Girl Scouts Launch “Treats, Reads and More” Sales Initiative
We all love Girl Scout Cookie season, there's no doubt about that. But did you know the group also has a fall sales initiative? It's called "Treats, Reads, & More" and dang, are the goodies delicious.
"Treats, Reads & More" helps the Girl Scouts of NYPENN earn troop funds while learning important life, entrepreneurial and leadership skills—essential components of Girl Scouting. The 2020 product lineup consists of 15 delicious nut and candy “treats” on the girl’s paper order card and 38 items available to order through online store links for direct ship (including gluten- and/or dairy-free and Kosher products), in addition to a variety of “reads” magazine subscriptions and renewals. New treats this season include Peanut Butter Trail Mix, Mint Treasures and Chocolate Covered Pretzels.
The program runs through December 5th and will continue to be conducted in-person and online, with virtual sales even more important due to challenges brought on by COVID-19.
Funds raised through Treats, Reads & More help offset costs for troops for programming, badge work, supplies, trips, Girl Scout Highest Award projects and more. Girls also earn individual program rewards. Most importantly, girls learn money management, business ethics, goal setting, decision making and people skills firsthand by managing both an in-person and online business. They also build virtual marketing skills by designing their online storefront, tracking their program goals and creating appealing content like customer emails, video greetings and a personal avatar—new this year!
Learn about Treats, Reads & More at gsnypenn.org/TRM or contact the Girl Scout in your life to order. For assistance connecting with a local participating Girl Scout or troop, contact GSNYPENN Customer Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.855.213.8555.