By Danielle Chavira

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – A group of Colorado Girl Scouts helped collect items for pets in need. They set up a donation drive in Highlands Ranch and collected dog treats, cat litter and gently used blankets.

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People drove up to drop off their contributions while the scouts wore masks and followed social distancing guidelines. The scouts say they hoped their event showcased Colorado’s giving side.

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“It just sees the community coming together to help the cause,” one scout said.

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The donations will benefit the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley.

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The scouts will receive a special patch which promotes friendship, leadership and ways to get outside and enjoy Colorado.

Danielle Chavira