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Ways to Give


Your gift is important

Personal gifts 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 Sheet.  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.  


Pony Up! Horse Campaign

The Equestrian Program at Camp Marydale is one of the greatest assets for girls here in southeast Louisiana. In short, keeping horses is a costly business! But there is a wonderful new way for you to help. Girl Scouts Louisiana East is offering you a unique opportunity to Pony Up! and sponsor a horse for a year. Your sponsorship will provide the much-needed funding to care for these horses and help bring the Girl Scouting experience to the nearly 16,100 girls each year. Look through the gallery of horses and sponsor the horse you like.


FOREVER Girl Scouts - Adult Alumnae Club

Girl Scouts Louisiana East invites you to join our FOREVER a Girl Scout – Adult Alumnae Club!  The club brings together women and men who want to reconnect with old friends and make new ones through fun groups and events.

We are building a culture of philanthropy and engagement through volunteer opportunities, both within Girl Scouting and our broader community.


Man Enough To Be a Girl Scout

The Man Enough To Be A Girl Scout campaign is designed to get more men involved in Girl Scouts. When you step up to be Man Enough to be a Girl Scout, you are saying you stand with all girls in our community as they strive to become women of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.



By making a donation to the Campership Fund, you will provide a girl who would otherwise be unable to attend camp – a priceless outdoor experience. Each year, we receive countless requests for financial help. In order to meet the increasing demand to provide opportunities for camp to as many girls as possible we turn to you, our friends, and ask for your support.


Corporate Giving

This campaign is focused on major corporations and foundations in our region.  Volunteer committee members and Girl Scout staff members work together to locate, research and solicit major philanthropic funding sources in Girl Scouts Louisiana East’s 23-parish jurisdiction. Corporate philanthropy plays a key role in ensuring that the programs of Girl Scouts Louisiana East remain affordable, noteworthy and accessible. The council welcomes gifts from corporations, corporate foundations, employee matching gift programs and small businesses.


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.


Juliette Gordon Low Society

Join the Juliette Gordon Low Society through your planned gift.  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. Click here for more.

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