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The Greenbelt Community Foundation is proud to celebrate our 10th anniversary with our campaign: Explore Your Greenbelt!

The campaign will begin in April and end in October– each month we will be featuring two wonderful organizations that we have had the opportunity to support in the past.

Come see all the amazing things that the GCF has helped to make happen and celebrate our Greenbelt community.

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Explore Your Greenbelt Campaign Launch

The Greenbelt Community Foundation is proud to celebrate our 10th anniversary with our campaign: Explore Your Greenbelt!
The campaign will begin in April and end in October– each month we will be featuring two wonderful organizations that we have had the opportunity to support in the past. Come see all the amazing things that the GCF has helped to make happen and celebrate our Greenbelt community.

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Greenbelt News Review Open House

The Greenbelt News Review (GNR) is giving local citizens the chance to see the paper in action by holding an Open House this Sunday from 11:00 – 2:00 pm at their office in the Community Center, 15 Crescent Road, Suite 100. At the Open House, people can see how the staff make the paper happen and have the opportunity for some hands-on activities using the processes of yesteryear to mockup a newspaper page.

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Personal Profile of a Greenbelt Girl Scout, Grace D’Eustachio

Grace D’Eustachio is a junior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School and is very involved in her community. She swims for her high school team and for Adelphi Pool, she is a part of the drama program. She also enjoys making collages, painting, and reading in her free time. Her favorite book is “The Martian” by Andy Weir. What makes her stand out from her peers? D’Eustachio is a Senior Girl Scout in Greenbelt’s Troop 2799.

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Meet the Girl Scouts of Greenbelt

By Jimmika Robinson

Founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, a youth empowerment organization for girls in the US and American girls abroad, has taken strides towards turning young girls into the future leaders of tomorrow. Through various activities such as camping, acquiring practical skills and community service efforts, the girls learn first hand important values such as honesty, compassion, fairness and sisterhood.

The Girl Scout troops of Greenbelt who are a part of the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital council covering Washington DC, parts of Maryland and Northern Virginia, have made strides over the years to staying connected to their community by performing various community services.

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Campaign Halfway Done but More to Come

By: Carol Shaw

Residents celebrate Greenbelt every day, but the Explore Your Greenbelt campaign celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Greenbelt Community Foundation (GCF) reaches its halfway point at the end of June. This campaign highlights the GCF supported organizations that bring practical and creative approaches to enhance the Greenbelt community.

“Our goal is to broaden the visibility of the Greenbelt Community Foundation and our past grantees to help people recognize the deep, tangible impacts of giving locally.” Says Melissa Ehrenreich, GCF President. “We’ve been thrilled to meet so many residents and potential grantees through this campaign who didn’t even know we were here. What a wonderful opportunity to see the power of our community through fresh new eyes.”

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