Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama (GSSA) introduces a new cookie to its lineup, starting December 26, when it will join classics like Thin Mints®, Caramel deLites, and Shortbread.
The new cookie will offer a s’mores-inspired crispy graham cookie double-dipped in a crème icing and enrobed in a chocolaty coating. This clever take on the time-honored campfire treat was developed in response to popular consumer trends. It is vegan and free of artificial colors, preservatives, and partially hydrogenated oils.
The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the nation’s largest girl-led business and the leading financial literacy program for girls. Designed for girls in grades K-12, it is a key element of the Girl Scout leadership experience. According to GSSA, when you buy cookies from a Girl Scout, you are investing in so much more than a box of treats – you are supporting a girl’s future, and the future leadership of the country. Through the Girl Scout Cookie Program, girls learn five essential life skills: goal setting, decision-making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. The Girl Scout Cookie Program powers Take-Action Projects that benefit the local community, girl programs, which include science, technology, engineering, and math activities, educational trips that the troops go on together, and much more!
For those who would like to visit a cookie booth near them, they can find their favorite cookies being sold at booth sales beginning Friday, January 20, when troops will set up in front of local businesses and shopping centers across the area. A cookie booth locator app can be downloaded for the iPhone and Android devices. The sale ends on Sunday, March 5.
For more information or to locate a Girl Scout troop, visit www.girlscoutssa.org or call toll free 1-800-239-6636.
About Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama
Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama serves more than 7,000 girls, ages 5-17 and 2,700 volunteers across 30 counties. Programs focused on financial literacy, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and leadership development help girls contribute to their families, communities and the nation’s workforce and leadership today and in the future. Diversity is a core value of Girl Scouts, and in addition to ongoing troops, we are committed to serving girls who face overwhelming obstacles through our outreach programs.
For more information on becoming a member, volunteering or other ways you can help, call 800-239-6636 or visit www.girlscoutssa.org.