Two Bakersfield Girl Scouts wanted to give back to their community and earn their Silver Award by helping their furry friends. Lilarose J. and Ashlyn B. are senior Girl Scouts from Troop 4407. These girls are collecting pet items to donate to local animal shelters in order to prevent cats and dogs from being homeless.
Their project, called H.O.P.P.E, stands for Helping Out People and Pets Everywhere. They are asking for cat and dog baby bottles, toys, and food, both wet and dry. These donations will be benefiting the Bakersfield SPCA, Bakersfield Pet Food Pantry, and the Jesus Shack Street Teams.
The next donation location will be:
Saturday, Aug. 17
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
5700 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield
The girls are working toward their Girl Scout Silver Award. To earn this award, girls work on service projects that show they are organized, determined leaders who are dedicated to improving their community.
For more information about Girl Scout Awards, including the Gold Award – the highest award that Girl Scouts can earn – go to girlscoutsccs.org/awards/