Service Project Ideas

Here are some places to consider for community service projects your troop can participate in:

Little Dresses for Africa. Make simple dresses out of pillow cases for distribution in Africa.  www.littledressesforafrica.org for more information. To download the dress pattern, go to www.nancysnotions.com/text/pdf/LittleDressesforAfrica_pattern.pdf

Feed My Starving Children – package food for international use

Children’s Hospital – gather newborn items or make journals for families

Coats for Kids – participate in the annual winter coat drive

Humane Society – collect and donate food and toys for the shelter

Sharing and Caring Hands – collect stuffed animals or children’s books to donate

Simpson House for Men – donate men’s personal care items

CAP Agency and PROP – nonperishable foods always needed

Womens’ shelters

Loaves and Fishes

Love in Deed (Wooddale Church)

Headstart

Birthright

Operation MN Nice

Toys for Tots – participate in the annual new toy drive

Cancer Society –  Sara King is the event coordinator for the area including Chanhassen & would be our contact if any troops want to help set up, or hand out water bottles at a run, or hold a drive, etc. Sara King -Community Relations American Cancer Society Direct: 651-255-8139 sara.king@cancer.org