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Rhode Island Foundation Donates $12,500 to Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England’s Community Outreach Program

Rhode Island Foundation Donates $12,500 to Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England’s Community Outreach Program

 

Warwick, RI (July 7, 2021)– Three grants have been awarded to Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England (GSSNE) through the Rhode Island Foundation including Fund of the Providence Shelter for Colored Children, June Rockwell Levy Foundation, and Newport County Fund.

 

June Rockwell Levy Foundation approved a grant of $5,000, Fund of the Providence Shelter for Colored Children approved a $2,500 grant, and Newport County Fund approved a $5,000 grant to Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England for their Community Outreach and Extended Learning Program. These funds are expected to benefit hundreds of girls from under-served communities.

 

“This enables us to provide the life-changing benefits of Girl Scouting and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to those who are most in need of our services,» said CEO Pam Hyland. «This funding helps girls uncover their personal best and grow into our leaders of tomorrow. They gain self-confidence by learning new skills and discovering the value of giving back to the community.»

 

About Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England

Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent girl leadership organization where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England, in partnership with 2,000 adult volunteers, serves 4,800 girls from Rhode Island, thirteen communities in southeastern Massachusetts, and Pawcatuck, CT. For additional information, please visit www.gssne.org, follow @GirlScoutsofSNE on Twitter, @gssne on Instagram, and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GSSNE.