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Girl Scouts has been a part of your family. Leave a legacy and be a part of the Girl Scout family for generations to come.
Join the GSHH Juliette Gordon Low Society
Juliette Gordon Low
In March of 1912, Juliette Gordon Low gathered 18 girls in Savannah, GA to begin Girl Scouts. Since then, Girl Scouts has grown to be the largest organization serving girls in the United States—more than three million strong. Juliette’s outstanding leadership was matched by her stewardship. She converted the carriage house of her home into the first Girl Scout national headquarters, and she gifted the property to Girl Scouts in her will. Juliette’s bequest was the beginning of planned giving to Girl Scouts. In her memory, and on the occasion of our 100th anniversary, we established the national Juliette Gordon Low Society to thank and honor friends of Girl Scouting who, like Juliette, choose to make Girl Scouts part of their legacy and a beneficiary of their estate.
Benefits of Membership
As a GSHH JGL Society member, you will be invited to attend special recognition and educational events. Other benefits include a subscription to GSHH’s Pulse and Currents newsletters, listing as a GSHH JGL Society member in select Girl Scout publications, access to digital resources and a special membership lapel pin. Additionally, if you join the GSHH JGL Society you will also be automatically enrolled in GSUSA’s JGL Society and will enjoy the benefits of membership in both.
Becoming a Member
Please contact Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson’s Fund Development Department for more information about becoming a member of the GSHH JGL Society or to inform us of your plans to help ensure the legacy of Girl Scouting by providing a gift to Girl Scouts in your estate plans. Such gifts can include naming Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson as beneficiary of a:
- Retirement Plan
- Living Trust
- Donor Advised Fund
- Life Insurance Policy
- Charitable Remainder Trust
- Charitable Lead Trust
- Remainder Gift of Real Estate
- Any other gift that benefits Girl Scouts in the future
Please consult with your attorney or financial planning professional about including Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson in your plans.
Your thoughtful and generous financial gift will help support and sustain Girl Scouting and will extend your involvement with the Movement beyond your lifetime. Your legacy will shine through the smiles, the laughter, and the achievements of millions of Girl Scouts for years to come.
A Lasting Legacy
More than 59 million American women have enjoyed the excitement and camaraderie of Girl Scouts during their lifetime—and that number continues to grow as Girl Scouts continues to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. As time goes by, the needs of girls change, and we must change to keep up with them. Today, we are deeply committed to making sure that our Girl Scout Movement is ready to honor the spirit and promise of future generations of Girl Scouts. Helping us move boldly into the future by including a gift to Girl Scouting in their estate plans is a group of very special people—the members of the Juliette Gordon Low Society.
Your generous planned gift will be….
”For the Future of Girls... and the Girls of the Future “
For more information please contact:
GSHH Director of Development
Phone: 914-747-3080 ext 495