Thin-mint cookies, anyone?
After Girl Scouts of the USA suspended door-to-door sales and cookie booths due to the spread of COVID-19, the organization is now taking the Girl Scouts cookie season online. Girl Scouts announced on Friday that you can now buy Tag-A-Longs, Samoas and other Girl Scout cookies online.
The efforts are a part of a Girl Scouts “Girl Scouts Cookie Care” program that provides a safer way to order cookies for home delivery. You can even donate a box of treats to first responders, volunteers and local causes. Cookie-lovers can buy or donate at girlscouts.org/cookiecare.
Prior to the Girl Scouts “Cookie Care” program, the seasonal sweets could be ordered from Girl Scouts using the organization’s personal “Digital Cookie” platform, which provides consumers a link to order boxes online.
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“For 108 years, Girl Scouts has been there in times of crisis and turmoil,” said Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA. “And today we are stepping forward with new initiatives to help girls, their families and consumers connect, explore, find comfort and take action.”
The cookies are available for shipping nationwide. Girl Scouts says the sales obtained from its yearly Girl Scouts cookie program is the “financial lifeblood” that helps it provide programming to 1.7 million girls.
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