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Girls Scouts Sisterhood Giving Challenge campaign gives gift of membership to 250 Kentucky girls

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road (GSKWR) launched a Sisterhood Giving Challenge on Giving Tuesday with a phenomenal outcome – providing the opportunity for 250 Kentucky girls, who could otherwise not afford to be involved in Girl Scouts, to be part of the Girl Scout Sisterhood.

Traditional Bank’s Erin Soard, left, presents a check for $1000 to Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road CEO Susan Douglas (Photo from Traditional Bank)

Rick and Mary Beth Griffith committed to match one hundred Girl Scout memberships; Traditional Bank, with fourteen locations in five Kentucky counties (Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin and Montgomery) followed suit by contributing the funds for 40 additional local Girl Scout memberships; other community supporters, partners and individuals contributed over 100 more Girl Scout memberships, totaling nearly 250 memberships.

“As a Council, we couldn’t be more grateful that underserved girls in our local community will have the opportunity to form bonds with other girls, create lasting memories and learn vital life and leadership skills,” said Susan Douglas, CEO of Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road. “The Griffiths, Traditional Bank, and so many others, have reminded us that our community truly sees the value in Girl Scouts and the lifelong impact our programming has on Kentucky’s future leaders.”

As the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, GSKWR believes that all girls should have access to the experiential learning and leadership development opportunities that Girl Scouts provides. Interested in joining Girl Scouts or donating to offer the Girl Scout experience to a local girl? Visit the GSKWR website to learn more.

From Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road

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