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Since the senseless act of violence that occurred at the Route 91 Harvest Festival at Mandalay Bay on Sunday, October 1st, our council has received an incredible outpouring from our Girl Scout family across the country asking how they can help.

Thank you for your continued thoughts, prayers, and donations as our Las Vegas community faces difficult days and weeks ahead.

Vegas Strong Patch

Community Service Patch

Girl Scouts have a long history of uniting and supporting our communities during difficult times. The tragic events here in Las Vegas on October 1st are no exception. We already know of so many troops stepping up and taking action. Whether sending Thank You cards to our first responders, volunteering their time, or anything in between, we want to say “Thank You” to our incredible Girl Scout family for your support of our first responders.

Rylie's Road to Recovery

GoFundMe for Rylie Golgart, GSSNV Alumna

Rylie, a GSSNV alumna and 2013 Grand Cookie Club member, was attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Sunday when she was shot and injured in the mass shooting. Rylie was shot in the lower back and has already undergone emergency surgery to address any possible internal bleeding.  The bullet has fragmented in the L4 vertebrae.  Currently, her family is exploring options from top neurosurgeons to decide the best course of treatment for long term health needs.

Donate to a Girl Scout sister at “Rylie’s Road to Recovery” GoFundMe 

Las Vegas Victim's Fund

Las Vegas Victims' Fund

Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commission Chair from Las Vegas is raising funds to assist the victims of the tragic Las Vegas shooting. Funds will be used to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the horrific Las Vegas mass shooting​.

Learn More and Donate to the Las Vegas Victims' Fund

Thank You Card Campaign

Thank you Card Campaign

Council collected hundreds of Thank You cards on behalf of Troop 777 for the first responders and medical teams who responded selflessly and continued to work long hours in the days and weeks following the events of October 1st.

Dr. Andrea Bastiani Archibald

Parent Resource – Talking to Your Daughter About Violence and Hate

Your Girl Scout may have questions or fears related to the shooting at Mandalay Bay. She might feel anxious, worried, frightened, angry, and confused—all very normal feelings that you can help her explore and express in the coming days. 

Compiled by Dr. Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Girl Scouts’ developmental psychologist, this resource provides tips on how you can have these conversations in your own home. 

Talking to Your Daughter About Violence and Hate