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Ways to Give


Your gift is important

Your personal gift can benefit the Girl Scout Louisiana East now and in the future. Contributions can be made in general support or for a specific purpose. The following campaigns offer specific ways you may support Girl Scouting and make a difference in the lives of girls.

For more information please contact our Fund Development Department at (504) 355-5885.


Annual Family Giving Campaign

The Annual Family Giving Campaign is an opportunity for families and friends of Girl Scouts to make a financial contribution to directly benefit the girls. As a member of our Girl Scout family, you know how important Girl Scouting is to girls, their families, and the community. Girls need a place where they can just be girls — having fun, making friends, and feeling safe. Girl Scouting provides girls with the skills to face daily challenges and make sound decisions that affect them today and in the future. Help support Girl Scouting by sending back your gift using our Annual Family Giving Pledge Card.  Gifts can also be made online. 

Your question not found in the Frequently Asked Questions flyer?  Contact Nancy Kritikos  at (504) 733-8220, ext. 2236. 


Special Events

Funds raised through special events like our annual Women of Distinction and Juliette Low Leadership Luncheons allow us to reach more girls – inner city to rural, from kindergarten to 12th grade. We’re not stopping until every girl is prepared to empower herself for a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.  We need partners like you – who recognize that if we want stronger leaders, we need more GIRL SCOUTS.  


Girl Scout Network

Girl Scouts Louisiana East invites you to join Girl Scout Network: a powerful community of adults—Girl Scout alums and supporters from across the country—who believe in preparing girls to be the leaders of the future. 


Community Partners

Girl Scouts Louisiana East is fortunate to have generous community partners who support our mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Their generosity allows Girl Scouts Louisiana East  to provide impactful programs and initiatives that give girls leadership and other valuable life skills.


Tribute Gifts

A Tribute gift is a lasting way to honor the people who have touched your life. Tributes are contributions made to the council in honor of a birthday, an anniversary, Bronze, Silver or Gold Award, or other special occasion. Memorials are contributions made to remember a loved one. The council will send acknowledgements to both the donor and the individual or surviving relative for whom the tribute or memorial was made, although the letter to the person honored or relatives will not name the amount of the gift. Honor someone you love by making a Tribute or Memorial gift today.


Juliette Gordon Low Society

The Juliette Gordon Low Society is GSLE's planned giving recognition society. The council’s Planned Giving Campaign is an ongoing campaign that secures gifts of securities, real estate, life insurance, and estate planning contributions from individuals.  These gifts are used to ensure that the Girl Scout program will continue in future years to be a vital force in the lives of the girls in southeast Louisiana.

Interested in Planned Giving but not sure where to begin? Check out these resources from Girl Scouts of the USA.


Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. If your company matches gifts, your gift may double or triple at no cost to you. 


Gifts of Stock

Gifts of stock to GSLE are welcomed and greatly appreciated. While directly supporting the mission and work of the Council, gifts of stock can also have attractive tax benefits to donors, even more so than gifts of cash. For more information, please contact your investment advisor or the GSLE Office of Fund Development at 504-355-5885.