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 Girl Scouts in the Media

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At Girl Scouts, we always have a good story to tell. We look forward to working with our local media to share how Girl Scouts—over 25,500 girls to be exact—are taking action in western Washington, for themselves, their communities and the world!

#ForEVERYGirl
Local News
  • Seattles Child- "Girl Scouts is for every girl": Girl Scouts of Western WA raise $250K in Indiegogo campaign
  • Q13- Community rallies to help Girl Scouts recoup $100,000 donation
  • KOMO Newsradio- Girl Scouts is #ForEVERYGirl
  • Seattle Met- Donor Says Girl Scouts Can’t Use $100K Gift for Transgender Girls
  • Seattle Times (Editorial)- Taking a lead on transgender rights: You go, Girl Scouts
  • King 5- Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation
  • Seattle Refined - Komo News- Why The Girl Scouts Of Western WA Gave Back A $100,000 Donation
  • Seattle Sun Times- Washington Girl Scouts return $100,000 anti-transgender gift
  • KATU- Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation
  • Kiro TV- W. Wash. Girl Scouts refuse $100K anti-transgender donation
  • KGW- Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation
  • Seattle PI- Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation
National News
  • Associated Press- Girl Scouts Refuse $100,000 Anti-Transgender Donation
  • Salon- Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation
  • LA Times- Girl Scouts reject anti-transgender gift, then triple the money
  • Today Show- Girl Scouts chapter turns down $100,000 anti-transgender donation
  • Mother Jones- These Girl Scouts Lost $100,000 Because Some Jerk Hates Trans People
  • Reuters- Washington state Girl Scouts return donation over anti-transgender demand
  • The Washington Post- Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation
  • USA Today- Girl Scouts rejects $100K anti-transgender donation
  • Slate- The Girl Scouts Support Trans Girls, Even When It Costs
  • US Weekly- Girl Scouts Reject $100,000 Donation That Would Exclude Them From Supporting Transgender Girls
  • Jezebel- Girl Scouts Turn Down $100K After Donor Demands Trans Discrimination
  • Fast Company- After Supporting Inclusion Of Transgender Girls, Girl Scouts Crowdfunding Campaign Hits $250K
  • Fox News- Girl Scouts reject $100G donation over anti-transgender provision
  • Fox News- Washington state Girls Scouts council refuses $100K donation with anti-transgender restriction
  • CNN- Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 gift with transgender limits
  • The Guardian- American Girl Scouts: we refused $100k because we won't tolerate transphobia
  • Huffington Post- Girl Scouts Return $100,000 When Donor Demands It Not Be Used For Transgender Girls
  • Huffington Post Blog- Girl Scouts Are for EVERY Girl
  • Huffington Post Live- QueerView: What's Next After Marriage?
  • Upworthy- A donor gave $100,000 to the Girl Scouts to exclude 1 group of girls. They gave it right back.
  • The Daily Beast- Girl Scouts Return Anti-Trans Money
  • Seventeen Magazine- The Girl Scouts Sent Back a $100K Donation Because It Excluded Transgender Girls
  • Mashable- Girl Scouts net $185,000 in 24 hours after declining anti-transgender donation
  • Mic- Girl Scouts Rejected $100K Check From a Transphobic Donor. What They Did Next Is Priceless
  • Bustle- Girl Scouts Turn Down $100K In Response To A Transphobic Donor, Plus 3 More Times Girl Scouts Shut Down Transphobia
  • People- Girl Scouts Return $100K Donation with Anti-Transgender Stipulation, Raise Almost $250K
  • Raw Story- Girl Scouts returns $100,000 after donor demands that it ‘not be used to support transgender girls’
  • GOOD Magazine- Girl Scouts Reject $100K Donation Because Donor Didn’t Want It To Be Used For Trans Girls
  • Hello Giggles- #ForEVERYGirl: Girl Scouts return donation for important, inspiring reason
  • Refinery 29- Why Did Girl Scouts Turn Down A $100,000 Donation? Transphobia
  • AOL.com- Girl Scouts return $100,000 check to anti-trans donor
  • ABC News- Girl Scouts Refuse $100,000 Anti-Transgender Donation
  • Washington Post PostTV- The Girl Scouts' #ForEVERYGirl campaign
  • Xfinity- Girl Scouts Return $100,000 to Anti-Transgender Donor: ''We Won't Exclude Any Girl''
  • The Hill- Girl Scouts return $100K donation over transgender restrictions
  • E! Online- Girl Scouts Return $100,000 to Anti-Transgender Donor: "We Won't Exclude Any Girl"
  • New Now Next- Girl Scouts Reject $100,000 Donation From Transphobe Who Requested It “Not Be Used” On Trans Girls
  • XO Jane- Girl Scouts Turn Down $100K Donation That Excludes Trans Girls, Demonstrating That They Are #ForEveryGirl
  • Daily Life- Girl Scouts return $100,000 gift to anti-transgender donor
  • Elite Daily- Girl Scouts Gives Back $100K After Donor Says It Can’t Go To Transgenders
  • iDigital Times- Girl Scouts Fundraise On Indiegogo After Returning $100k From Bigot Donor
  • Diversity Inc- Girl Scouts Turn Down $100,000, Continue Supporting Transgender Girls
  • Blue Nation Review- Girl Scouts Had to Choose Between Transgender Girls And Big Donation. Guess Who They Picked?
  • Curve Magazine- TomboyX Joins Girl Scouts' of Western WA #ForEVERYGirl Campaign
  • Take Part- The Reason Why Girl Scouts Declined a $100,000 Donation
  • attn:- The Girl Scouts Just Stood up for Trans Rights in the Best Way
  • San Diego Gay & Lesbian News- Donor says Girl Scouts can’t use $100K gift for transgender girls
  • The New Civil Rights Movement- Girl Scouts Turn $100,000 Donation From Anti-Transgender Donor Into Valuable Lesson – And $200,000
  • Immortal News- Girl Scouts Choose Transgender Girls Over $100K Donation
  • Quartz- The Girl Scouts turned down $100,000 to fight for transgender rights—and then raised $250,000 from supportersli>
  • Human Rights Campaign- Girls Scouts Reaffirm Commitment to Transgender Inclusion
  • The Advocate- Girl Scouts Return $100K When Donor Demands It 'Not Be Used' For Trans Girls
  • The Frisky- The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100,000 From A Transphobic Donor
  • Newser- Girl Scouts Who Returned $100K Quickly Reap Much More
  • Inquistir- Girl Scouts Return Transphobic $100K Donation And Double Their Money In A Couple Days
  • Eater- Girl Scouts Supports Transgender Girls by Returning $100,000 to Bigoted Donor
  • POP Crunch- Girl Scouts Refund Anti-Transgender Donor’s $100k; Refuse To Treat Girls Inequally
  • Perez Hilton- The Girl Scouts Just Did The Most AMAZING Thing When A Donor Made An Anti-Transgender Demand!
  • National Sun Times- Washington Girl Scouts return $100,000 to anti-transgender donor
  • CBS SF Bay Area- Girl Scouts Return $100K To Transphobic Donor, Then Raise $124K In One Day On Indiegogo
  • NY Daily News- Washington Girl Scouts give back $100,000 when donor asks it not support transgender girls
  • The Bakersfield Californian- The Girl Scouts' inspiring example of moral courage
  • WABC-TV New York- Girl Scouts Return $100K Donation After Donor Says It Can't Be Used For Transgender Girls
  • ABC7 Los Angeles- The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100K From A Transphobic Donor
  • ABC7 Chicago- The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100K From A Transphobic Donor
  • ABC7 Arkansas- Girl Scouts return $100K after donor asks it not be used for transgender girls
  • Autostraddle- Girl Scouts Turn Down $100,000 To Stand With Trans Girls, Make Us Cry
Inernational News
  • The Telegraph- US Girl Scouts return £64,000 gift because of anti-transgender bias
  • Mirror- Girl scouts triple money after refusing £60,000 donation that came with one condition
  • Daily Mail- Girl Scouts returns $100,000 donation because donor stipulated that the money couldn't be used to support transgender children
  • Pink News- Girl Scouts return $100,000 donation that ‘can’t be used to support transgender girls’
  • Yahoo! News Canada- Girl Scouts returns $100K after donor requests funds not used to support transgender girls
  • Metro UK- Girl Scouts reject £60,000 from anti-transgender donor… then receive £158,000
  • International Business Times- Girl Scouts turn down $100,000 donation with limits on transgender members

Girl Scout Gold Award 2015

Girl Scouts in the Community 2015
  • Carpe Juvenis- Stefanie Ellis – Public Relations Director at Girl Scouts of Western Washington
  • Washington State Department of Corrections- Children Of Incarcerated Parents Attend First Summer Camp Hosted By DOC
  • KING 5- Girl Scout Emma, from Oak Harbor, is Doing Her Part to Make the World A Better Place!
  • KOMO News- 9-year-old helping Kitsap County's homeless
  • edSurge- 8 Questions to Ask When Designing STEM for Girls
  • The Seattle Times- In Girl Scouts, young women find their way to STEM careers
  • Girl Geek Con- Adventures in GeekGirlScouting
  • Kent Reporter- Girl Scouts' The Shooting Stars give back
  • Go Anacortes- Girl Scout shoots for Gold Award with recycling container project
  • Issaquah | Sammamish Reporter- Girl Scouts invited to hunker in for a night at city hall
  • Girl Scout Blog- Guest Blogger: Girl Scout Alumna Jessica Guo
  • The Seattle Foundation- 15 Nonprofits Serving and Empowering Women in Seattle and Beyond
  • Chrysalis School- Scouting Out a Bright Future
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Girl Scout Cookie Sale 2015
Digital Cookie 2014
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Girl Scout Gold Award 2014
 
Urban Campfire 2014
Girl Scout Cookie Sale 2014
​​​Media Contact: Stefanie Ellis, Public Relations Director, (206) 663-3560 ext 1610
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