emma.  

Books, enjoying playing cards, crossword puzzles, something to move the time. The ladies are additionally together with notepads so mother and father can take cautious notes of a physician’s analysis.

All of the children are 5-th graders, they usually’d like to earn the coveted Bronze Award. 

“We are trying to work toward our Bronze Award,” mentioned “Chloe. “It’s the best award for our age group in Girl Scouts,” mentioned Liv.

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The Bronze can be good, however do you actually need it in case your coronary heart is crammed with gold? 

“It makes me feel happy that we are doing this,” mentioned Emma. 

“I feel like it’s brought us closer together,” mentioned Sophie. 

“It makes me happy that we are all thinking about other people and not just ourselves,” mentioned Lily.  

They ended their meeting with a chant, “Girl Scouts are courageous and strong.”

Troop 1942 is hoping to create fifty “Welcome Bags” with the assistance of donations. They have an internet site that reveals all the gadgets they want. 

Here is their Amazon want list.

An internet site with hyperlinks to fundraising efforts and details about the Bronze Award and the Ronald McDonald House could be discovered by clicking: troop1942.wixsite.com/bronze.