CRANFORD, NJ - Craving those famous Girl Scout Cookies? Your wait is almost over. Starting Saturday, March 28, downtown Cranford will be filled with smiling girl scouts of all ages touting their famous cookies.
The Girl Scouts of Cranford will be offering some of the most recognized signature cookie varieties including Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Trefoils. Each traditional box of cookies is $4.00. This year, the organization also offers “Toffee-Tastic!” – a rich, buttery, gluten-free cookie with tons of toffee chips for $5.00 a box.
To date, sales are up 5 percent from last year and boxes for donation are up 19 percent. “We will have plenty of boxes for booth sales this year and the girls are very excited to celebrate the positive impact they make on their community through the Girl Scout Cookie Program" said Kristin Santos, Service Unit Manager of the Girl Scouts of Cranford. The group sold 34,642 boxes of cookies during 2014's cookie program.
To find a registered cookie booth near you, simply go to http://www.girlscouts.org/program/gs_cookies/find_cookies.asp and type in your zip code on the top where it says “Find cookies”.
Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls - all girls - where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives.
For over 100 years, its membership has been unified towards the achievement of the Girl Scout mission: “To build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.”
The Girl Scouts of Cranford boasts 1,068 Girl Scout Members in 70 troops and Juliette’s making it one of the largest non-profit organizations in town. The Cranford Service Unit is a part of the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) Council which is part of the Girl Scouts of the USA. If your family is interested in learning more about local Girl Scouts or to find out more information on the Girls Scouts of Cranford, please visit http://www.cranfordgirlscouts.com.
GSHNJ serves over 25,000 girls, ages 5-17 and 11, 000 adult members in the counties of Hudson, Essex, Union, Somerset, Hunterdon, southern Warren and parts of Middlesex.
About Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ)
GSHNJ’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. GSHNJ provides leadership development for girls at all age levels through programs that include: science, technology, financial literacy, health, the arts, and outdoor and environmental awareness.
For more information about volunteering or donating, visit www.gshnj.org.