Those Girls In Green Have Done It Again!

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Sparkling Star Topper by Chloe, age 10

In the month of November, we had the privilege of hosting 2 Girl Scout Troops from The Dwight Elementary School here in Fairfield, CT. They were all invited to decorate holiday ornaments and star toppers for their family decorations and trees, but most importantly, something very special for Cancer patients and survivors – a handmade soothing Lavender Sachet to keep in their bags during treatments or sleep.

The girls ran in like a freight train, the excitement at first was overwhelming. I am surprised they saw me after trampling through, tossing their bags in the corner and grabbing the first seat they could find. And best yet, we added one more table and have pushed seating arrangements to its fullest at The Pink Pom-Pom Project‘s crafting area – now to 20 seats!

Nifty Little Fingers Busy Sewing Sachets!

From 4 to 6pm, the girl’s gathered around in a circle, spoke of the GS lesson of the month, and how important it is to share and give back. They asked me to speak about The Pink Pom-Pom Project and were most excited when I said they were helping a complete stranger in their desperate time of need. Cancer is a very lonely disease, it’s important for patients and survivors to know they have support around them.

It was fantastic mayhem, smiles and giggles all a round! They enjoyed handmade Girl Scout cookies a friend and fellow small business owner made for the Troops – Hinkle’s Twinkles! How adorable is that? Once they finished a sachet for a survivor, they got to make one for themselves. And finally, a Pink Pom-Pom Project Badge was given out to each Girl Scout for participating!

They walked out having made holiday decorations, learned a new craft, and better yet, helped many in need and got a badge too.

If you are a Girl Scout Leader, we do schedule FREE Girl Scout events as Community Outreach after school from 4-6pm, M-Fri. For more information, please call Alex at 203-707-7497.

We are taking reservations for private events such as children’s Birthday parties, Book Club and even Bunco-Girl’s Night Out!

About Alexandra Wallace Currie

A breast cancer survivor since October 2010 with loads to talk about and share! Founder of The Pink Pom-Pom Project - a crafting for cancer therapy initiative helping other victims, friends and family through treatment and diagnosis. Now based in Fairfield, CT, USA, The PPPP hosts monthly Stitch&Bitch events and Open Crafting classes to local community organisations. We hope to teach everyone that working with your hands is easy and anything is possible!
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3 Responses to Those Girls In Green Have Done It Again!

  1. sheppie says:

    How much fun!

  2. Carol says:

    Great success! Wonderful experience for the young Girl Scouts!

  3. April Clyne says:

    Alex Thank you for having 20 Girl Scouts to your place. It was a great experience for all and the girls are still taking about it! You are truly a talented wonderful person and inspire all around you! Thank you again for having the troop. Truly, April Clyne, Troop Leader #30054

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