GSNI was contacted by Girl Scouts in New York to help spread the word about their Flat Juliettes project.
We are a troop of Cadettes from Brewster, NY. In 2009, an 8 year old member of our troop, Kayla Donohue, and her mother, Lori, were killed by a drunk driver on the way out of Kayla's dance class. Our troop has created KDAY, a memorial event held each year in June, to honor their memories and connect with other Girl Scouts.
Last year, as part of our event, we made troops of Flat Juliettes. On the back of each Juliette is Kayla's story. In the spirit of sisterhood in scouting, we would like to start the Juliettes on an adventure. We ask that troops take Juliette on an adventure (a la Flat Stanley) and create an 8.5x11 scrapbook page to send back to us recounting her adventure with the troop. We hope to receive several pages from each state by June 1, 2013. We are collecting the stories to share at our event this year and give to Kayla's family thereafter.
If you have a troop or leaders who would be willing to take Juliette on an adventure, please advise them to contact me directly. I can send Juliettes out immediately. Included in the package will be instructions and background. I ask that leaders include their mailing address and the number of girls in the troop. We hope to spread the word about our friend, Kayla, and connect with Girl Scouts across the country. We are in 30 states to date.