Service Projects

  • Fleece Blanket Drive for Loyola Pediatric Hospital.  I’m collecting knotted fleece blankets for Loyola’s Pediatric Hospital.  The hospital is a 48 bed unit who gives blankets to ALL chronically ill patients.  I’m willing to pick up blankets if you make them, and deliver them to the hospital in Maywood.  Contact Heater, at heathermariegarcia@gmail.com for more information.
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank has a variety of volunteer projects suitable for Girl Scouts:  volunteering (age 8 and older), educational classes, hosting events and coordinating food drives.  For more information about their programs, contact Jennifer Orlando, jorlando@northernillinoisfoodbank.org.
  • Arden Courts, a memory care facility in Glen Ellyn, seeks Girl Scouts troops of 2-6, to interact with their residents, doing craft projects, singing or simple games.  For more information about how to get involved, please email mailto:605psc@hcr-manorcare.com
  • Play bingo with Seniors at Victory Centre of River Woods-troops are invited to come to Victory  Centre in Melrose Park and run Bingo with the residents.  The Management at Victory also invites Girl Scout troops to bring craft projects to work on with their residents.  For more information, contact, JSpenny@pathwaysl.com.
  • Recycle with Ronald-Annual Event at United Scrap Metals.  Ronald McDonald House and United Scrap Metals invites Girl Scouts to collect aluminum cans, pop tabs and other scrap metal, donate the scrap metal on October 18th.  For more information, contact Amy Arend, AArend@unitedscrap.com.
  • Silverado Senior Living invites Girl Scouts troops to volunteer visiting their residents or help with service projects at their facility.  Silverado is located in Highland Park.  For more information contact Paula Cherkasky, pcherkasky@Silveradocare.com.