Great Guide Sleepover 2019: Gorillas, Gumboots & Goodies
24 AUGUST 2019
Over 850 Girl Guides pounded the pavement and practiced persuasion in preparation to participate in The Great Guide Sleepover 2019, Girl Guides NSW & ACT's premier fundraising event.
Funds raised though this event help support Taronga Conservation Society and Girl Guides NSW & ACT. THis year we raised an amzing $55,000 and thanks to the efforts of our youth attendees, a further $22,000 was raised in support of the Gorillas at Taronga Zoo. More than double our goal of $10,000!
We had over 140 active fundraising individuals, 56 active fundraising Units, 130 girls who raised over $50 each and won a plush toy, three girls who raised over $1000 and five Units that raised more than $1000.
Congratulation to our top fundraisers:
Fundraisers over $1000
- Emily Brown
- Mia De Azevedo
Prize: Family pass to Taronga/Taronga Western Plains Zoo and an animal encounter for any girl that raises over $1000
Prize: Roar & Snore for 4 people at Taronga Zoo for the top individual fundraiser (minimum $600+ raised)
Top Fundraising Unit:
Prize: A VIP Behind-the-Scenes Animal Experience for up to 8+ people for the top performing Unit
Top Phone Cycle Unit:
- Emu Plains, brought in 38 phones
Prize: Exclusive Behind the Scenes Keeper talk
And a big thank you to all the event volunteers and area captains who helped make the Great Guide Sleepover 2019 a success!
Save the date for next year—29 August 2020. We hope to see you then!