Give Girl Scout youth the lifelong skills and community they need to become poets like Teresa Miller, activists like Dolores Huerta, journalists like Judy Woodruff, and creatives like Queen Latifah. Your support provides the tools current and future Girl Scouts need to become their formidable selves and keep paying it forward.
Through Girl Scouts, Teresa Miller became an outdoor challenge champion, a Girl Scout Award of Excellence recipient, and prolific volunteer. Now, she’s a powerful writer, a National Poetry Series Winner, and still a prolific volunteer (and donor).
Keep scrolling to read powerful testimonies from Teresa about her Girl Scout experiences. Featured alongside council statistics from Girl Scouts of Western Washington's 2021/2022 membership year*, these quotes and stats showcase powerful Girl Scout outcomes and demonstrate how you can make a difference.
Girl Scout alums continue to prove the impact of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience when they join the ranks of successful leaders as:
Only 1.6% of annual giving nationwide goes to women and girl-focused organizations. Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott increased that statistic with her incredible $84.5 million donation to Girl Scouts of the USA—but none of us can create change alone. We need your help to change the state of charitable giving.
We could not offer local Girl Scouts the volume or quality of programming and experiences that we do without the support we receive from the community. In our 2021/2022 membership year*, we received:
*Council statistics from October 2021–September 2022.