Purchase the 2016-2017 Give Back patch in the GSSN Shop for $5, then earn metal charms for all the great things you do for your community!
Once you complete a monthly community service project, bring in your receipt to the GSSN Shop and we'll give one free charm per already purchased patch. All charms available while supplies last. Receipts must accompany charm request.
Share your community service photos with us here to be featured on the GSSN Facebook page!
October - Back to School Supplies or Hygiene Drive
For the month of October, we will collect Back-to-School supplies or Hygiene items. All items will be donated to Sleep Train Foster Kids program. Girls will receive one “School Supplies” or “Hygiene Drive” charm. Items should be in their original package and count as 1 item.
- Back-to-School Supplies: No. 2 pencil packs, highlighters, rulers, pencil boxes or pouches, pencil sharpener, erasers, index cards, book covers, pen packs, colored pencils, pocket calculators, backpacks, loose leaf paper, mechanical pencils, markers, scissors
- Hygiene Items: (we are only accepting these specific items) Hand Sanitizer, tissue, tooth paste, tooth brushes, travel shampoo, travel deodorant, hair brush, band aids
November - Food Drive
Bring in your non-perishable, non-expired food items to the GSSN Offices The deadline to qualify for this charm is November 15, 2016. Girls will receive one Food Drive charm *Please, no expired items. All food items will be donated to the Food Bank of NV.
December – Toy Drive
Bring in a new unwrapped toy valued at a minimum of $5. These toys will be donated to families in need from our local community. We would love for all troops to help with this effort. Girls will receive one Toy Drive. The deadline to qualify for this charm is by 6 p.m. on December 16, 2016.
Any time of the year – Community Service
Participate in a local community service project and provide GSSN with a short news article and picture that we will include in our monthly GSSN Essentials Newsletter. Girls will receive one Community Service charm. Please note: The Cookie Share Program cannot be used towards the Community Service charm.
Bring in an item that can be used for a birthday party such as: Paper plates, napkins, candles, small birthday toys. These items will be donated to Children’s Cabinet of Reno. Girls will earn one Birthday Bash charm. All items should be in their original packaging.
Park Clean Up
Girls or troops that participate in any park clean up project and submit a photo and short explanation of what they did can earn one Park Clean up charm.
*Not in the Reno/Sparks area? You can still participate! Just select any local charity to donate items to and send a short article and picture telling us what was donated and why the charity was selected via the Story Submissions form. These articles will be featured on the GSSN Facebook page.