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There's MORE to Girl Scout Cookies...

Our Girl Scout Cookie Program is much more than a fundraiser.  It's a fun way for girls of all ages to earn the money that fuels their dreams.

It's a powerful, hands-on leadership and entrepreneurial program.  The countless exciting possibilities - from new business opportunities to a healthier planet to a more beautiful world - begin with the skills girls learn and the actions they take today.   Girls will learn firsthand the ins and outs of running their own cookie businesses, even "branding" their enterprises for the maximum impact.

In an ever-changing world, it's comforting to know that some things stay the same. For one, Girl Scouts love adventure! For another, people love Girl Scout Cookies!

This year more than ever, there's a big helping of adventure in every delicious bite of Girl Scout Cookies®. Add a big dash of never-give-up, I’ve-got-this, and the world-is-mine-for-the-taking, and you’ve got some very powerful cookies.

When you purchase Girl Scout Cookies, you're supporting girls’ ability to learn, grow, and thrive through adventure. Running their very own Girl Scout Cookie business makes it all possible, from camping trips that teach them how to be resourceful to STEM projects that inspire them to change the world and epic treks that remind them they’re capable of anything.

Enjoy Girl Scout Cookies yourself, give some to a friend, or donate to a worthy cause—every bite counts!

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Gift of Caring - "Cookies for Heroes"

Thanks to our Gift of Caring community service project, cookies can give back!  GSGMS is continuing the  Cookies for Heroes program.  Last year over 5000 boxes were distributed and shipped overseas to women and men serving our country.

Cookies for Heroes is a program that allows the community to send Girl Scout cookies to military personnel serving overseas and local heroes at home.  This can include veterans, firemen & women, policemen & women and EMTs.

This is a terrific alternative for those who want to support GSGMS without actually purchasing the cookies themselves, and is ideal for companies and corporations.

The girls receive credit for these cookies sold.  The Council delivers the cookies; volunteers and girls do not handle any of the boxes!

Here's how it works:

  • During the sale, girls explain Cookies for Heroes and ask customers if they would like to purchase an additional box of cookies as a gift for our heroes at home.
  • A Girl Scout accepts payment when the customer places the order.
  • The virtual boxes will be entered in eBudde in the "heroes" column.

Each Girl Scout who sells a minimum of 12 Cookies for Heroes boxes will earn a special patch and girls who sell 36 will receive a charm!

Cookie Entrepreneur

Goal setting is the first step to making dreams a reality. Here at Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi, we want our girls to experience the feeling of accomplishment first hand. That’s why we’ve come up with The Entrepreneurial Pin Program. Each Girl Scout in any age group can achieve an Entrepreneurial Pin by filling out a goal plan sheet this cookie season. By looking at potential rewards for achieving the desired sales, each girl will set her cookie sales goal for the season. Using the Entrepreneurial Pin Tracking Sheet based on her age group, girls can fill in the goal tracker as the sales are completed. 

Because there is more to a goal than simply setting and achieving it, the Entrepreneurial Tracking Sheets also offer help along the way, asking girls to think “What are the steps I can take to achieve this goal?” and providing spaces to create mile markers of small achievements. At the end of the season, if the goals set were achieved, along with pride for hitting their sales target, girls will receive their Entrepreneurial Pin.

Want to know more about the new Cookie Entrepreneur pins?!  Find the checklists for your level at the links below:

Bling your Booth

If you want to attract lots and lots of customers, it's time to "bling" your cookie booth.  Be creative...anything colorful, bright and energetic should bring customers to your booth.  Just be sure to follow the guidelines set by your booth sponsor and Troop Leaders. 

*A Cookies for Heroes poster MUST be displayed at your booth.

Submit your pictures to the the council office by posting on the GSGMS Facebook page.

Each week the top three (3) Blinged Booths will win for their troop:

1st place - $75 Troop Pizza Party    
2nd place - $50 Michael's or Hobby Lobby gift card
3rd place - $25 Sonic gift card

Bling your Booth patches can be purchased through the Council shops.

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