Scout creates comfort packs for hospitalized kids

December 2, 2012 

Lauren Gettinger of Raleigh has earned the Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

For her Gold project, Lauren created comfort packs to be given to children when they are first admitted to WakeMed Children’s Hospital.

Lauren, the daughter of Tom and Debbie Gettinger, graduated this year from Broughton High School and was a member of Troop 877, led by her mother and Liz Mills.

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service