2021 Annual Report
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee has shown strength and resilience during difficult times throughout our history. This past year, we continued to navigate unforeseen challenges, meeting those challenges with courage, confidence, and character.
It has been a year of rebuilding, rebounding, and beginning anew. But through your support, Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee remains a strong and vibrant force in local communities.
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Your gift directly impacts the lives of more than 15,000 girls and adult volunteers in a deep and meaningful way. Because of your generosity, we were able to award $236,991 in financial assistance for memberships, programs, and uniforms, which is an 8% increase from 2020.
Our Council Numbers
- Our Members
In 2020-2021, 10,772 girls had the opportunity to try new things, develop a range of skills, and take on leadership roles with the help of 4,341 adult volunteers.
330 girls participated in the L.E.A.D. Program, a 12-week after-school program for girls from Title I schools.
26 girls participated in Troop 6000, which serves girls without permanent housing in Davidson County.
- Our Programs
To assist troops navigating COVID-19 challenges, we began the year with a new helpful resource—Kick-Start Kits! The kits included all the materials needed for four troop meetings and were sent by mail to 739 troops, representing 7,060 girls!
GSMIDTN introduced a cultural heritage patch program to educate and celebrate the heritage, history, traditions, and current experiences of many cultures. 978 Girl Scouts earned patches for Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee was able to welcome 1,430 girls back to Camp Sycamore Hills and Camp Holloway this summer.
Highest Awards are earned by creating and implementing sustainable projects that benefit the community. Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Girl Scouts contributed 18,160 hours of community service.
6 girls were awarded the Agenia Clark Gold Award Scholarship for Excellence in Leadership. Thank you to the Sue Peters Foundation for Girls of Character, Courage, and Confidence for supporting these girls as they continue their education.
- Our Product Programs
2,468 girls participated in the Fall Product Program and 6,781 girls participated in the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
Girls in our council sold 1,443,372 boxes of cookies. Generous customers like you also gave back by donating 65,085 packages of cookies to Fort Campbell soldiers and other nonprofits in Middle Tennessee.
Your gift directly impacts the lives of more than 15,000 girls and adult volunteers. Out of every dollar donated, 93 cents goes toward programs that empower girls to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others.
- GSMIDTN Board of Directors
Thank you to Our Board of Directors!
Sallie B. Bailey, Board Chair
Peri Widener, Vice Chair
Jeremy Swartz, Vice Chair
Barb Zipperian, Secretary
Alfred Dowell, Treasurer
Agenia Clark, GSMIDTN CEO
Lee Ann Ingram
Tera Rica Murdock
- Sue Peters Society
Thank you to the generous supporters of the Sue Peters Society! Through an annual gift of $1,000, members sustain Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We are incredibly grateful for your ongoing support.