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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, Parents, Volunteers

It’s Not Just a Cookie: From Cookie Rookie to Entrepreneur, Girl Scout Style!

Did you know that 50% of female business leaders wore Girl Scout green in their youth? That’s an awesome track record of building future entrepreneurs. How do we do it? Through our awesome Cookie Program, and its 5 skills, of course! What are the 5 skills? Decision making, goal setting, money management, people skills, and business ethics are what our girls are learning as they’re earning money for troop activities and it’s these skills that set them apart as  ...

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Cookies & Beyond, News

Are You Ready for the Operation Cookie Challenge?

Hey western Ohio, we need your help! This weekend, March 16-18, we’re pulling out all the stops to collect 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to donate to Operation Cookie! What is Operation Cookie? Operation Cookie is a council-wide community service project that provides boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to deployed military men and women around the globe! Now in its 13th year, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Operation Cookie Program has donated over $1 million worth of Girl Scout cookies to  ...

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