Adopt, foster, or provide food for an animal in need with our community partner, Helen Woodward Animal Center or the San Diego Humane Society.
Check on neighbors, friends, and family. Call, text, and (safely) knock on doors to make sure they are connected and have the support they need with the Community Check-In Checklist from the California Department of Aging. Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In.
Donate blood via American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial counties (age 16+).
Give thanks to those who support Girl Scouts. We’d like to thank the donors who support Girl Scouts San Diego all year long. If you’d like to create a drawing or email about how Girl Scouts makes a difference in your life, send it to email@example.com.
Make cloth face coverings. The CDC has information on cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus, including both sewn and no-sew methods.
National service project: Letter writing campaign. Particpate in this GSUSA project. Girls write letters to people in nursing homes, senior residences, and assisted living facilities, including the dedicated and heroic staff who are caring for them. Find instructions for writing and sending letters and a sample.
Provide food for vulnerable families and seniors during the COVID-19 crisis by volunteering at San Diego Food Bank (age 11+).
Spread kindness and uplifting messages. Make #wordrocks or signs with positive themes and leave them around your neighborhood. Decorate your front door, windows, or yard. Reach out to your local HOA or apartment complex for permission, and get ideas from our community partner, Word Rocks!
Write thank you notes to healthcare providers, first responders, grocery store workers, delivery people, food bank volunteers, or teachers. Remember to check with the intended organization to find out if they accept physical items by mail or if you should scan/email them copies.