Giving girls a taste of success
No matter how much you pay for a box, the profits, estimated at $800 million, help support your local troop and pay for volunteer training and summer camps for girls ages 5-18. Girl Scout Cookies for sale
The money Girl Scouts pulls in during its four-month season (January to April) is more than Oreo did last year in sales and more than Chips Ahoy and Milano combined, according to Fortune.
The piece of Americana – annual cookie sells have been around as a national event since 1936 – teach girls about business.
“When you make a Girl Scout Cookie purchase, you’re helping the next generation of girl entrepreneurs get an important taste of what it takes to be successful –teamwork, planning, and a positive outlook,” Girls Scouts says.
You know what that says to us? Go ahead – buy another box of your favorite cookie, guilt free. Girl Scout Cookies for sale