Ray “ Shorty” Simpson Fund for Girls Scouts of Northern Indiana – Michiana


The Ray “ Shorty” Simpson Fund for Girls Scouts of Northern Indiana – Michiana was established in 2015 by caring board members.

Fund Story

Ray “Shorty” Simpson -Mariner and man enough to be a Girl Scout

“Shorty” had come to Girl Scouting in Michigan City to help his mother, “Skipper”, launch the mariners program for Girl Scouts in the 1940’s. Soon after helping his mother, “Shorty” became a key volunteer for Girl Scouts and dedicated much of his time at Camp Soni Springs and in Michigan City for over 50 years. Shorty, who was man enough to be a Girl Scout and believed in the Girl Scout movement, wanted to ensure that the mission of growing girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place would continue after he was gone. Leaving a monetary gift to the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana in his will, GSNI-M established the Ray “Shorty” Simpson Fund, to honor him and ensure his legacy to Girl Scouting. As founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low stated, “The work of today is the history of tomorrow, and we are its makers.”
Join Shorty by investing in girls who change the world and give to the “Shorty” Simpson Fund.

Donation Information
  • Your gift is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
  • You will receive a tax receipt electronically for your records once your donation is processed.
  • Gifts by credit card incur a processing fee for each transaction which will be deducted from your gift. The current fee is 2.8% per transaction. We invite you to increase your gift to cover this fee so that your charitable intent can be fully realized.
  • If you would like to make a one-time or recurring payment from a bank account, please contact the Unity Office at (219) 879-0327 or unity@uflc.net.

If you prefer, you can mail your donation to:

Unity Foundation of La Porte County
PO Box 527
Michigan City, IN 46361


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