Volunteer at Second Harvest Heartland

Second Harvest Heartland logo

On the first Saturday of each month, Second Harvest Heartland opens its doors to youth groups and families for Youth Service Day. Volunteers sort and re-pack donated food into consumer-size packages from 9–11:30 am. Second Harvest Heartland then distributes these re-packaged items to food shelves and soup kitchens that serve people at risk for hunger. […]

Fourth of July Closures

American Flag

All River Valleys service centers and shops will be closed to staff and the general public, July 1–5. All online shop orders placed after noon on June 28 will ship in the order in which they are received, beginning Monday July 8. While all shop locations and offices will be closed, camps will run as […]

Girl Scout Models Needed


Think your girl is a great example of a Girl Scout? River Valleys is now accepting currently registered Girl Scouts for our model database for possible participation in photo shoots during the 2013–2014 member year. We are looking for girls who are relaxed in front of the camera and enjoy meeting new people, and encourage […]

Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

Girl Scout with Linda Keene and Deb Wilkinson

In 2013, 569 remarkable young women from Girl Scouts River Valleys completed their Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award projects, contributing more than 30,000 hours to their local and global communities. This represents a seventeen percent increase in higher award participation compared to last year. To receive the Girl Scout Gold and Silver Awards, girls […]

Library Memorial Honors Schaffhausen Girls

Memorial windows

The girls of the Kinni-Croix Valley, St. Croix Central, and Woodwind service units raised money to help create a memorial honoring the three Schaffhausen girls killed in July 2012. Unveiled in late May at the River Falls Library, the three-piece stain glass window art is based on a quote from the Shel Silverstein book The […]