Thank You for Giving to the Max


More than 233 people stepped up to be champions for girl leadership on Thursday, November 14 for Give to the Max Day. Girl Scouts supporters spread the word to family and friends, and helped bring in an overall total of $17,359!             $17,359 is enough to provide 1,157 memberships to […]

Help Girls Build a Brighter Future


Girls have the ability to change the world around them. In Girl Scouts, girls can create their own leadership journey. Many girls join Girl Scouts not realizing how much potential they truly have. Ani’s Story At 15 years old, Ani had already been written off as hopeless—a disheartening label for anyone, but at 15, an […]

Why We Give to Girl Scouts


Amy Kroll fondly remembers that her first experiences in making independent decisions and setting goals came through her participation in Girl Scouts. As she worked on badges, sold cookies, and collaborated with other girls on troop projects, Amy gained confidence in her ability to succeed at challenging tasks—and a future leader was born. Amy’s passion […]

Running Lean Is Good, But It’s Not the Whole Story

Three Girl Scouts

While Girl Scouts River Valleys runs with low overhead costs (20.4% of budget compared to an industry average of 36.9%*), this statistic isn’t the best way to determine the council’s success. Success should be evaluated by the girl who made lasting friendships in her troop when it was otherwise difficult for her to make social […]

The Good Turn Club

Sandy Craighead

There are a lot of ways to support Girl Scouts, and 22 women do so as members of the Good Turn Club. Everyone in the club makes a personal investment in stocks, bonds and securities that will benefit Girl Scouts River Valleys. The group meets once a quarter to discuss financial topics, give advice to […]