Giving Back with Cookies

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Community service has been a part of Girl Scouts since its founding in 1912, and one delicious way Girl Scouts support the community is through our cookie donation programs. Customers can purchase Girl Scout Cookies to be donated through one of two programs: Operation Cookie Care Package – Cookies are donated to military men and […]

Celebrate 2014 Girl Scout Week

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Girl Scout Week is celebrated each March to commemorate the Girl Scout birthday, March 12. This year, Girl Scout Week starts with Girl Scout Sunday on March 9 and ends with Girl Scout Sabbath on March 15.   Girl Scout Sunday and Girl Scout Sabbath give girls an opportunity to attend their local place of […]

Community Service at Children’s Hospital

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Who does Troop 14297 want to help through community service projects? Babies and puppies of course! The girls from Troop 14297 got to help one of those groups—babies—alongside 200 other Girl Scout sisters at Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota in October. Children’s is a long-time favorite for local Girl Scouts who want to help […]

Apply for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award

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If you are a Girl Scout who earned your Silver or Gold Award this year, you’d be a great candidate for a Prudential Sprit of Community Award. This award honors young people in middle and high school for outstanding service to their communities. Applications must be submitted to Girl Scouts River Valleys by November 5. […]

Girl Scout Takes Charge to Help Bluebirds

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Katie has always been passionate about the outdoors, but was never really a bird-watcher. That changed when she embarked on her Girl Scout Gold Award project last year. For the project, she organized volunteers to build houses for bluebirds, who are often crowded out of their natural habitat by house sparrows. Katie’s project marked the […]