April 2013 bring Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri’s 16thannual personal care item drive: April Showers. Girl Scouts, their Troop Leaders,family and friends help families in need by participating in this community service program! On April 13, 2013, bag distribution Saturday, GSEM will hold the second annual “Showering the Community’ event at area Walmart stores. The“Showering the Community” event was introduced in 2012 and was an overwhelming success. More than 162,000 items were collected at 33 Walmart stores in our pilot year. Before or after troops deliver their assigned bags, they come to a Walmart store in their areas to encourage donations and collect items. Girlswill distribute April Showers raindrops listing the personal care items needed to Walmart customers entering the store, and collect the donated items from customers when they were leaving.