Thursday, March 20, 2014

19 Reasons to give to GSCTX on Amplify Austin Day!

There are many opportunities to give back to the causes we believe in, but there is only one day like Amplify Austin! On this day, for 24 hours straight, Blue Bell will match all donations made to GSCTX. How cool is that? Out goal is to raise $15,000 which will: 

It's that time of the year again! The sun is shining a little brighter, the birds are chirping, flowers are beginning to bloom and people are giving more and more. Why you say? Amplify Austin has arrived (along with Spring) and what better way is there to put some pep in your step by giving back to you very own community?

We can't wait to see how much we'll raise this year! We're counting on your donation! If you're still on the fence, here are a few things we know will put you in the giving spirit:

  • Send a girl to camp so she can discover the great outdoors! 
  • Fund a college scholarship so girls who can’t afford higher education can have that opportunity. 
  • Send a girl overseas to China, Australia, Iceland, London so she can experience the world and meet new people.
  • Spark a girl's interest in STEM that may help her become the next great physicist of our time.
  • Fund a troop trip and expose them to different cultures!
  • Improve our Equestrian Program so girls can learn more about horses and connect with animals.
  • Register a girl who can’t afford to join Girl Scouts so she has the same experiences as her peers.
  • Help fund our GSBB (Girls Scouts Beyond Bars) Program and help a girls defeat the statistics that come with having an incarcerated mother.
  • Fund our SISTERS (Stay In School To Enjoy Real Success) Program so girls will graduate high school and have a bright future ahead of them.
  • Support our Gold Award girls so they can achieve the highest award in Girl Scouting, inspire girls to find the greatness inside themselves and share their ideas and passions within their communities.
  • Fund our HACA (Housing Authority of the City of Austin) Program so we can serve girls whose families are on the waiting list for Section 8 housing. 
  • Fund innovative programming so our organization can serve over 20,000 central Texas girls.
  • Provide up to date computer equipment so girls can learn about cutting edge technology.
  • Fund GO GREEN programs for girls so they can take action for their environment by planting flowers or trees in their community!
  • Fund GO STRONG programs!
  • Fund GO CREATIVE programs!
  •  Fund GO STRONG programs!
  • Fund a FIRST or FLL Robotics team so girls can tackle tomorrow’s technological opportunities and challenges.
  • Fund a financial literacy program so girls will have the resources and knowledge on how to set goals, become financially responsible and learn how to earn and manage money.
These are just a few reasons to donate now. What else can you think of? Tell us in the comments below.

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