Westlake Girl Scouts help abandoned pets

Westlake Girl Scouts

WESTLAKE, LA (KPLC) - Girl Scout Troop 87 paired up with a local pet rescue organization by collecting blankets and towels for the animals.

LaPaw Pet Rescue is a local organization that finds foster homes for abandoned or injured animals until adoption.

Cofounder of LaPaw Lynette Fisher said the organization is always in need of materials.

"We use blankets, and towels, and bath mats and things that people normally just toss out," Fisher said. "We're just so gracious of them and I know they had a drive specifically for this."

Membership Specialist for the Girl Scouts of Louisiana in Westlake Patricia Lore said this community effort was part of the action steps Troop 87 is taking with their journey books to learn about themselves and others.

"They're discovering, connecting and then they take action and that's usually an activity in the community," Lore said.

Lore said after selling cookies, the Troop took some of their earned money to put toward buying blankets and materials for LaPaw from thrift stores.

Check out the attached video to see what the Girl Scouts of Troop 87 had to say about their community involvement

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