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Causes: Children & Youth, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Mission: As one of the oldest organizations for girls and women in the United States (organized in 1912), the Girl Scouts of Lake Erie Council provides programs that enhance the development of strong social and communication skills; leadership training; the ability to focus onissues that are not only important to theindividual girl but also others inthe community and enthusiastically encourage the exploration of potential life choices. Citizenship and international aspects of GSLEC programs provide girls with an understanding of people's similarities and differences endowing them with an appreciation and respect for others and enhancement of self-respect to move confidently into their futures. GSLEC serves 14,500 girls and 5,000 adults. We remain dedicated to implementing programs that build girls of courage, confidence, good health and character who will reach their full potential and strive to make the world a better place.

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Girl Scouts of Lake Erie Council is now part of the combined Girl Scouts of North East Ohio. This non-profit promotes leadership development in girls, self-esteem, teaches financial Literacy, outdoor education, environmental awareness, adult leadership development, arts, science, technology, advocacy, healthy living, fitness, camping, friends and fun! It's for every girl, everywhere! My daughter has been a Girl Scout for 4 years, and she has had many great experiences and made friends who understand her and accept her for who she is.