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Girl Scouts Raise $75000 To Help Military Moms

Girl Scout Troop 377 of Newark recently collected approximately $75,000 worth of donations for Operation Homefront of the Virginias’ second annual “Star-Spangled Babies,” a baby shower for military mothers.

The troop, consisting of 11 members in second and third grade, accumulated baby products – including baby carriers, changing bags, blankets, clothing and diapers – that will be given to 200 expectant mothers at a baby shower on June 4.

The project was proposed by 7-year-old Paige Miller, whose brother is in the Air Force and stationed in Virginia. She and her mother, Lyz, found out about the event on the organization’s Facebook page.

Read the full article.