Greenwich Celebrates Earth Day
Sunday, April 6
Girl Scout troops & families are needed for the Greenwich Point beach clean-up, 11 am - 4 pm. Many other seaside activities for all ages scheduled with local environmental organizations from 1:30-4pm. Check-in at the Seaside Center at Innis Arden Cottage. Rain or shine. See flyer for more detail. Contact Julie DesChamps.
Friends of Greenwich Point
April 6
Old-fashioned dune grass planting is scheduled from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. See the Flyers page for more information. Contact Nancy​ Caplan.
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Bake cookies or brownies as appreciation gifts to the fire and police departments in town.

Make chocolate covered pretzels rods as party favors for Meals on Wheels.

Sing at a senior citizen's residence.

Collect magazines for the patients at the Veteran's Hospital in West Haven.

Do arts and crafts with senior citizens.

Collect animal food, snacks, and blankets for the local pet shelter.

Serve food at New Covenant House.

Cook dinner and/or bake a dessert for the Pacific Street Men's Homeless Shelter in Stamford.

Make greeting cards to accompany the cookies that will be sent to our military overseas (send cards to our Council office and they will accompany the Gifts of Caring cookies that go to our military).

Knit or crochet hats for preemie babies.

Create and donate a blanket to Project Linus, a charity that distributes them to sick children.

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Greenwich Adult Day Care

Looking for troops to come in any time to do crafts, sing songs, play games, etc. Lots of service opportunities. Contact Lyndsay DeMatteo, Asst. Program Coordinator, 203-622-0079, x113.
Binney Park Clean-up
April & May
A Girl Scout troop is needed to help organize a clean-up day on any Saturday or Sunday in April or May. There are about 20-25 members of the Friends of Binney that will help, along with Green & Clean. If there is a troop interested in doing a Silver or Bronze project, please contact Nancy Caplan.
Healthy Kids Day @ Greenwich YWCA
Sat., April 26, 11-2
Looking for Girl Scouts, Cadettes through Ambassador, to help paint faces. Supplies provided, easy paint techniques, and stick-on gems. Please RSVP to our M&M, Rebecca Rende.
Midnight Run Sandwiches Needed
sponsored by Christ Church Teen Group
May 17
Looking for a Girl Scout troop to supply and prepare 100 bag dinners for the the Midnight Run crew to deliver to the homeless in NYC (along with clothing, toiletries, & blankets). The bag dinners consist of bread, lettuce, cold cuts, granola bars, boiled eggs, etc. Please contact Allyson Kates.
Head Start Community Event
Town-hosted Community Event
June 7
Looking for Girl Scout Cadettes through Ambassadors to assist Town of Greenwich Dental Hygienist Jeannie Schnakenberg from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm with a child identification program called CT CHIPS. Please contact Jeannie at 203-223-5026 or
Neighbor to Neighbor

Birthday Buddies Bags
Pick up bags from Neighbor to Neighbor, decorate and fill them with cake mix, frosting, candles, sprinkles, baking tin, birthday card. Optional: party hats, noise makers, party favors. Return filled bags to N2N.

Food Drive
There is always a need for cereal, canned fruit, pasta, peanut butter, and jelly. (Normal sized jars, please.)

Linens and Clothing Drives
There is always a need for sheets and towels and clothing of all sizes. Please make sure everything is washed.

Please contact Denise Dreskin at 203-622-9208, ext. 12, or
Nathaniel Witherell Home

Looking for Girl Scouts to come in any time to sing songs and interact with the senior residents. Contact Beth Lucey: