Aid STEM education overseas by donating your eclipse glasses

Astronomers Without Borders and Girls Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas are collecting your old glasses to help with STEM education in South America & Asia.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The August 21 solar eclipse has come and gone, so what do you do with your glasses? Donate them!

Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas are collecting your old eclipse glasses to send to Astronomers Without Borders.

AWB will then distribute the eclipse glasses across South America and Asia to aid STEM education in schools for the 2019 solar eclipse in that region.

Everyone is welcome to donate, and glasses can be dropped off during open business hours at your nearest Girl Scouts – Diamonds office or shop. Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed 1 to 2 p.m.) Then Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Central Arkansas-11311 Arcade Drive, Little Rock

Midwest Arkansas-5705 Gordon Lane, Fort Smith

Northeast Arkansas-3434 One Place, Jonesboro

Northwest Arkansas-5506 Walsh Lane, Ste. 108, Rogers

Southwest Arkansas-1811 Arkansas Blvd., Texarkana

Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas serves over 8,000 girls and 3,600 volunteers who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) to change the world. Click here to join, volunteer or donate.

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