Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines is delighted to announce that Girl Scout Abbigail Adler has been named one of North Carolina's top youth volunteers of 2016 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.
“After learning about the dangerous turmoil in the Middle East, Abbi took action to make a difference in the lives of those living amidst violence. Her philanthropic project demonstrates not only her growing business acumen but her commitment to service; both true qualities of a leader,” said Lisa Jones, chief executive officer. “We are very excited for Abbi as she is truly deserving of this honor.”
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, now in its 21st year, is conducted by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals. “Prudential commends each of these young volunteers for using their creativity and compassion to bring positive change to their communities,” said Prudential Chairman and CEO John Strangfeld. “We hope their stories inspire others to consider how they can make a difference, too.”
An eighth-grader from Greenville, NC, Abbigail launched an online business selling jewelry and personalized items to raise money for organizations that work to end violence in the Middle East. In school, Abbigail learned about the Middle East and clashes between cultures and religions in that volatile part of the world. “This viol...