Girl Scouts gather goods for Tijuana orphanage

Eighth-grade Girl Scouts from Muirlands Middle School Troop 3259 recently held their third annual toy, stocking and supply drive for Siempre Para Los Ninos, an orphanage in Tijuana, housing more than 30 children and their caregivers.

La Jolla sister troops 3175, 3635, 3401 and 3462 donated items for the Siempre family of children ages 4 months to 17 years. Troop 3259 has been together for nine years and is currently working toward the Girl Scout Silver Award. For more information about Seimpre Para Los Ninos and its programs, visit