Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The Scout Law...
Pretty proud of Danny and his friends. The Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts gathered 1,832 pounds of food last weekend for the Capital Area Food Bank. Awesome! They first distributed 10 bags each to neighbors about 10 days ago asking them to buy/gather some nutritious and non-perishable items over the week. Then on Saturday they brought those bags to a local Safeway, and volunteered their time asking shoppers to pick up something extra to drop on their way out.
This was the "speil" they first came up with:
"Help the hungry donate cans."
After a little grammatical coaching by one of my fellow Cub Scout leaders, they were soon saying:
"Good morning. Help the hungry. Donate cans." (much better).
Great job boys!!!! I particularly like that so many elements of the Scout Law came into play with this project.
A Scout is: