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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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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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Proud to be a Greenbelt Volunteer

By Caroline Fuchs

“I’m proud of us. I’m proud of Greenbelt.” That’s how Pamela Gregory, a resident of Greenbelt for the past 32 years, expresses her passion for the community. An avid volunteer and participant in community activities, Pamela is a “communitarian” of the highest degree, and currently serves on the board of directors of the Greenbelt Museum.

Pamela’s volunteer story is uniquely hers yet it follows the path of many other volunteers who value the unique living environment that is Greenbelt.

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Greenbelt Museum’s Activities Aided by the GCF Grants

By Carol Griffith

The quaint and quiet presence of the Greenbelt Museum at the corner of Westway and Crescent Road gives the wrong impression – the Museum is a veritable hub of activity and a vital part of the city.

One of the best loved of the many events hosted by the museum is the annual Roosevelt Ride. Bicycles decorated with streamers and flowers and riders dressed in vintage clothing will once again ride a prearranged route through the historic part of the city and return to the Community Center grounds for a picnic on Sunday, June 5 at 11:00 am. The event is open to all and free of charge. To ensure safety, the ride will be led by an expert bicyclist and accompanied by a police escort.

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