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Girl Scout Strong for Uvalde, TX

GS Strong for Uvalde

Ways to Help
Note Cards:

Girls are encouraged to create personalized cards for families or friends of the victims, those recovering in the hospital, and first responders.
Cards can be mailed to:

  • Sally Cheever, Girl Scout Leadership Center
    811 N Coker Loop, San Antonio, TX  78216

Monetary Donations:

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas are accepting funds for the benefit of our sister Girl Scouts in Uvalde – please click here to make a gift.

In the wake of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, we all may experience fear and anxiety, especially children. 
Below are some resources you may wish to use as you navigate conversations with your girls and troop families.

Girl Scout Raising Awesome Girls content:  When Violence on the News Shakes Her World

For child-centered grief and trauma resources 


For mental health crises

  • Call 911
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-8255 or for online emotional support
  • The Crisis Text Line connects you to a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message: text NAMI to 741741
  • The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7 national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling (more info at National Institute of Mental Health): Dial 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor

For families or troops seeking mental health care services

Mental Health America (MHA) links to affiliates across the country and offers resources for finding treatment