Girl Scouts in Wise give back this holiday season

December 17, 2020

Coalfield Progress — Homespun

Wise, VA — Troop 389 had a busy month in November! The Girl Scouts donated and shopped for items to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

This year, they were able to send 32 shoeboxes to children in need! The girls also held a highly competitive mock election and visited their local town council meeting to help earn their Democracy and Inside Government badges!

About the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians

The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians has nearly 15 thousand girl and adult members in 46 counties from southwest Virginia, through eastern Tennessee, and northern Georgia.

Girl Scouts is open to all girls from kindergarten through their senior year in high school. Girls are welcome to join throughout the year. For more information, visit or call 800.474.1912.

Provided by Brooke Conner, Social Media and Content Coordinator