School Uniform Drive Inspired by One Local Girl Scout

Meet Rebeckah. She is a 10 year old Junior Girl Scout active in Troop 30089 right here in

Hampton County. This year she is moving up to her second year in Juniors. Meeting all

requirements, she decided to dedicate her summer towards earning her Bronze Award, which is

the highest award a Girl Scout Junior can achieve. She chose to help needy children in her

community by encouraging others to donate gently used school uniform. She presented this idea

to her sister scouts and asked for help putting the idea into action. During a troop meeting the

girls decided how to help put her plan into action and spread word to others. By doing so, each

girl chose a business to ask permission to use their buildings as drop off locations. They then

decorated boxes and signs for advertising, set up at their drop off locations, and let others know

through word of mouth and social media. Her uniform drive is now in motion! If you or anyone

you know are interested in donating gently used uniforms, please recycle them at one of our drop

off locations to help children in need this school year! The collection period is July 1-August 11.

Our drop off locations are the Hampton County Library, Hampton County Recreation

Department, Class Act, Connexion (the old skating rink), and the Food Lion break room. After

the collection period is over, the girls plan to distribute the uniforms on a first-come first-serve

basis at our county's future back-to-school bashes. Any uniforms left over will be donated to

local schools for disbursal as needed. Thank you in advance for helping our community children

and making the world a better place.