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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteers

What Is Cookies For A Cause?

Wondering what we mean when we say Cookies for a Cause? Well, most simply, it is the re-branding of our Operation Cookie Donation Program. This year Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will be supporting 4 types of organizations through our annual Cookie Program with donations of everyone’s favorite cookies. What are those 4 types of organizations? Military Food Pantries Veterans Health Services Why are we changing up our cookie donation program? It’s not because Operation Cookie wasn’t  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents

How the Cookie Crumbles: Where Does the Cookie Money Go?

When you buy a box of delicious Girl Scout Cookies, you are not just purchasing a sweet treat for yourself. You are supporting new and amazing experiences for girls in your community! Supporting the Girl Scout Cookie Program not only gives girls funds for the troop, but it also supports all of Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s services to volunteers, parents, and girls. Your support helps girls build skills as they earn badges, maintains camp properties that give girls a safe space to try  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Cookie Booth Selling Success!

Cookie booths give girls the perfect opportunity to reach their goals and gain valuable people and business ethic skills.  Before you set out with your girls for your first cookie booth, brainstorm different ways to maximize your sales to ensure success.  Here are some ideas if they get stumped: Create bright posters to attract customers and communicate the troop’s goals. Be on time!  The businesses who agree to host cookie booths often promote their cookie booths to their customers.   ...

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Cookies & Beyond, Parents, Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Girl Scout Cookie Program Resources

The Girl Scout cookie season is here!  As most of you know, the sale started Friday, January 10th.  We have compiled an easy list of resources to help you support girls to gain the 5 skills associated with participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Selling Tools: Share this How To Be a Top Seller list with your girls from our blog a few weeks ago. Check out these selling tools on GSUSA’s website. Activities For Girls: We’ve created Earning and Learning sample meetings to  ...

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