Inglewood Troop Leader Michelle Apolonio with our Emerging Leader Girl Scouts at the 2017 ToGetHerThere Luncheon.

Inglewood Troop Leader Michelle Apolonio with our Emerging Leader Girl Scouts at the 2017 ToGetHerThere Luncheon.

SERVICE AREA

As our region’s leading and largest girl-focused nonprofit, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles supports nearly 43,000 girls to thrive in partnership with more than 24,000 adult members and volunteers in Los Angeles County and parts of Kern, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties.

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. We prepare girls for a lifetime of leadership by providing access to pivotal experiences, skills, and connections, while improving their communities.

COMMUNITY IMPACT

In 2017, we increased our impact by growing our membership in underrepresented communities by 19 percent, serving 13,200 girls in these areas. Our time-tested, research-backed programs empower girls to seek challenges, develop their confidence, and build healthy relationships.

LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Lise L. Luttgens

Chief Executive Officer

Brenda Zamzow

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Patricia A. Crider

Westfield Corporation

Cheryl Hundley

Blackline, Inc.

Shelley Thompson

Philanthropist

Jana Monroe

Herbalife

Kathryn E. Nielsen

Columbia TriStar Motion Pictures

David A. Battaglia

Gibson Dunn

Steve Bolkovatz

The Capital Group

Mia Britel

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Lana Bykova

Wells Fargo

Juanita Dawson

Raytheon

Lisa Greer

Whittier Enterprises

Karen Jong

RSM US LLP

Anthony “Tony” Kaufman

Princess Cruises

Chet A. Kronenberg

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Manju Kulkarni

Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council

Megan L. Martin

Warner Bros. Entertainment

Frances Moreno

Vaco Los Angeles, LLC

Michelle Reagan Attalla

City National Bank

April Spencer

Ernst & Young

Tania Van Herle

Harley Ellis Devereaux

Michelle Wroan

KPMG LLP

AREAS OF FUNDING

Your support plays a direct role in empowering and inspiring girls, and aligns your company with one of the most recognized nonprofit organizations and the second most-valued brand in the world. Partner with us to advance our program initiatives (STEM, entrepreneurship, outdoor, and life skills) or sponsor a signature event:

Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Nearly 500 guests pay tribute to outstanding volunteers who make a difference in the lives of girls.

Gold Award Ceremony

Gold Award Girl Scouts who have earned the highest Girl Scout honor are recognized in a celebration by more than 750 guests. Our annual Gold Award class is consistently the largest in the nation.

Family Fit Fair

Featuring a 5K challenge course, the event attended by more than 1,200 Girl Scouts and family members culminates in a fit fair that promotes healthy living.

ToGetHerThere Luncheon

At a celebration of female leadership, more than 500 influential women and men and our Emerging Leader Girl Scouts gather for an event filled with inspiration and mentorship.

For more information, call (626) 677-2338.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

As a volunteer, you help girls unleash their inner leader, build essential life skills and confidence, and create memories they will never forget. There are many ways to get involved as a Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles volunteer—from becoming a troop leader to mentoring other adult volunteers. The level of commitment is up to you, whether you can give a few hours, a few weeks, or a few months of your time.

All adults, ages 18 and older, are welcome to apply. Call (213) 213-0123 or go to girlscoutsla.org to learn more.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

Advance our mission through general support

  • Corporate giving/sponsorships
  • Events and program partnership
  • Workplace/matching gifts
  • Planned giving
  • Stock
  • Employee volunteerism

For more information, contact Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles’ development department at

(626) 677-2314 or click “Donate” on GirlScoutsLA.org.

GOALS FOR 2018

  • Reach more girls in underserved and underrepresented communities through outreach efforts and community partnerships.
  • Enhance the volunteer experience through increased support and training to ensure more girls benefit from the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
  • Deliver more dynamic, high-quality outdoor program experiences to girls across Greater LA.

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